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#21 docweathers

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 12:07 AM

Put a little water in the bucket until clay become slightly flexible. put the bucket on its side and roll it back and forth so that the bucket flexes into an oval. this will release the clay from the sides of the bucket. put the bucket upside down and pound on the bottom with your fist. usually this will cause the clay to release from the bottom of the bucket and form a sloppy sticky mass on the floor of your studio.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:23 PM

Freeze the entire bucket.
Invert the bucket. (this may be enough)
Pour some warm water on the outside of the bucket.
Remove bucket from clay.
Allow clay to thaw.



Put a little water in the bucket until clay become slightly flexible. put the bucket on its side and roll it back and forth so that the bucket flexes into an oval. this will release the clay from the sides of the bucket. put the bucket upside down and pound on the bottom with your fist. usually this will cause the clay to release from the bottom of the bucket and form a sloppy sticky mass on the floor of your studio.


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