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Re: clay armature

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From: linda eastman (lindacharlie_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Mar 14 2002 - 01:09:17 PST


thanks, Numo, for clarifying.

on 3/14/02 11:15 PM, Numo Jaeger & Michael Miller at jaegmil@earthlink.net
wrote:

> The commercial paper clay that you are using is probably mixed with a glue.
> This is what makes is rock hard.
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> 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.
> -Numo
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>> 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
>> of clay?
>> linda in michigan
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