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« on: April 11, 2006 10:09:11 AM »

http://www.jenniferkellogg.com/images/press/is02.jpg
does anyone have any ideas on how I should go about making one of these?
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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2006 10:21:49 AM »

There are more here:
http://www.glitterlimes.com/candy/candy.html
It looks to me like they are just encapsulated in casting resin - maybe dipped?  Can't tell exactly.  Mixing glitter into the resin is kind of fun.
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2006 12:11:25 PM »

Isn't there any way of making one without using the actual candy - it seems kinda gross.
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2006 12:56:09 PM »

Peeps are pretty much non perishable anyway, aren't they?  If you didn't want to use the candy you could probably carve the shape out of foam or something and paint it.
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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2006 01:07:02 PM »

LEt them dry out for a week or so, and then spray with expoxy?
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« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2006 01:59:07 PM »

there's so much fake stuff in peeps that you don't haev to worry about rotting. i agree, just coat them with some sort of resin. or buy those awesome glitterlime ones!
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« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2006 08:19:21 PM »

Clay would work.
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« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2006 01:17:08 PM »

Definately Polymer clay would be the easiest.  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2006 08:26:44 AM »

Floam may work.  It's little foam pellets you mix water with and sculpt.  I'm not sure how well it would hold up, but if you dipped it in resin, it'd probably do the trick.
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