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Magic wrap. Two steps in one with polymer clay. Using a "KlayGun" to produce a log of one color wrapped with a micro-thin layer of a second color. Includes instructions for making a brooch that resembles a miniature quilt block.
BEAD & BUTTON #9 Jun 1995 pg. 28

Great impressions. How to use Sculpey Flex to cast vintage buttons and beads. Includes instructions for making and using molds.
BEAD & BUTTON #26 Aug 1998 pg. 48

Tip suggests using bottles with decorative surfaces to add texture to sheets of polymer clay.
BEAD & BUTTON #28 Dec 1998 pg. 8

Impressed mokume gane. How to use rubber stamps to create the impressions in polymer clay, and metal powders and patinas to antique the pieces.
BEAD & BUTTON #28 Dec 1998 pg. 40

Produce marbleized greenware during the casting process by adding underglaze colors to casting slip which is used to coat the inside of the mold prior to adding the regular casting slip. This pitcher vase illustrates the process.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Jul 1994 (v.39#11) pg. 85

How to use Sculptamold for sculpture or casting. Includes instructions for making a penny bank.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1974 (v.4#7) pg. 18

Basics of doll crafting. Part 1. Selection and care of a mold for making porcelain doll parts.
DOLL CRAFTER Sep 1990 (v.6#5) pg. 52

Basics of doll crafting. Part 2. More about molds. Tips on drying, repair, storage, etc.
DOLL CRAFTER Oct 1990 (v.6#6) pg. 108

Basics of doll crafting. Part 3. Mixing porcelain and tips on pouring.
DOLL CRAFTER Nov 1990 (v.6#7) pg. 38

Basics of doll crafting. Part 4. Casting and preparation of doll heads. Part A: The casting process.
DOLL CRAFTER Dec 1990 (v.6#8) pg. 56

Tips on using universal "banding straps" to hold molds closed while casting ceramic objects.
POPULAR CERAMICS #490 May 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 38

Why should I learn to pour molds? Some tips.
POPULAR CERAMICS #491 Jun 1990 (v.40#11) pg. 72

Stoneware horse panels. How to cast a stoneware reproduction of "Jasper" ware as produced by Josiah Wedgewood in the late 18th century.
POPULAR CERAMICS #492 Jul 1990 (v.40#12) pg. 14

Introduction to the use of the plaster mold for casting ceramic objects. Part 1.
POPULAR CERAMICS #495 Oct 1990 (v.41#3) pg. 18

Introduction to the use of the plaster mold for casting ceramic objects. Part 2. One-piece and two-part molds.
POPULAR CERAMICS #496 Nov 1990 (v.41#4) pg. 20

Introduction to the use of the plaster mold for casting ceramic objects. Part 3. (1) Repairing damage to the inside of a mold. (2) Slip and casting.
POPULAR CERAMICS #497 Dec 1990 (v.41#5) pg. 20

Tip on avoiding cracked handles when pouring a ceramic mold of an object which includes small handles.
POPULAR CERAMICS #535 Mar 1994 (v.44#8) pg. 9

Tip on draining molds with very small drain holes.
POPULAR CERAMICS #536 Apr 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 14