Monday, September 19, 2011

EasyCast-Clear Casting Epoxy and Polymer Clay

 Recently I got some questions about working with polymer clay.  I love polymer clay but there are extra steps you have to go through when you want to add non-polymer clay additions (like the metal wings) you see on this piece.  You need to bake everything...then reattach all extra parts with glue.
I have been using either Envirotex Lite or EasyCast to both "glue" my extra parts and to also glaze my final pieces.
 I use a paint brush to apply a layer of my resin to the underside of any additions and then to the whole surface. 
My wings are now permanently attached and I love that extra shine from the resin.  The gold flecks I embedded in the clay are now visible too.  My piece is stronger and will not shatter if dropped.

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