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gabyta
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2009 12:06:52 PM »

True, there are things that either can not achieve mass -
Here in my country there are many brands of cold porcelain
and many recipes to make it so homely
I made my own dough several times and got excellent results.
Here I leave the recipe and procedure.

materials
Vinyl glue, 1 kg
Cornstarch, 500 g
Sodium benzoate, 1 tbsp
Stearic acid, 1 tbsp
1 tsp citric acid
Glycerine, 2 tbsp
vaseline, 3 tbsp

   
Place the cornstarch in a Teflon container, then add the glue vinyl stirring with wooden spoon to dissolve any lumps. Integrate.
Add the glycerin, sodium benzoate, stearic acid, citric acid and vaseline. Mix and bring a naked flame, minimum.
Cook fifteen to twenty minutes, stirring with long wooden spoon.
Slowly begin to thicken and take on the preparation aspect of the ricotta (   
Grains, such as cut). Do not stop stirring.
The preparation will be separating from the pan and join completely. It is time to remove it from the fire.
Knead on table until cool, add the formalin and knead again.
Place in a plastic bag and store in an airtight container out of the fridge. After 24 hours, can be modeled.
   
Notes:
It is important to knead until you are preparing cold and just at that time involved. Otherwise, you can grow fungus.
To remove any moisture, change the packaging after the first 24 hours.

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« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2009 10:22:56 AM »

Thanks for your recipe and recommendation that it works well!  I don't have a recipe yet that calls for stearic acid, I think, (where does one purchase that?) or that uses Vaseline along with glycerine.  I'll definitely add that recipe to the others at my site.

Btw for Americans, "vinyl glue" is what we would know as permanent white glue or PVA (like Elmers GlueAll, or thicker ones like Sobo, The Ultimate, tacky glue, etc.)  Interesting that you use both metric and the English system for measurements Cheesy... and that recipe makes a lot!--do you cut it in half or anything?


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It is important to knead until you are preparing cold and just at that time involved. Otherwise, you can grow fungus.

Not sure I understand this part: "knead until you are preparing cold and just at the time involved."  Could you perhaps phrase it a different way?

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Knead on table until cool, add the formalin and knead again.

Did you really mean formalin?  Is that necessary, or is that a word that doesn't translate well to English and means something else?

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To remove any moisture, change the packaging after the first 24 hours.

Do you mean removing the "excess" moisture that might have come out of the clay into the plastic bag in that first 24 hrs? (since air-dry clays have to be kept in air-tight containers to keep "all" their moisture from evaporating and becoming unworkable).

Thanks in advance,

Diane B.
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gabyta
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2009 01:08:52 PM »

Hello!
First, sorry for my English.
what I meant is: Knead on table until cool, add the formalin and knead again.

The formalin or formaldehyde is to preserve the mass of any fungus, which is made from a natural ingredient such as corn starch.

With regard to moisture, we need to change the mass of container after the first 24 hours since the continuous mass expelling moisture.
The recipe I posted here is for a kilogram (2.20 lbs) of dough.
If you divide the amount you can get less mass.

The adhesive vinyl is what we use in art class at school, that white glue.

materials
Vinyl glue, 1 kg (2.20 lbs)
Cornstarch, 500 g (1.10 lbs)
Sodium benzoate, 1 tbsp
Stearic acid, 1 tbsp
 Citric acid,1 tsp
Glycerin, 2 tbsp
vaseline, 3 tbsp
Formalin 1tbsp

Be careful when handling formaldehyde, is very volatile and dangerous if you breathe.
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loidaeg
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2009 02:14:25 PM »

i was looking up cold porcelain last night on google. it sounds very complicated but cool. Just so many ingredients and i'm not sure if i can get some of it around here. =) i'd love to be able to make it though to make miniature plates and bowls since it dries differently than other clays and does not need to be baked like polymer clay. perhaps someday i'll get into it =) I just started using polymer clay though. 6-7 months ago. I like your christmas stitch markers! very cute =)
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niffty
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2009 07:42:58 PM »

oh wow, i love the croissant and the donut one, they look fantastic Shocked


hahaha i agree!
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« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2009 11:15:14 AM »

Thanks for the clarifications.  
It might be helpful to know exactly what you mean when you use the word "mass" however, in some of the ways you've used it, since we don't use that word often in English (except in scientific use, or just to indicate an unspecified "lump of something," etc).

And do you use the formaldehyde only to keep the raw dough from growing fungus? (so it will last longer before it's actually shaped and used), since I think most crafters would probably prefer not to have to use it.

Diane B.
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gabyta
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2009 01:20:01 PM »

   
Hello .. when I refer to Mass, I mean the outcome of the ingredients and united and amalgamated.
   
sometimes use words that translate literally so my language and I do not remember that English may be used in another way, my apologies.

It is true that we do not like formaldehyde use is dangerous, unsafe, and also do not like handling, if the porcelain is to be used relatively quickly, this ingredient can be excluded.
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« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2009 01:45:52 PM »

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when I refer to Mass, I mean the outcome of the ingredients and united and amalgamated.  
sometimes use words that translate literally so my language and I do not remember that English may be used in another way, my apologies.

Oh no problem Grin.  I've seen "mass" used before by others too (but it wasn't much of a problem in those cases when I didn't totally understand).  

Btw, I think the English word (or at least American word) that would be comparable to the definition you gave above would be the "mixture" or the "mix," rather than the mass.


Diane B.
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POLYMER CLAY "ENCYCLOPEDIA" 
http://glassattic.com/polymer/contents.htm
few of my photos
http://s96.photobucket.com/albums/l163/DianeBB
(had to move them from YahooPhotos, so many now without captions)
fairchildart
« Reply #18 on: August 19, 2009 04:46:15 PM »

These are awesome!!  I love the look of cold porcelain so much
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« Reply #19 on: August 29, 2009 02:03:52 PM »

Tooo cute and too yummy. Well done!
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