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Topic: anyone else use Paperclay? (and my gnomes)  (Read 10910 times)
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« on: June 15, 2006 06:01:44 PM »

I love this stuff! It air dries and you can sand it and paint it with watercolors (which I love)
a few things to watch out for: it's not good for very delicate details. also it dries out quickly once you open it, so you have to keep it in a airtight container. I made these guys with it:
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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2006 06:15:18 PM »

Those little gnomes are too cute!  I've never worked with paperclay before, but now I want to give it a try!

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« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2006 06:23:39 PM »

I didn't realize your gnomes were paperclay! I love it, personally, but I'm not a good judge because I'm not a big clay person. I love the easy cleanup and lightness of the final product, though. Plus, it's so easy to color....

« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2006 06:47:44 PM »

where would one purchase paper clay? ive never heard of it before! it looks really cool, and so do your nomes! i want one!

i made some before and just found them today! ill have to post a pic sometime....i used to be obsessed with drawing the buggers....i even embroidered one on my shirt
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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2006 06:55:30 PM »

WOW, my mom is a gnome freak so we have like 100 of'em around the yard.  I bet she'd love these.

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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2006 07:55:32 PM »

o cool!!!...these are soooo pretty...i have been wanting to experiment a bit with paper clay...by the way...did you try making some beads with the paperclay?
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« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2006 06:24:09 AM »

where would one purchase paper clay? ive never heard of it before!

(They carry the standard at Hobby Lobby and probably Michaels, too.)

merwing, are you using the Delight or the standard?

« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2006 08:16:00 AM »

SO adorable! I love the simplicity of them. I want them all!  Cheesy
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2006 11:37:47 AM »

your creations are always so pretty! i like your gnomes very much. keep up the great work!!!  Grin
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2006 12:50:46 PM »

I remember using this stuff when I was little but I called it self hardening clay.  I don't remember what I made out of it but distinctly remember the feel of it and the little fibers in the clay.   I love you gnomes.  Way too cute.

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