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Something's fishy around here... by chat-noir Something's fishy around here... by chat-noir
:wave: I am busy trying to make more clay items and here are some works in progress.

Here I revisited the Sculpey Mold Maker, and this time I found it to be much more successful. This is the same box I bought several years ago, and now that it has aged a bit I find it a LOT easier to work with.
I wanted to attempt making some Taiyaki, [link] so I made some attempts out of green scrap clay, I also experimented making some 'fish scale' molds. So the green items above are made with scraps I had laying around. The larger more detailed fish was pretty cute, so I used it in the sculpey Mold maker medium (seen on the right.) At the bottom, I made an attempt at a 3D fish charm using the mold.

I am pretty happy with how it turned out! (Although it is a beefy charm and much too heavy to be an earring or anything like that.)

The fish at the top of the screen is one I made in the summer for a local art show poster, seen here: [link]


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Dragon-Wolf-Lover Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
you make molds, don't you? do you think you could maybe help me? i have no clue how
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MamaLucia Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
They're cute! :)
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chat-noir Apr 22, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
:aww: Thank you very much :fish:
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Talty Apr 14, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Cute! :D I need to get some mold maker too then :la:
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chat-noir Apr 15, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
Thank you :aww:
This stuff is super soft, like bubblegum. The directions say to put the clay in the freezer before using it, which is what I did when I used it years ago, this time I also rolled it out on some paper to let the plasticizers out a bit.

This stuff also helps bring old dry clay to life. A tiny little ball of it was all I needed to bring a semi-dried out block back from the dead.
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Okami-Luver Apr 14, 2012  Student General Artist
so cute!!!
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chat-noir Apr 14, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
Thank you. ^_^ It was fun trying to make a 3D object from a 2D mold.
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Ondinel Apr 14, 2012  Student Digital Artist
this is really cute! I love it :)
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chat-noir Apr 14, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much :aww:
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