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« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2006 05:20:25 PM »

If you don't want your tree/any other sculptures to wilt you can make a wire or foil armature...(etc snip)

Wow thanks for the advice!  I'm sort of a sculpy virgin.  I mean, I've made a tiny project or 2 growing up, but this is my first foray into real stuff with it.  I'll definitely keep all this in mind for next time.  Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2006 07:11:57 PM »

I made a tree sculpture for the tree swap, and found the easiest thing was to twist the foil. Take a sheet, roll it up, then TWIST it really tight. make a bunch of those and twist them together. Roll your clay out in sheets and cover the branches and trunk like that. I baked my tree guy 3 or 4 times and he didn't wilt once!  Grin

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« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2006 11:15:34 AM »

Hmm usually I don't like plastic flower thingy, but this looks very classy and prettily mixed. Nice done!
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« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2006 09:46:16 AM »

That is just beautiful, Nest and all and so small. That is just awesome.
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