Printing on clay

Making finger bowls with air drying clay.

Making finger bowls with air drying clay.

Begin by warming up your clay.

Begin by warming up your clay.

Then roll it out to about 5mm thick and try to keep it even.

Then roll it out to about 5mm thick and try to keep it even.

Select a stamp and an ink pad and print directly onto the clay.

Select a stamp and an ink pad and print directly onto the clay.

Then think about any wording you might want to add.

Then think about any wording you might want to add.

You could just write your name.

You could just write your name.

Before gently cutting out a circle shape - be careful not to tear or drag the clay.

Before gently cutting out a circle shape – be careful not to tear or drag the clay.

Gently coax the clay into a bowl shape.

Gently coax the clay into a bowl shape and leave to dry for 4 days.

And repeat.

And repeat. Seal the colour in place with Mod Podge.

Maybe an improvement for next time would be to make the edges a bit thinner.

Maybe an improvement for next time would be to make the edges a bit thinner.

About Roze

My name is Roze Sherwood, I am a mother of three brilliant boys; eight year old twins and a nine year old. I’m married and live in Buckinghamshire, working as a graphic designer for most of the time and stealing pockets of time here and there to write and craft. This blog is a place for me to share the craft projects I test out on my three sons. Thank you for taking an interest.

01. August 2016 von Roze
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