Self-hardening modelling clay is the perfect craft medium for those who enjoy making decorative objects for the home but cannot access a kiln to fire the finished piece. This versatile type of clay can be embossed, molded, rolled, sculpted, and painted, and is popular with professionals and home hobbyists alike; self-hardening clay, available in many different grades and qualities, is well-suited for a wide range of tasks.
Modelling clay is economical, fun, and very safe to use, making it the perfect crafting substance for people of all ages; it can be molded in the same fashion as traditional clay as well as dyed and gilded, and it adheres well to wooden surfaces. This amazing substance firmly retains its original shape when dry, and is weatherproof enough to be used outdoors in any climate or condition. Inspirations: Modelling Clay is an innovative and practical collection of craft ideas; it details projects for every room that will undoubtedly suit a wide variety of tastes and span a range of styles. Furthermore, any individual flair can be easily incorporated. Craft suggestions include an elemental Stone Platter for the bathroom, cheerful Chalk Board for a child's bedroom, Message Board for bare walls in the kitchen, as well as more complex crafts like Florentine Embossed-Style Boxes and Lamp Bases.
Each project is beautifully presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format that is composed of both instructive text and photographs. A concise techniques section explains everything the craftsperson needs to know to begin working with clay, and explicates each project in such detail that a creative individual at any level of expertise can easily perfect a project the firsttime, every time.
Inspirations: Modelling Clay will inspire a wide range of styles and imaginative ideas in its readers. Craft enthusiasts of all ages and abilities will relish the challenge of using modelling clay to create stylish and elegant home accessories, gifts, and other artistic objects.