How Do You Make A Polymer Clay Bowl Mold?

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How Do You Make A Polymer Clay Bowl Mold?

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Any rounded shape is good for a polymer clay bowl mold. The best molds are molds made from oven safe materials, such as glass or metal. You can also use your thumb to create a rough bowl shape, that you can sand down into a smoother, rounded shape. Decide how big you want your bowl, before you pick a mold. If you want a small bowl for a polymer clay scene you’re creating, use a small marble. If you want a large bowl for jewelry or other items, use a medium to large sized bowl, a ball or a piece of large, round fruit. Warm the polymer clay in your hands so that it’s pliable and warm. Using oil or water, coat the bowl mold with a light layer so the clay won’t stick. Form the clay around the mold until you have your desired bowl shape. Use a sharp knife to cut off excess clay from the mold. Cook the polymer clay bowl in the oven, based on the package directions. If you’re using a mold such as a plastic ball or other item that’s not oven proof, remove the clay bowl from the mold and then b