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paperclay impressions

updated wed 10 mar 99


edwin gould on tue 9 mar 99

in the wild and wooly discussion mention of the difficulty of paperclay
impressions caught me eye. Here is one way of doing it. Place wet paper =
on a kiln shelf or plaster and let dry till its firm enough to smooth out =
surface with a flexible steel piece. Now place lace.....oh there are so =
patterns available in a fabric shop...............on the clay surface and
lightly and then more heavily hammer the pattern in with a plastic mallet =
one inch in diameter). Voila=21 wonderful impressions=21