>Hello, I've just started to get into polyclay sculpting and am
>info. I'd like to do figures and woluld like as much information on
>for Sculpey, ie. what kind of armature could I use, do I have to remove
>armature before I bake the figure. What about air pockets in the
>it is being baked, does is cause the figure to crack, flake or bust
>sometimes does to regular clay as the air expands. Also, what kind of
>can I use to paint the sculpture after it's baked, would acrylic paints
>or do I need special paints.
Tightly rolled aluminum foil is a good one. Wire is good. You can use
sculpty, but I gave that up a long time ago. Now I use super sculpy or
You can paint with acrylics....if you want to. Why not use the colors
of the clay?
By armature...I'm assuming you mean just the "inside" of a piece. I
never use sculpy for a whole piece....it is too weak.