cold porcelain tutorial

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Hi there i thought id share my cold porcelain recipe with you as it is affordable and easy to use much like polymer clay only there is no baking of your sculpt after.
WHAT IS COLD PORCELAIN? Cold porcelain is a home made modelling material that is air drying ,non-toxic easy to work with you can use it for small or large projects it isn't messy and the supplies you need are affordable to anyone on a budget.
WHAT INGREDIENTS DO I NEED? You will need :
1) 2 cups of corn starch 
2)2 cups of white glue ,pva or wood glue
3)2 table spoons of baby oil or vegetable oil*baby oil smells best*
4)2 table spoons of jif lemon or white vinegar*this acts as a preservative*
5) Nivea or ponds cold cream this is what we will use to cover our work surface and hands and sandwich bag
ANYTHING ELSE?
Yes we also need an 800w microwave or a stove we will be using the microwave .you also need 4 plastic cups ,a table spoon,a mixing bowl*microwave safe* A wooden spoon ,SANDWICH BAGS OR CLING FILM and elbow grease!
OK LETS GET STARTED 
MEASURE OUT TWO LEVEL CUPS OF CORN STARCH IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE ADD EXACTLY THE SAME AMOUNT OF GLUE TO THE CORN STARCH SO MEASURE TWO CUPS OF GLUE AFTER, THEY SHOULD ALL BE FILLED TO THE SAME LEVEL IN YOUR CUPS AS WE ARE MIXING A 2:2 RATIO
NEXT ADD YOUR BABY OIL 2 TBS AND YOUR JIF LEMON TBS 
*IF YOU WANT TO COLOUR YOUR MIX WHITE YOU CAN ADD TEMPERA PAINT ONE TEASPOON *( DO NOT COLOR THE PAINT WITH OTHER MEDIUMS YET AS WE WILL GET TO THAT!)
NOW YOU MUST MIX THE INGREDIENTS TOGETHER UNTIL THERE ARE NO LUMPS .
ONCE YOUR MIX IS READY PUT IT IN THE MICROWAVE WE WILL BE CHECKING OUR MIX EVERY 30 SECONDS FOR ROUGHLY 3 MINUTES *IMPORTANT WE MUST STIR THE MIX EACH TIME WE CHECK IT ...AT ABOUT 2 MIN IN YOUR MIX WILL START COMING TOGETHER SO ITS HARD TO MIX ANYMORE ONCE IT STICKS TO THE SPOON AT ABOUT 2 MINS 40 SECS WE WILL TAKE OUT OUR MIXTURE ,IF THERE IS LIQUID LEFT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BOWL THIS IS FINE WE WILL ADD THIS TO OUR "COOKED MIX"
SPREAD SOME NIVEA OVER YOUR WORK TOP AND OVER YOUR HANDS AND START KNEADING YOUR CLAY THE HOTTER IT IS WHEN YOU START THE BETTER IT WILL TURN OUT .IF THERE ARE SOME STICKY BITS JUST ADD A LITTLE NIVEA TO YOUR HANDS ...KEEP KNEADING FOR AT-LEAST 6-8 MINUTES UNTIL YOU HAVE A NICE CONSISTENCY ALL THE WAY THROUGH....NOW WE CAN COAT THE INSIDE OF OUR SANDWICH BAG OR CLING FILM WITH NIVEA AND TIGHTLY WRAP UP OUR CLAY ...I FIND IT BEST TO LET IT COOL FOR 24 HOURS REMOVE FROM BAG AS CONDENSATION WILL RUIN THE CLAY AND TRANSFER TO A NEW SANDWICH BAG THAT'S COATED IN NIVEA....NOW IT CAN BE STORED IN THE FRIDGE FOR UP TO 3 MONTHS......
HOW DO I COLOUR MY CLAY? IF YOU WANT TO PAINT YOUR MODEL YOU CAN USE ACRYLIC OIL OR POSTER PAINTS DON'T FORGET TO GLAZE THOUGH OR SEE MY NEXT TUTORIAL ON WAYS TO COLOUR COLD PORCELAIN HOPE YOU ENJOY X
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