The clay will shrink around the armature and would probably crack. Use newspaper if anything or just hollow the sculpture out once it is a little firmer.
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I have a student that wants to make a clay figure of a woman. He wants to
know could he use some wire for an armature and leave it to melt. out in
the kiln. Would this work?