The commercial paper clay that you are using is probably mixed with a glue.
This is what makes is rock hard.
Ceramic artist's paper clay that is fired has no glue and the resulting
forms are extremely light weight. It's neat stuff for the right form.
>are you sure about this??? the commercial paper clay i've used is made of
>paper pulp, talc, and white glue and it air dries hard as a rock. no where
>in the directions does it say to fire it. are you referring to another type
>linda in michigan