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Re: Air Dry Clay: Keeping it together


From: Judy Nagel (jdnag_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Aug 22 2002 - 07:49:28 PDT

FYI I would not add water to air dry clay because you will change the
formula. You can score pieces to keep them together. The most important
thing is to be sure to keep air dry clay in an air tight container when not
working on it to insure that it does not begin to dry prematurely. If you
need additional information, please let me know the exact brand you are
using and I will try to get advice from the mfg. I hope this helps.
Judy Nagel
Sax Arts & Crafts
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ellen Silverman" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 4:50 PM
Subject: Air Dry Clay: Keeping it together

> Dear Judy Nagel,
> Can you treat the air dry clay the same as regular clay, when it
> comes to water? That is should we be using slip to join all the little
> parts to the sculpture. I also have been having trouble with keeping
> all the pieces together. Is using water on it OK?
> Ellen
> K- 8 School in
> New Brunswick, NJ
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