Try rubber stamp letters, they work great and are easy to clean up for
re-use as rubber stamps.
From: cen_aca_dp [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 6:29 AM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: RE: [teacherartexchange] "Text" in clay
>===== Original Message From BigCrab99@aol.com =====
>I would like to include text, simple words or phrases, in a clay slab
>project. The letters should be 1/2 inch or less. Can anyone point me
>source for letter stamps appropriate for using with clay?
> Carolyn in Virginia Beach
Although they are slightly larger than you are wanting, I use a set of
that I bought for cake decorating. They are white plastic and have a
letter so that you can press them into the cake and the use icing to
with. They work perfectly for clay.
"Carry on, carry on, for the men and boys are gone, But the furrow
shan't lie fallow while the women carry on." ~Janet Begbie