Re: Clay leaves plaque (Photos section) - beautiful!
- Hi Denise and all,
> Well, I quickly found out that ceramic clay does not work for thisLet me guess - the firing clay stuck to the mold?
If that was the problem you can spray just a bit a Pam on the mold
and the clay will release. You can use real leaves quite nicely for
this type of project (you don't even have to lift the leaf off the
clay - it will burn off in the kiln).
Denise - if you do the lesson with kids - send me one sample. I will
add it to the leaf bowl lesson as a variation (linking to United
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Denise wrote:
> I received some sample packs of the new Crayola Air-Dry clay at
conference and I LOVE it.
> I wanted to do this lesson from United Art & Education:
> Well, I quickly found out that ceramic clay does not work for this
project! The Crayola clay worked great and I have uploaded a photo
of the sample I made into a folder on the art_education site (Clay
> The clay works like ceramic clay and air dries to a fairly hard
finish. Before we had this new school of ours, I had no kiln so I
have had plenty of experience trying air-dry clays. Besides the
plain white Sculpey, this is the best I have found.