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How do I turn slip back into metal clay?

If it is currently paste, you can either just leave the jar open for a while or spread the paste out on a plastic or glass surface - a heavy duty plastic bag will do. Allow it to dry for a while, then stir it around using a plastic palette knife or similar. If it's the right consistency for clay, knead it in cling film and then in your hands. If it is still too wet, let it dry some more and repeat. Don't forget it and let it dry out too much. If it gets too dry, add a drop or spritz of water and knead some more.


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Article ID: 10047 Article Created: 06-11-2008 12:36 PM

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