Fimo Basic Technique And Baking Information

 

Kneading

Cut off small pieces from the block, knead until soft and combine with larger pieces. Kneading it well before using the clay is necessary for effective forming.

Mixing and Modelling

Roll the softly kneaded material into sausage shapes and plait them together, mixing until a new colour tone has been achieved. We have shown a few colour tones on the next page. The work surface used can be a smooth PVC board or Ceramic tile. One can also use kitchen knives, knitting needles, etc., as modelling aids.

Marblizing

As you can see in the picture, a fine marble effect can be achieved by kneading the premixed material, which is cut into strips.

Rolling out

To make flat pieces such as leaves, cut off bits of FIMO that has been kneaded until soft, and roll out with a rolling-pin or bottle.

Designing the Structure

Many different objects can be used to give the surface a different structure: for instance,circles can be made with a ball-point pen, a rough surface can be achieved with a toothbrush, or the structure of a leaf can be made with real leaves.

Hardening

Pre-heat the oven to 130ºC maximum cover the baking tray with aluminium foil or tile base. Use convection oven to harden objects such as wood, glass, porcelain and metal, which has been decorated and covered by FIMO. The hardening process takes about 10 - 20 minutes. For Baking In A Toaster Oven Baking in the convection oven, set temperature to 140 degree C will be a good temperature for baking baking polymer clay, baking time 30 minutes. For the new fFmo clay, although the recomended temperature you can baked the clay at 130 or 140 degree C for 30 minutes. INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW TEMPERATURE FOR FIMO POLYMER CLAY FIMO CLAY CHANGED ITS FORMULA AND UPDATE LATEST INFORMATION ABOUT FIMO POLYMER CLAY

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