Polymer Clay

 PVCLAY POLYMER CLAY

 

PVClay Polymer Clay has two basic types of modeling products. Decor 56g and Escultura.

 

 

Decor 56g

The PVClay Polymer Clay Decor 56g product line has been developed for use in modeling techniques such as Millefiori, Mukume-Gane, Mica Shift, among others. These models, when completed, are used in the making of jewelry, such as earrings, necklaces and bracelets. They can also be used in ornaments for decoration of environments such as washers, bottles and coated vases, in order creativity is the limit.

Escutura

The PVClay Polymer Clay Sculpture ceramic product line is specially formulated for dolls and realistic sculptures, caricatures and baby reborns. Easy to prepare / condition without losing the condition of being firm enough not to warp the modeled details. It has three colors that seek to imitate the shades of human skin, Black Skin, Clear Skin and Medium Skin. It also has Firm Gray color that has firmer consistency for those looking for extremely fine and delicate details. Finally the Translucent color that is used a lot to “dilute” one of the colors mentioned so that a certain degree of transparency is achieved in the resulting color (use the blocks’ buds as a recipe guide).

Before starting the modeling it is necessary to prepare / soak / condition the mass (Decor 56g or Sculpture) so that it reaches the correct point of malleability and elasticity. This is easy to make although it has a hard initial consistency.

Here’s how to Prepare / Condition PVClay Polymer Clay correctly before starting to model

You can combine two or more colors. In its presentation 8 divisions are observed to facilitate the composition of exclusive colors.

The PVClay Polymer Clay remains malleable until it is subjected to high temperature to permanently harden. To harden in the shape that was modeled, it is necessary to remain inside ordinary oven of electric or gas cooker (it can not in the microwave), heated with temperature of 130ºC during 30 minutes.

See the correct way to bake the PVClay Polymer Clay after it was modeled

 

Interesting in this type of modeling dough is being able to be baked in pieces and then back to the oven to finish the job. For example, it is possible to make a ball and bake. Next, add, to the baked ball, dough without being roasted, model and put back into the oven to bake without damaging the part that was baked. Think of a sculpture where it is possible to model more delicate parts such as hands and feet, bake separately and then join them to arms and legs, and bake again.

After the molded part is cooled, it may be perforated, sanded, polished, varnished (use PVClay-Gloss varnish).

The patterned product, after roasting, practically does not undergo contraction, it becomes unbreakable and totally resistant to water.

It is a non-toxic material, not harmful to health, but should not be ingested. Auxiliary materials such as rolls, cutters, baking machines, baking sheets and processors used to work the dough should only be used for this purpose and no longer in food.

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