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air dry clay problems...


From: Christine Besack (mrsbeeswax_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Apr 07 2003 - 03:16:45 PDT

Hi All,
> I stopped using air dry clay the past few years due to the cracking
> problems. I would like to hear any suggestions as to how to stop this from
> happening. I had 4th graders building coil pots, they rolled the coils out
> to be at least as thick as their pointer finger. We rolled bases, slipped
> and scored, we pressed together the coils also. I just couldn't take their
> little faces when the things fell apart or cracked apart.
> Maybe someday the kiln fairy will land on my school and we can do "real "
> clay pots !! with glazes and all that " professhunal " artist like stuff.
> :) Up to my ears in Model Magic projects
> Christine Besack :)