A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.

Random Tip: You can organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 315,076
Currently Running With Scissors:
237 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: cold porcelain using for snowball ???  (Read 1893 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: November 21, 2013 01:58:16 AM »

Dear Crafsters,

Im thinking about making a snowball in class. But instead of using regular polymer clay for the figure inside, I thought about making it out of home made cold porcelain.

So I was wondering if cold porcelain would be water soluble? Maybe there would be nothing left of our figurines within the following months?  Huh

Does anybody have some experience with this topic?

Id be very thankful for any help with this topic!


FimoFigures all over! ... Visit my site!

« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2013 06:56:26 AM »

All I keep thinking is that it would hurt to get hit by a clay snowball!

Never worked with cold porcelain, what's the recipe? Sounds like something that would be fun to play with!
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Crafting keeps the madness at bay. Or is it the cause?
Offline Offline

Posts: 9744
Joined: 22-Jul-2006

Willing to personal swap for art of my doggies!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2014 09:14:50 PM »

I made cold porcelain before and it was fun to work with - but I wonder how water resistant it is.  It has craft glue in it, but also cold cream, glycerine, and corn starch if I remember correctly, and is cooked, so maybe after they air dry, if you add a couple of layers of clear coat, they may be more resistant.

Another option too is air dry 2 part resins like Apoxie Clay or Apoxie Sculpt - they definitely dry hard and water proof, even without a finish applied.

Are you  making them to throw at each other?


« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2014 01:26:20 AM »

Thanks a lot for your answer and help!

FimoFigures all over! ... Visit my site!

« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2014 10:05:19 AM »

I think s/he means one of those clear glass balls with a scene, water/glycerine, and fake snow inside.

I don't think cold porcelain would hold up, polymer clay would be better.  Also, any paints would have trouble in a wet application like that

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." - Scott Adams
my website  http://wingsnthings.tripod.com/
my ebay  https://tinyurl.com/steiconi
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2014 01:09:15 AM »

I am very glad about your reply!
Youre probably right!

I havent started such a project yet. It was planed for a school class. But I was interested, if anybody had made this experience.

FimoFigures all over! ... Visit my site!

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Kid Friendly Fruit Snacks
@Home This Weekend: Designated Cutting Boards
Tute Tuesday: Altered Journal Page

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2018, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.