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Author Topic: Un-Baked Super Sculpey in Liquid  (Read 1756 times)
Deck Hand
United States United States

« on: July 02, 2011, 05:44:19 am »

I'm wanting to create a specimen jar, I want to make the actual "creature" out of sculpey but I really like the way it looks un-baked. All fleshy and soft and awesome.

Will un-baked sculpey hold up in liquid?
Otto Von Pifka
Zeppelin Admiral
United States United States

goggles? they're here somewhere.....

« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2011, 06:11:18 am »

I've heard that you can firm it by boiling it in water, maybe put the glass jar with the specimen in water to get the shape just right and boil it to firm it up.

and don't forget the mantra...
pictures or it never happened.
Herbert West
Zeppelin Captain
United States United States

Director of Preternatural Research, Arkam Museum

« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2011, 03:06:09 pm »

My only concern is whether it would hold its shape over time, or get all dented up as it moves around in its jar.

Maybe try some different types? Theres a transluscent variety that looks quite fleshlike even when its baked.

"I'm not a psychopath Anderson, I'm a high-functioning sociopath. Do your research!" ~Sherlock Holmes
barb dwyer
Zeppelin Captain
United States United States

Same planet ~ different world

« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2011, 05:01:23 pm »

Is that real, or just another urban myth?

I'm seeing 'skulpey dumplings' in my head...
sad little eyeballs and suckers
floating to the top
of a seething mass of careful effort gone awry~

*switching to decaf*

Perhaps make a test item and see what happens?

(I love the ten cent pots at the thrift store for ...experiments)

*Relentless Optimystic *
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