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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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from North Adams MA
Comments about Creative Paperclay:
Surprisingly tough when dried.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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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.
(1 of 1 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.
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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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(2 of 2 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!
By Cyn's Critters
from Ada, MI
Incredible product, very workable and easily painted once dry.
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Girl and Sun
By Cyn the Artist
Wonderful for whimsical character/animal sculptures.
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Clark (our youngest Australian Shepherd)
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By Cyn Paperclay Princess
from Grand Rapids, MI
Great product and even BETTER service and delivery from Blick!
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Clark (our Australian Shepherd)
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Nice Air Dry Clay (Especially for Children)
By Cheryl teaches hearing-impaired kids
from Salt Lake City, Utah
My second-grade students loved working with this clay. It worked way better than other things I've used over the years. It was easy for the kids to join pieces onto their project and the joined pieces would stay well. (Okay, a few fell off after they dried for 3 days, but I think that was a function of the students' abilities more than the clay's characteristics.) The students wished their projects could have dried in less time. When some of the pieces had not joined well we used hot glue to fix the problem. It seemingly worked well. Each child got one package. Their finished products were a nice size.
By Cheryl Jean
My second-grade students really did well with this item. It is easy to work with and gave the kids a nice, long time to work with the paper clay. It stayed together well, and allowed the kids to work with it in pieces and it joined easily and held together well. The kids made animals with one package each. The finished products were a nice size, and they loved painting their creature. A few pieces weren't joined well but they got hot-glued together and the pieces stayed well. (I feel it was the result of the students' abilities more than the clay's characteristics that some pieces fell off while drying.) The kids were anxious for their projects to dry. Most of their projects don't take so long, but that is a good thing to learn. I was greatly impressed by this product.
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