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Light air dry clay with no shrinkage
Posted by xasm, on 2012-05-04 10:48:18

Clay E-Book
Posted by Don Carlson, on 2012-02-17 18:34:06

Red lips on a blue character?
Posted by prammation, on 2011-10-02 13:01:59

Kleen Klay Is Going Out Of Business!!!
Posted by Isomer, on 2011-08-17 15:05:15

Preparing Armature before Applying Clay
Posted by Augustus, on 2011-07-20 15:41:05

What is the best kind of camera for animaton
Posted by lsydneyjones, on 2011-06-19 02:42:00

How to make eyes?
Posted by king of boredom, on 2011-05-31 19:50:48

Sculpey question.
Posted by Dean, on 2011-02-05 19:52:09

Caran D'Ache clay
Posted by scottdaros, on 2011-01-19 15:00:48

Baking Super Sculpey on the BBQ
Posted by Vincetetreault, on 2011-01-18 17:14:06

new and improved oil for animating clay
Posted by prammaven, on 2010-12-31 14:19:41

Ultra Cal 30? can't find in UK so need alternative...
Posted by runnycustard, on 2010-11-28 19:15:00

Purple and brown stretch and squish
Posted by inbetweener, on 2010-11-23 06:17:57

Silicone to van aken clay weight conversion
Posted by wojo723, on 2010-11-15 17:19:09

How to clean up clay stuck to a table
Posted by Bradysdreaming, on 2010-08-08 13:37:03

How do i smoothen clay?
Posted by Bradysdreaming, on 2010-07-21 11:08:06

Natural Clay?
Posted by skelator, on 2010-07-13 16:24:19

"Hi everyone. "Beltapoi" having a go at raw clay animation."
Posted by stop-framer, on 2010-06-01 15:57:30

Clay Characters
Posted by stopmojo, on 2010-03-18 18:55:08

Interesting documentary about how clay is made.
Posted by zagadka, on 2010-03-01 06:25:57

Clay puppets without tie-downs? Is it possible?
Posted by zagadka, on 2010-02-22 03:13:28

Chavant Clay Sculpt Cracking
Posted by emperor564, on 2010-01-17 22:42:04

Clay Problems
Posted by Xequma, on 2010-01-12 12:06:28

Chavant Clay Decisions
Posted by emperor564, on 2009-12-31 11:48:56

Who would like to see plasticine GO GREEN?
Posted by prammaven, on 2009-12-18 13:39:26

Looking for good clay for character
Posted by boogy81869, on 2009-12-14 23:56:29

White Clay Search
Posted by emperor564, on 2009-12-07 18:19:38

Simple project to begin
Posted by Vinnymator, on 2009-11-27 21:05:00

Chavant Clay
Posted by emperor564, on 2009-11-20 18:53:15

clay fudgey after double boiling
Posted by prammaven, on 2009-09-28 07:05:31

Clay puppet construction
Posted by rogen, on 2009-09-07 10:46:49

Amazing Clay win $10,000
Posted by Rewa, on 2009-09-05 02:19:01

clay and paint?
Posted by beautyverydirty, on 2009-07-17 01:00:47

Need help on armature for a plasticine clay figure.
Posted by blueyinc, on 2009-06-11 05:14:37

a desperate animator looking for the perfect clay!
Posted by TBones, on 2009-05-01 15:31:05

Rex the Runt technique questions
Posted by PatrickN, on 2009-04-16 10:46:34

Bendaroos
Posted by Strider, on 2009-04-10 06:50:13

FULL CLAY MOUTHS
Posted by prammaven, on 2009-04-06 23:00:34

Bake&Bend?
Posted by Cahluah, on 2009-03-16 19:30:48

Clay joints
Posted by Sam Roe, on 2009-03-09 13:22:04

Some other sculpey questions
Posted by ricardoW, on 2009-01-26 07:29:00

Sculpting Hands
Posted by Animation1999, on 2009-01-25 09:23:52

make your own modeling clay
Posted by filmfan, on 2009-01-24 10:50:18

Plasticine Models
Posted by Terry, on 2009-01-24 08:45:15

Microwaving plasticine?
Posted by Qslugs, on 2009-01-11 03:50:36

Sculpey Clay Softener
Posted by Timothy R, on 2008-12-27 20:06:01

tips from Vinton's
Posted by prammaven, on 2008-12-25 08:27:17

getting the surface smooth
Posted by mat card, on 2008-11-30 16:28:56

Eyebrow smudging + S. Sculpey with Van Aken
Posted by gregsmith, on 2008-11-24 11:47:31

More claymotion in animaboom !!!
Posted by Kavaphis, on 2008-11-23 12:41:37

class assignment
Posted by rgraff5, on 2008-11-17 23:32:05

Clay
Posted by Herman, on 2008-11-17 00:55:12

Sculpey TIP
Posted by prammaven, on 2008-11-09 00:15:22

Warming plastacine up.
Posted by Tea, on 2008-10-30 14:04:19

Clay stop motion job
Posted by max_lunar, on 2008-10-29 06:28:17

A new shortfilm in Animaboom
Posted by Kavaphis, on 2008-10-27 23:06:45

Oil based clay,or super sculpy?
Posted by jpolacchi, on 2008-10-16 20:08:02

Anyone use flair plasticine
Posted by cl4ymati0n, on 2008-09-08 14:13:20

My demoreel.
Posted by Kavaphis, on 2008-07-29 12:14:52

Replacable Mouths
Posted by CookedFilms, on 2008-07-12 05:00:43

Painting Plasticine
Posted by Akrid, on 2008-07-04 00:32:29

Clay and Amatures
Posted by Ark, on 2008-06-26 06:28:30

Painting Sculpey
Posted by esotericsean, on 2008-06-21 16:33:50

taking care of my clay
Posted by castlegardener, on 2008-06-14 00:48:24

Sculpey for blocking up?
Posted by esotericsean, on 2008-06-02 13:55:36

Clay Frog
Posted by SwordFish, on 2008-05-15 08:44:54

first attempt at a claymation puppet.
Posted by simioni, on 2008-05-07 12:02:26

Old Harbutt's found in toy shop, Devon
Posted by zoidbergforever, on 2008-05-02 08:58:09

(^ painting on glass with clay: NOT painting on clay with glass
Posted by Brian_M_Prosser, on 2008-04-25 12:52:25

Painting Clay
Posted by Maldontis, on 2008-03-24 07:42:19

Demoreel clay stop motion
Posted by Ditch09, on 2008-02-28 14:41:03

How to animate diologue for clay puppets
Posted by Nofby, on 2008-02-12 09:33:51

Making of video for "The crumb that got away"
Posted by justy, on 2008-02-10 18:27:05

keeping polymer clay soft enough to animate
Posted by prammaven, on 2008-01-12 10:09:30

cracking due to cold weather
Posted by I_make_cartoons, on 2007-12-16 11:19:06

Where can I get Van Akan in Germany ?
Posted by BigKer, on 2007-12-08 14:33:15

my first clay charcter
Posted by greendog, on 2007-12-02 10:10:45

Make new Van Aken...old.
Posted by prammaven, on 2007-12-01 11:00:35

buy clay in london
Posted by lobengulu, on 2007-11-25 04:35:48

i need some helpwith making guys
Posted by greendog, on 2007-11-23 07:31:18

clay types
Posted by greendog, on 2007-11-21 07:43:29

Claymation Animator in Pee Wees Playhouse
Posted by Primary, on 2007-11-02 17:21:37

Face Construction
Posted by Thrilldabeast, on 2007-10-23 12:21:29

splitting and tearing at the joints
Posted by I_make_cartoons, on 2007-10-18 12:44:22

i need to make a plastacine mold of one of my characters out of a cheap material
Posted by arnymate1, on 2007-08-04 15:30:06

where can I buy plasticine?
Posted by BellaSAA, on 2007-07-03 14:41:25

Can I get Van Aken clay in the UK?
Posted by Urban Coyote, on 2007-07-01 07:36:47

New contest at Animateclay.com Starts today June 11/07
Posted by Marc Spess, on 2007-06-11 01:00:01

bake and bend sculpey
Posted by andycahill, on 2007-06-08 01:13:41

Newplast clay - colour range and mixing
Posted by greenbean, on 2007-04-09 04:53:06

Face Colour
Posted by Ed Scissorhands, on 2007-02-19 01:21:50

What's wrong?
Posted by Lefty, on 2007-02-08 15:46:07

Mouth modeling decision
Posted by animator_girl, on 2007-02-05 13:08:08

is it just me
Posted by tidge3000, on 2007-01-24 15:23:34

Timoshkatoon looking to make my first clay puppet
Posted by Timoshka, on 2007-01-19 17:46:40

moving mouths
Posted by lkane, on 2007-01-09 20:18:18

Vibrant Colours
Posted by Kirby, on 2006-12-23 18:41:48

Modeling mouth
Posted by darko, on 2006-12-20 17:04:52

Different melting points for plasticine?
Posted by MaineFish, on 2006-12-19 20:54:36

Chavant vs Klean Klay vs Monster Makers- Preferences?
Posted by DaveHettmer, on 2006-12-11 18:37:40

"Italian" clay
Posted by darko, on 2006-12-11 12:29:07

KKfudgehydrofishycheese!
Posted by DementedMovies, on 2006-12-08 10:25:40

what kind
Posted by star198669, on 2006-12-07 21:55:13

van aken claytoon
Posted by jude_21, on 2006-12-03 19:12:04

NEWPLAST CLAY ... NO MORE?? (Made in the UK)
Posted by StopMoWorks, on 2006-11-29 18:22:43

Press Moulds?
Posted by ThePuppetMaster, on 2006-11-22 20:17:12

Keeping clay models clean?
Posted by Sprzout, on 2006-11-12 23:05:37

Sculpey plus epoxy?
Posted by colonel custard, on 2006-11-07 08:16:11

Does anyone use fimo?
Posted by clayshizzle, on 2006-10-28 15:06:21

Help with sculpey
Posted by mona, on 2006-10-22 16:32:14

the worst thing a newb could ask
Posted by DementedMovies, on 2006-10-14 05:38:11

Rolling Stone Magazine 10th anniversary animation online?
Posted by MovieStuff, on 2006-09-25 21:28:40

Replaceable mouths for lip lip sync.
Posted by ThePuppetMaster, on 2006-09-01 18:05:11

Online shopping
Posted by mona, on 2006-08-13 11:41:09

Baking with other materials
Posted by KevinAZ, on 2006-08-11 13:32:15

make your own clay?
Posted by niklas, on 2006-08-01 13:13:21

What type of clay should I use for this character I made?
Posted by supercorey500, on 2006-07-29 22:47:29

Curious about plasticine
Posted by JerseyGirl, on 2006-07-12 19:03:36

Casting Plastics (yes this topic is extremely exciting, read on..)
Posted by Jackieboyblue, on 2006-06-21 07:12:56

Super Sculpey in the U.K.?
Posted by Rubbermugs, on 2006-06-21 04:39:46

A Way to Make Epoxy Putty... perhaps? yes?
Posted by Jackieboyblue, on 2006-06-14 16:39:06

Using newplast
Posted by Dwimmerlaik, on 2006-04-30 00:04:22

WAT DO U PREFER TO MAKE MODELS OUT OF
Posted by little SMURF, on 2006-04-22 17:39:50

Air Dry Clay!?
Posted by SpaceCadet, on 2006-04-17 16:07:30

Looking for Van Aken supplier in Canada
Posted by zirkusaffe, on 2006-04-05 10:22:50

applying epoxy putty
Posted by xj9000, on 2006-03-28 21:23:55

epoxy puddy pictures/links
Posted by xj9000, on 2006-03-22 21:17:44

Plastiline - What hardness of modeling material
Posted by Ignatzmaus, on 2006-03-11 08:14:57

Sculpey Enclosed Baking Tip - No Mess, No Smell
Posted by 3DG, on 2006-03-07 21:25:57

WED clay in the UK?
Posted by ash.flex, on 2006-03-05 15:57:26

Model I made
Posted by slothpaladin, on 2006-03-03 00:54:21

anyone have any tutorials on how to make a puppet?
Posted by grahamj1, on 2006-02-26 18:27:57

with clay how do u make facial expressions
Posted by grahamj1, on 2006-02-26 18:11:01

Storage
Posted by ColonelSanders, on 2006-02-22 20:27:06

Smoothing
Posted by Ramzborrego, on 2006-02-13 09:40:15

clay on metal armatures
Posted by animatorxdude, on 2006-01-28 13:12:47

Van Aken Repel Gel
Posted by slothpaladin, on 2006-01-28 04:08:59

Making molds of delicate polymer figures that have been painted w/ acrylics
Posted by gabil, on 2006-01-16 10:30:50

Drowning clay figures
Posted by kelvin_smee, on 2006-01-15 12:26:20

keeping clay figs from melting
Posted by Space Monster, on 2006-01-06 22:20:41

foam latex supplies
Posted by grahamj1, on 2006-01-01 18:54:48

foam latex t-rex
Posted by grahamj1, on 2006-01-01 18:51:25

plasticine being severly dented or squished off of armature
Posted by AndrewAardvark, on 2005-12-30 17:33:16

Paintable clay?
Posted by Starman, on 2005-12-29 19:11:45

van aken clay
Posted by stevencg, on 2005-12-28 11:09:15

Making plasticine look worn/rusted
Posted by Glass, on 2005-12-28 06:17:41

Medieval Armor for Clay Puppets
Posted by BobLightbulb, on 2005-12-27 13:47:24

CKY Puppets Project
Posted by Nothority, on 2005-12-27 03:03:12

Figures
Posted by chego720, on 2005-12-08 16:59:06

Where can I buy Van Aken in NY?
Posted by Guera, on 2005-12-06 10:28:40

Two colors of plasticine for one character: help needed
Posted by Aurelie, on 2005-11-30 13:05:59

Art shops in London
Posted by Lima, on 2005-11-16 06:00:07

Can you use clays you bake like you would non drying clays?
Posted by AugieDog, on 2005-11-13 21:23:47

where can i buy meltable plasticine ?
Posted by liverpaul, on 2005-11-05 23:31:04

Sculpey vs. Van Aken
Posted by DoubleHelix, on 2005-11-05 17:43:44

Sculpey EZ Shape
Posted by PsychoScream, on 2005-11-02 22:24:50

Press Molds for Plastiline
Posted by PsychoScream, on 2005-11-02 05:53:59

Polymer Clay for Clay Animation
Posted by simgarie, on 2005-10-31 23:33:42

Where are you, Plasticine? Are you the one?
Posted by ripvanwrinkle, on 2005-10-22 14:14:33

Plasticine ingredients
Posted by mullerrwd, on 2005-10-20 16:01:54

Help, im making a sculpey Face for stopmo, any tutorials?
Posted by motion_station, on 2005-10-18 10:40:49

OFF THE RAILS - by Darcy Prendergast
Posted by darcy_p, on 2005-10-14 20:29:59

My clay questineer....
Posted by Stranger, on 2005-09-29 20:23:21

help!
Posted by LorenM, on 2005-09-29 18:05:29

Heres Some Concept Art i drew
Posted by Stranger, on 2005-09-29 16:49:10

Im a 12 year old trying to do stopmo
Posted by Stranger, on 2005-09-28 16:49:09

my first attempt at a clay figure...
Posted by johnny_cab, on 2005-09-24 03:44:37

Original and authentic plasticine Aardman Morph for sale .
Posted by bristo, on 2005-09-22 07:19:57

Replaceable mouths
Posted by bede, on 2005-09-22 06:56:56

Clay dresses?
Posted by slothpaladin, on 2005-09-21 19:48:38

I bought some sculpey. Whats FIMO?
Posted by motion_station, on 2005-08-30 09:43:20

Clay Question..
Posted by Lego Ninja, on 2005-08-29 21:28:34

Double baking Super Sculpy
Posted by amy, on 2005-08-24 13:37:16

Clay commercial shot in India
Posted by Phil D, on 2005-08-23 04:38:32

**Important News For Newplast Users**
Posted by jordanuk, on 2005-08-13 06:39:49

Clay probloms
Posted by KimJ, on 2005-07-12 11:32:37

Lip sink
Posted by bendigowtinker, on 2005-07-06 21:37:24

Clay Sealent
Posted by mweinste, on 2005-06-27 12:16:14

Which kind of sculpey to use...
Posted by Splendidfate, on 2005-06-08 00:16:50

Painting a clay animating table??
Posted by Yooper, on 2005-03-05 13:05:47

Sculpey Super Flex Bake & Bend
Posted by Flatdisk, on 2005-02-27 11:14:50

Van Aken in New York
Posted by Lima, on 2005-02-15 03:30:40

Getting Super Sculpey to stick
Posted by m and j, on 2004-12-30 20:06:29

Problem with arms sticking to body.
Posted by wormfooduk, on 2004-10-20 04:42:01

Best clays and how to harden?
Posted by Narkon, on 2004-10-12 12:15:58

Will these work?
Posted by nowherekid10, on 2004-09-28 15:41:32

clay in Prag
Posted by gimbill, on 2004-09-22 09:00:06

CLAY!?
Posted by m and j, on 2004-09-11 22:38:41

is clay good as liquid?
Posted by Otik, on 2004-08-24 15:03:30

Cracking Clay secrets...
Posted by Serious Bender, on 2004-08-16 22:54:23

I give up. Clay is impossible!! AARRGH!!
Posted by daddycartoon, on 2004-08-11 23:53:35

i live in canada where can i get van aken clay
Posted by MrSandman, on 2004-08-04 17:25:22

Keeping clay from deforming. How?
Posted by daddycartoon, on 2004-07-25 21:50:54

Fimo- animateable?
Posted by Nugget, on 2004-07-16 08:13:44

I found some clay!! hurray
Posted by Golden_Dragon, on 2004-07-09 19:23:02

Ok this may be a dumb Question but
Posted by Golden_Dragon, on 2004-07-02 00:52:24

AHHH! what clay?
Posted by Golden_Dragon, on 2004-07-01 23:46:08

getting started...
Posted by _weeti, on 2004-05-14 15:42:13

anyone need vanaken clay in europe?
Posted by FRODOENTOBY, on 2004-04-25 09:20:39

Has anyone used PROSCULPT
Posted by Jeff Mahon, on 2004-04-17 00:47:14

Black-light clay?
Posted by Oneironaut, on 2004-04-14 21:51:07

Soft clay for in between joints on a hard clay body?
Posted by Bard09, on 2004-03-31 06:17:33

the crappy clay i use
Posted by goriddle, on 2004-03-25 21:19:21

Good eyeballs
Posted by Serious Bender, on 2004-03-23 02:01:53

Kato polyclay by Van Aken
Posted by Serious Bender, on 2004-03-22 17:17:19

Applying Clay to Wire Armiture
Posted by Aviva Fae, on 2004-03-13 14:11:39

Microwaves
Posted by marshalldylan10, on 2004-03-09 16:20:11

Fimo
Posted by marshalldylan10, on 2004-03-06 13:27:19

Can I put Clay in the oven?
Posted by Stop MoJo, on 2004-02-25 08:16:56

Misc. questions on clay puppet-making
Posted by Bard09, on 2004-01-24 06:48:53

what kind of clay ?
Posted by jmarlin, on 2004-01-18 19:53:01

mold release
Posted by jpolacchi, on 2003-12-29 18:28:37

did any one knows?
Posted by BeliFilmMaker, on 2003-11-19 20:28:58

Sculpey SuperFlex Bake & Bend
Posted by Yuji, on 2003-11-02 16:43:23

Casting a clay model....
Posted by chris_bordeaux, on 2003-08-27 07:31:28

anyone from yorkshire ? Newbie wanting to team up
Posted by maddy, on 2003-08-25 21:06:27

the key to clay animation
Posted by edboy89, on 2003-07-05 19:42:32

Fred Stuhr's Puppets
Posted by framedthoughts, on 2003-07-05 11:44:57

Chavant won't stick to itself!
Posted by Jeff Mahon, on 2003-07-03 01:52:29

A black clay that won't mess up your puppets?
Posted by Skullwell, on 2003-07-01 23:16:22

Sculpey Help!!!
Posted by framedthoughts, on 2003-06-22 18:59:39

The best Clay
Posted by framedthoughts, on 2003-06-21 21:12:21

Original Noid in 3-D
Posted by 1, on 2003-05-18 19:15:22

HELP.... I need all around help
Posted by Broken Nose, on 2003-05-02 19:53:08

School Assignment
Posted by DNA182, on 2003-04-14 15:24:47

sculpting and molds
Posted by kinski, on 2003-04-07 07:03:13

Van Aken in kissimmee!!!
Posted by splodge, on 2003-03-24 08:20:39

Where do you buy your Van Aken clay?
Posted by folknn, on 2003-03-16 11:01:58

Make your own Plastiline
Posted by Eric Scott, on 2003-01-30 22:26:52

painting plastacine
Posted by BID0619, on 2003-01-29 23:52:37

Getting Van Aken Clay in Europe
Posted by AlexS, on 2002-11-12 12:57:07

jack skellington HELP ME!!! IF U HAVE ANY INFORMATION
Posted by jackskellington, on 2002-10-08 18:45:00

SOLOUTION TO COLOURING SUPER SCULPY - FOUND!!
Posted by JemmaB, on 2002-09-23 23:23:19

COLOURING SUPER SCULPY??? does anyone know how?
Posted by JemmaB, on 2002-08-29 02:30:27

Some Pictures
Posted by 1, on 2002-08-22 03:12:00

clean that clay
Posted by justin, on 2002-07-26 15:49:28

Anybody from Amsterdamm?
Posted by chesapuppet, on 2002-07-14 16:35:51

i need a good sculpting material!!!!
Posted by sober, on 2002-06-06 17:40:10

press molds
Posted by Johny_Stopmo, on 2002-01-01 20:54:53

Anyone from Australia know where i can get this
Posted by cm, on 2001-12-10 03:33:35

clay/arms
Posted by daaabears, on 2001-10-09 20:26:05

what kind of clay
Posted by jAs (Guest), on 2001-03-25 02:00:00

I hate clay
Posted by Neo (Guest), on 2001-03-22 23:11:02

Ball&Socket VS Clay
Posted by Chesapuppet (Guest), on 2001-03-19 23:40:52

Clay hates me too!
Posted by Neo (Guest), on 2001-03-19 23:23:33

crackin' clay! help!
Posted by Sir Guy (Guest), on 2001-03-19 23:14:08

Clay and Me
Posted by Danny (Guest), on 2001-03-19 23:13:16

animateclay.com
Posted by Bryn.J.R (Guest), on 2001-03-19 22:59:49

Clays
Posted by Bryn.J.R (Guest), on 2001-03-19 22:55:02

clay
Posted by Eric (Guest), on 2001-03-19 22:51:33

please show us!
Posted by rush (Guest), on 2001-03-19 22:28:03

Clay? Help!!!!!!
Posted by Neo (Guest), on 2001-03-19 22:25:15

Homemade Clay
Posted by Evan (Guest), on 2001-03-19 22:24:35

Stop Motion Fabrics?
Posted by C. McLeod (Guest), on 2001-03-19 22:19:53

Clay "Smoothness"
Posted by Dr. Knox (Guest), on 2001-03-19 22:00:37

sculpy
Posted by Haakin (Guest), on 2001-03-19 21:54:12

Clay Hates Me
Posted by Froggy (Guest), on 2001-03-19 21:51:28

colored plasticine ??
Posted by Mortuary (Guest), on 2001-03-19 21:50:36

clay
Posted by Monica Ross (Guest), on 2001-03-19 21:49:41

Tools
Posted by Bryn.J.R (Guest), on 2001-03-19 21:48:32

Shredding Clay
Posted by Spaz (Guest), on 2001-03-19 21:45:43

painting super elasiclay?
Posted by dashoop (Guest), on 2001-03-19 21:44:44