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How thick should my clay be?
This depends on what you are making, how deep the texture you're using is, if you're putting texture on the back and the front and also to some extent personal taste. If you're making a pair of small plain earrings, you can roll the clay out to three cards thick. This should make a light pair of earrings that are strong enough to withstand the wear. If you're using deep texture you should go up to five or six cards thick. Deep texture on the back and front of a piece may require your initial rolling to be even thicker. If your piece is going to get lots of wear, like a pendant with a wrap over bail, the bail part should be a little thicker so it can withstand the wear. You will probably know if you've gone too thin when you try to pick the piece up....
How do I laminate PMC sheet?
Cut two identical sized pieces of PMC sheet. Lightly brush water onto one piece and immediately put the other piece on top, being careful to line up the edges. Press down gently to get as many air bubbles out as possible. If you want a completely flat laminated sheet, put something heavy on top of the piece to keep it flat while it dries....
How do you find the balance point on a pendant?
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How do I get a mirror finish on my work?
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How do I make a snake or sausage of clay?
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What can I use to texture my metal clay items?
Metal clay takes texture beautifully. Most metal clay artists spend their time looking for new things to use as texture and it can become a bit of an obsession! ...
How do I get small clay pieces to stick to a larger piece?
You should always use slip or water to stick two pieces of clay together. Although fresh damp clay may stick together, to be sure, you need to use water or slip between them. ...
What are the working stages of metal clay?
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Tips and Hints on using UV Resin
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What are the problems associated with quenching hot metal clay?
If you want to refire, enamel or solder on a piece of metal clay that has been quenched, you may find that moisture has got trapped in the metal. When you heat it again, especially if you heat it fast, the moisture turns to steam and may cause a blister on the surface. You need to dry the piece thoroughly if you have quenched the metal following the initial firing.It is also important to remember that you should not quench a piece which has glass or stones as part of the design. The sudden change in temperature from the firing to the cold water may cause shock and the stone or glass could be damaged or break entirely. Leave your piece to air cool, it should only take a few minutes....