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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Baking Soda Clay

This clay is just so much fun, I thought I'd share the recipe (below) and a few fun things my 5-year old and I made today! (I also used this clay for my Owl Tealight Tutorial.) Baking Soda Clay has a super texture, is very malleable and stores well, plus models air dry very quickly and are a beautiful pure white color.


a little bunny


my daughter's gruesome ghost duo...

... and a trio of silly ghosts for Halloween



And here's sweet Mio from Mio Mao fame (a claymation series by Misseri Studios in Italy).
There's a great YouTube video, showing how one of these little cats are made; my daughter made this cat from watching this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQ1u8OYRfyI


Baking Soda Clay Recipe (courtesy of Mudworks, by MaryAnn F. Kohl, who calls it Play Clay)
1. mix 1 cup baking soda and 1/2 cup cornstarch in a saucepan
2. add 2/3 cup warm water and stir until smooth
3. over medium heat, boil and stir until it is the consistency of mashed potatoes
4. put on a board to cool some, knead it and play away!
5. store leftover clay in an airtight container - this will keep for several weeks
6. modelled figures will air dry very quickly and are pure white in color


Just a happy doughnut!




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