Sunday, 20 May 2012

Cold porcelain, the magic clay!


Some time ago I discovered browsing on the internet the existence of a material called "cold porcelain". Since then, I have procrastinated to try it because I thought it was too complicated for me... but, actually I tried it and it is easy and fun! And the outcome is simply magic: once dried, cold porcelain is similar to plastic, very resistant, and its pearl white color is really dreamy!


The soft white color, the tonality of which is between a pearl and ivory, seemed to me the same of teeth: for that reason, with my dough of material I've produced many teeth to be used with pendant for cute and funny necklaces! With another portion of my cold porcelain, I made a wide range of owls, to be used as teeth, hanged to your necklace as mascots! I hope you like them, you can find both on my etsy...


... and I'd like to transmit this enthusiasm of mine for cold porcelain: here you find the "recipe" I used and "instructions" to do it; you will seen, it is funny, easy to do, and also ingredients are extremely easy to find! What you need:





28 commenti:

Teresa Fieltrovitz on 20 May 2012 at 23:15 said...
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Teresa Fieltrovitz on 20 May 2012 at 23:16 said...

Wow! nice teeth mascots. Thanks for the recipe! I´m willing to try tomorrow..

vivi on 21 May 2012 at 00:04 said...

awwww how funny it should be!
good job. ;)
x
V.

Mr. Spoqui on 21 May 2012 at 00:07 said...

cool! I will try it!

-nicole s. on 21 May 2012 at 00:12 said...

OmG!!! I wanted to make this for a really long time, but the ingredients for the one I found were tooo hard to find. I will make this asap!
thanks for sharing. Super cute owls.

Le Vélo Noir on 21 May 2012 at 00:42 said...

COOL! Thanks for sharing this, Patricia. Love the owl and teeth pendants!

XOXO
Christine

Anonymous said...

Can you tell me what pugging is? What do you use to draw the lines? I would love to try this with my grandkids.

Memi The Rainbow on 21 May 2012 at 10:27 said...

Thanks everybody for your warm comments!
To Anonymous: pugging means kneading. And I've drawn them with permanent drawing pens.

Mariana on 21 May 2012 at 15:06 said...

Hi! I have to try it out! How long does it take to get ready to be used after dry? It's air dried?
Your owls look awsome!

Memi The Rainbow on 21 May 2012 at 15:39 said...

Hi Mariana, yes it is air dried and the process of drying takes some time. My creations needed almost a week to be completely dried. More big the item, much time it needs to be dried. I hope it can help, cheers

dina on 21 May 2012 at 19:12 said...

I like to work with cold porcelain too, also in Portugal we call it "biscuit" :D I like the color.
I love your owls :D :D

Kayleigh on 22 May 2012 at 21:13 said...

these are lovely. I made this the other day but my ingredients were different and it was very sticky. i will try again i think, What pens have you used to draw on it?? thanks

Kiekies on 25 May 2012 at 14:33 said...

These are a delight!

SLOmygosh on 28 May 2012 at 03:39 said...

You are so extremely talented. I love these! :)

las sandalias de ana on 9 June 2012 at 02:08 said...

So cute!

;)

Kim on 5 July 2012 at 01:36 said...

Hi! These are awesome! I was wondering, once they are dry, are they still a little bit soft or are they completely solid? I'm just worried about accidentally mushing them :P

Memi The Rainbow on 9 July 2012 at 19:28 said...

For Kim: once dried, they are completely solid, almost as solid as true teeth. Thanks for the cute comment, cheers.

Elaine on 24 November 2012 at 16:12 said...

Hi there! Your teeth (and everything else on this blog) are adorable! I just made this recipe last night, and a little model to test with.

On a lot of other sites I read, it says that cold porcelain shrinks as it dries. Is that true for this recipe?

Much thanks!

Memi The Rainbow on 25 November 2012 at 10:12 said...

To Elaine: Thank you very much! Yes, also in this case cold porcelain shrinks a little when it dries. Have a lot of fun with it!!

Marry Anne on 26 December 2012 at 20:57 said...

I love the owls and will take a look on Etsy to buy some. Very cute.

Mattie Rasa on 17 March 2013 at 15:59 said...

Can you add food color or other type of pigment for coloring the whole batch?

Memi The Rainbow on 17 March 2013 at 17:34 said...

For Mattie Rasa: all ingredients are listed. I've never tried to add pigments, I prefer it white as porcelain...

austin dental implants on 4 September 2013 at 09:28 said...

So cute! My son liked the art work and I too. Keep sharing!

antonella on 26 April 2014 at 16:01 said...

ciao

ho letto la tua ricetta ma non conosco le misurazioni con tazze e cucchiai: è possibile avere la "traduzione" in grammi?

grazie e complimenti per il blog e i cuccioli a 2 e 4 zampe che allietano la tua vita

Anonymous said...

You're so awesome! thanks for sharing that cold porcelain recipe! n_n

THE TRINKET GIRL on 13 August 2015 at 15:23 said...

Lovely!

Anonymous said...

Cute

chitra nair on 19 February 2016 at 10:33 said...

Heyya!! Loved the teeth n owls..especially those owls, they are super cute!!!
Have a small doubt, can I use white acrylic paint instead of white tempera?

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