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World's easiest silicone mold.
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How to Start Screen Printing Add a more graphic dimension to your art work with this easy-to-follow beginner's guide to screen printing. The results may look far more impressive and detailed but at its heart, screen printing is basically a stencilling process. The paint is applied directly on a silk screen stretched between a wooden frame, but it is the stencil beneath which controls where the paint mix settles. Like many printing processes, screen printing has its origins in the Far East but it only really began to gain popularity in Europe at the start of the 20th century, when fine silk meshes became more readily available. In the 1960s, the process became synonymous with Andy Warhol, whose famous Pop Art renditions of Marilyn Monroe, electric chairs and soup cans were all variations on screen printing, using photo emulsion. However, the basic medium has many advantages of its own. PreparationMix up equal amounts of acrylic paint with a clear printing medium. Artists and Illustrators

Faire un moule en silicone et matrice Ultracal You'll need lots of stuff. Fortunately, it's pretty easy to find. From an SFX house (I like Silpac inc and Motion Picture FX Company): RTV silicone. From your shed: Clamps Old crappy slotted screwdriver Chip brush (to cut down) Power Drill 1/4" twist bit 1" spade bit duct tape From your trash: Old plastic container small water bottle cardboard disposable foil pan or takeout container (clean) Popsicle stick From your artbox: craft knife sulfur-free plastecine sculpting tools hot glue gun scissors (to cut down your chip brush) Also: small scale whatever material you are going to use for your final cast (I used low-temp metal, but resin, sfx gelatin, plaster, etc will all work fine with this type of mold.)

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Which is the clearest Translucent Polymer Clay? » The Blue Bottle Tree Created with Pardo Professional Art Clay, this necklace shows how you can create designs that take advantage of the translucent properties and the clarity of color. Much has been said recently about Translucent Pardo Professional Art Clay. It’s a polymer clay that has been rumored to be the clearest translucent polymer clay on the market. I’ve worked with it, and yes, it is incredibly clear. But is it the clearest translucent polymer clay? Materials and Methods I compared every polymer clay brand’s translucent that I could find. The brands of translucent polymer clay I tested, and the temperatures/times used were: Pardo Professional Art Clay, 250°F (121°C) for 30 minutesCernit, 265°F (130°C) for 30 minutesKato Polyclay, 300°F (150°C) for 10 minutesFimo Effect, 230°F (110°C) for 30 minutesSculpey III, 275°F (135°C) for 15 minutesPremo Translucent, 275°F (135°C) for 30 minutesPremo White Translucent, 275°F (135°C) for 30 minutes Results Unbaked Clay Thin Sheets Thick Sheets Results by Brand Name

80+ Cool Pipe Cleaner Crafts Looking for creative ways to use pipe cleaners? This list of pipe cleaner crafts is sure to inspire your kids’ imagination and keep your kids busy for hours. 50+ Pipe Cleaner Animals for Kids Personalized Star Ornament for Christmas Pipe Cleaner Vase with Button Flowers Styrofoam Cup Mini Spring Flower Pots Spider Mask Skull Pipe Cleaner Flowers DIY Pipe Cleaner Rose Hair Ties Snowflakes Snowflakes with Pipe Cleaners & Crystal Plastic Beads Christmas Tree Christmas Tree Decoration Furniture Pipe Cleaner People Glasses Bouquet Fairy Wreath Monsters INC Pipe Cleaner Girl Craft for Mother’s Day DIY Star Crown Simple Crown for Kids Crown for Princess Friendship Ring DIY Skiers Rainbow Pumpkins Pipe Cleaner Tree Easter Eggs Angel Fall Crafts: Scarecrow, Squirrel, Snowy Owl, Rocky Raccoon and Autumn Tree Halloween Crafts: Vampire Bat, Jack O Lantern, Spider and Black Cat Christmas Crafts: Cardinal, Snowman, Christmas Elf, Reindeer, Penguin and Santa 4th of July Crafts: Statue of Liberty, American Eagle and Uncle Sam

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Sculpey III Sculpey III has the same excellent handling qualities as regular Sculpey, only it's softer and more pliable, making it easy to condition. It bakes to hardness in the oven at 275°F (130°C) for 15 minutes per ¼" (6 mm) thickness. It requires no painting. Individual colors are sold in 2 oz (57 g) blocks. 30-Color Sampler — Contains 30 assorted Sculpey III colors in 1 oz (28 g) blocks. Bright Ideas Set — Contains 10 blocks, 2 oz (57 g) each. Classic Collection Set — Contains 10 blocks, 2 oz (57 g) each. Naturals Set — Contains 10 blocks, 2 oz (57 g) each. Pearls and Pastels Set — Contains 10 blocks, 2 oz (57 g) each. Hair Ties Made with DIY Pipe Cleaner Roses My niece made me a rose pipe cleaner ring for Mother’s Day and I thought it was such a cute craft, I had to make some for myself. Instead of making it into a ring, I decided to wrap the roses around hair ties to create adorable hair accessories! These would make the cutest favors for a birthday party, or you could even tie them around the top of a gift bag to add a little something extra. Pipe Cleaners in the color of your choice for the rose (I used Pink)Green Pipe CleanersElastic Hair Ties Line up six colored pipe cleaners and place the hair tie in the center. Twist the piper cleaners around the elastic band twice. Take the end of each pipe cleaner and bend slightly. Continue to bend and roll each of the 6 (now 12) pipe cleaner strands until they meet in the center. You will end up with something like the image below. Now, you will want to shape your rose. Attach the green pipe cleaner to the bottom of the rose. Bend the end of the green pipe cleaner over about 1.5 cm. About Rena

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Super Sculpey This stuff is really, really hard to break once it's baked. I used it to make a set of discs for a prop on a costume, and as an experiment, baked one disc and tried to break it. I expected it to come crumbling apart, but it took a TON of force, almost more than I could manage with just my hands, to snap the piece in half. My only complaints are that--first of all--it's pretty hard to mold on it's own. The other complaint is that it smokes a TON when I bake it. This could be normal--I don't have the experience with polymer clays to say otherwise--but it does effect how often I feel up to making figurines.

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