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helbo
« Reply #20 on: June 11, 2012 01:58:32 PM »

 Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!     Love, Love the creepy tree!!
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lkovac1
« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2012 07:16:27 AM »

Oh my goodness! I can't believe you were able to make it that small. I'm inclined to think you have a giant Diet Coke hanging around it.
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noelle
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2012 07:51:56 PM »

did you have to bake the whole thing? because of the polymer clay bits..
(and if so, how did you do that without catching the matchbox on fire?)

ehn. can't wrap my brain around it.
awesome job!
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microjivvy
« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2012 02:20:52 AM »

did you have to bake the whole thing? because of the polymer clay bits..
(and if so, how did you do that without catching the matchbox on fire?)

Only the moon is polymer clay and he was baked before he was snatched up by the tree.  Wink
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« Reply #24 on: June 14, 2012 06:52:32 AM »

so in the last shot, where you've got clay attaching the tree to the box, that's just a temporary placeholder?
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« Reply #25 on: June 14, 2012 07:25:18 AM »

so in the last shot, where you've got clay attaching the tree to the box, that's just a temporary placeholder?

Exactly -- that was my "rough draft" version of the project, just to see how things would go together. When I'm not ready to glue, I find that some of the really soft polymer clays work well to hold things in place.
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« Reply #26 on: June 14, 2012 10:58:10 AM »

so in the last shot, where you've got clay attaching the tree to the box, that's just a temporary placeholder?

Exactly -- that was my "rough draft" version of the project, just to see how things would go together. When I'm not ready to glue, I find that some of the really soft polymer clays work well to hold things in place.

I tend to use the bubble gum like stuff that you put posters on the walls with, but some times that can be to sticky.  Thanks for the poly clay tip Grin
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« Reply #27 on: June 14, 2012 11:07:08 AM »

I tend to use the bubble gum like stuff that you put posters on the walls with, but some times that can be to sticky.  Thanks for the poly clay tip Grin

I find the ones that are "stone" textures seem to be the softest/work the best.

I also use it when taking photos of something that doesn't normally "stand" on it's own -- works great to prop stuff up and you can mold it so that it doesn't show in the pic.
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« Reply #28 on: June 14, 2012 12:43:50 PM »

Oh it's amazing!
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noelle
« Reply #29 on: June 14, 2012 07:44:41 PM »

awesome. thanks for explaining!  Smiley
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