Re: [art_education] recycling dry clay
- Make a frame out of the dimensional wood big enough that you could store
your paper cutter on top?
the aluminum pie plates/mold of plaster of paris on the top...so the clay is
sandwiched it will dry much faster.
> thanks for the directions. I'll give it a try. I don't really have a
> good place to do that plaster stage of drying. That's my biggest
> problem. Figuring out how to dry it in my little room with tons of kids
> in and out all day....
> On May 23, 2006, at 5:47 PM, Kristina Rost wrote:
>> I break my greenware/dry clay into pieces and soak it in an ice cream
>> covering the pieces with water, the pieces eventually become soupy
>> and no
>> longer solid. When enough water evaporates and the clay has become a
>> solid I smear it on a plaster bat and stack other plaster bat dishes
>> in pie tins) on top. The plaster bats are pulling the water out from
>> the bottom and the top.
>> Then I work it to soft state and store in air tight container.
>> I have to rinse in 5 gal buckets the whole year...the slip on the
>> bottom of
>> the buckets gets dumped into the smaller ice cream bucket stage too
>> recycled, when the 5 gal buckets are freshened.