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Many materials can be used to create models. Here we feature a large choice of modelling mediums including air-dry clays, modroc and plaster of paris, oven hardened polymer clays, the precious Art Clay Silver clay, plus materials for paper casting. There are a choice of Newplast clays which are favoured by animators because they do not dry out. You will also find a large choice of model making tools, resins, armatures and adhesives.
Makin's, DAS and Newclay air-dry clays are offered alongside the rock hard drying modelling medium Modroc, plus Milliput epoxy putty which can be used to restore masonry, metal, wood, glass and ceramics.
You can also order polymer clays from this section. The versatile Fimo polymer clay and Sculpey polymer clays offer a colourful modelling medium which has a very smooth finish and remains malleable until heat hardened in a domestic oven. Newplast, which is similar to plasticine, provides the model maker and animator with a non-drying, re-usable modelling material which is firm enough to retain its shape indefinitely.
In addition, the range of Art Clay Silver clays can be used to model pure silver items, such as picture frames, for the doll house and other miniatures, while the choice of resins set rock hard to create faux gemstones or solid water effects. To save money and to make objects lighter, cork clay can be used as a core for this precious metal clay and will burn away when the silver clay is fired.
A further modelling material is paper pulp. It can be used for casting shapes and to create moulded items, and the archival quality CMC (Methyl Cellulose) can be made into a paste for papier mache modelling.
Not featured here are the wool and other fibres found in the Felt Making section of the website. Fibre can be shaped into objects using a felting needle and wire armatures can be captured in the felted fabric to create ‘skeletons’ for dolls or creatures.
Craft knives, cutter shapes, firing equipment, brushes and modelling tools for the craftsman
Makin's Clays, DAS Modelling Clays, Newclay and Cork Clay
Polymer clays for model making from Sculpey, FIMO and Cernit
Make precious models and miniatures from silver clay which fires to 99.99% pure silver
Crystal clear and coloured resins for jewellery designers & model makers
Strong, gauze strips impregnated with resin based plaster & Plaster of Paris moulding powder
Two part Milliput epoxy putty in a choice of grades
Newplast modelling clay in a choice of colours
Doll making materials including flesh coloured polymer clays and synthetic hair
Materials and fillers for paper casting and papier mache
Every type of adhesive imaginable for use in model making
Materials to create the framework skeleton for models and sculptures
Sheets of foam board
Acetate sheets, cellophane and tracing papers
Materials for embellishing the surface of modelled clays
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