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This lightweight, air hardening material can be molded and shaped while it's still moist, and after it's dried hard, it can be painted with tempera, watercolor, acrylic, enamel, markers, etc. Use it to create jewelry, dolls, ornaments, miniatures, sculptures, wall hangings, and more.
Creative Paperclay is ideal for schools because it air hardens and doesn't need to be fired in a kiln. This non-toxic clay contains all natural ingredients and can be used by people from all skill levels.
Note — Any combination of clay, plaster, sand, and molding material totaling 50 lbs or more does not qualify for our free shipping offer.
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By Cindy the Artist
Comments about Creative Paperclay:
Creative paperclay is my favorite paper clay. Its easy to use, smooth, and dries hard. Been sculpting for many years and will always use creatve paperclay.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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A gourd ornament I made using paperclay.
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Very interesting clay
from Pittsburgh, PA
I wasn't sure what I was going to get when I ordered this but I ended up really enjoying this clay. It's strange to get used to at first (it's very soft and a tad bit difficult to use at first) but the more I used it, the easier it became to sculpt with.
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Creative Paperclay is a Superior Air Drying Clay
By Queen Elizabeth
from Cecilia, KY
I am a frustrated sculptor without a kiln, so cast about for a self-hardening clay substitute. I had used instant paper mache long ago, but was hopeful that the description of Creative Paperclay in the catalog was nearly as good as it was held to be. My ambitious project is progressing better than I had ever hoped! Having devised a basic form, Creative paperclay is giving me professional details that delight me, and there is little shrinkage. I plan to give a demonstration at some future meeting of the Art Guild I attend. I am so pleased with this product!
creative paperclay...amazing art supply ever.
from Decatur, GA
I teach workshops in sculpting and working on an armature without have to use a kiln like tradition clay. Helps people discover building something again...work with their hands.
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Tags: Made with Product
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Perfect for Cardboard Props
By BearsRawr Cosplay
from Seattle, WA
I used it to finish a giant cardboard snowflake for a Snowstorm Sivir costume (a video game character) at PAX West (a video game convention). I was worried about the arms of the flake breaking off, but once I added the PaperClay and sanded it to perfection, this piece was rock solid. It lasted 2 days of crowds, bumping, waving around, rain, sun, everything! This stuff is magic. You need to shape it while forming/sand to size once it dries, so don't expect it to be instantly smooth like paper mache. But it's totally paintable and looks great.
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Paper Clay In Progress
Tags: Using Product, Picture of Product
Snowflake on the Convention Floor
Tags: Made with Product, In The Wild, Paperclay, Picture of Product, Pax
from North Adams MA
Surprisingly tough when dried.
from Lake Elsinore, CA
This paper based clay gives my paper mache crafts a chance for wonderful detail. I am having so much fun with it. It air dries and can be painted.
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I used Paperclay for teeth on these.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
creative paperclay, Best sculpting material when you do kiln
from Atlanta, GA
I used this material to create props for window and store displays at the boutique I work for. Repsonds like clay. Can be applied to almost anything for an armature with little shrinkage. No firing or baking. Dries hard with a lovely papery like finish. So many possibilities. I would also highly recommend for art teachers in school. Much better than traditional paper mache. If one builds an armature, where I find the creativity begins, Creative Paperclay can be rolled in thin slabs and smoothed with water. A little goes a long way.
creative paper clay is simply an amazing material.
With this material, it is all in creating the armature t to apply it too then use the clay as small slabs. . IT sculpts like clay but does not require a kiln to fire. Perfect for teaching in schools. I came across it in prop making for store windows. I am a clay artist but this make the task easier and could literally build in on to things without the shrinkage factor. The best part if something breaks off…you simply repair or patch with the paper clay.
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Tags: Made with Product, Paperclay On Armature
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Not for thick pieces of sculpture
Found that it works easily but you have to really work at blending in any additional amount or along seams because splits when drying. Right now have it in a silicone mold put in quite thickly (3/4" and thicker in pressure pints) and after 2 weeks can still feel moisture inside the mold. After so much time, I am trying to be really patient lest pieces next to mold on very inner surface are not sufficiently dry and would break off when mold is removed. Sooooo...do not yet know how it will hold up to the pressure of removing the mold. I assume because I see cracks at joint on the inside that the outside will show fractures along the same lines but am going to let it completely dry. Shrinks away from bottom of mold so I do not know how details will come out!
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