Julia and Rob and others...you just have to check out Apoxie Sculpt,
Apoxie Clay and FIXIT. These synthetic clay products have a putty like
consistency, air-harden, are non-toxic, a super strong and durable, are
highly adhesive (they even bond polyclay items together!), are
waterproof, do not shrink, and can be finished with paints or tooled or
feathered. When you get used to using these unique products, you will
get results which were previously unobtainable!
Check out the web site at www.avesstudio.com or call 800-261-2837 to
order a trial size.
> ...well, if you are planning on only using one model of barbie, you
> may have success in making a casting of the doll with some media
> that is resistant to heat damage, and then coating it with a
> agent when you mold the parts to it. then you could remove them
> once out of the oven and glue/attach them to the real doll...
> ...then again, a heat gun used carefully might do the trick
> let us know how it goes,
> - rob ::)
> << Try searching Deja News using keywords "Battle Clad Barbie" for a
> from a year or so ago. I can't remember how Barbie turned out, though
> does anybody remember?
> >So, I've recently gotten interested in customizing barbies, and
> >them into the action figures of my dreams. Poly clay seems like the
> >perfect material to make them little weapons, jewelry, masks, etc.
> >question is, for things that are supposed to be molded to the body,
> >should I bake them? Ideally, I would bake the doll and clay so the
> >wouldn't collapse, but I suspect the doll would melt. Any ideas on
> >keep the shape intact, without melting dolls? >>
Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/
Share what you know. Learn what you don't.