|SUPER SCULPEY INFORMATION
Super Sculpey (SS1)
- The Ultimate Sculpting Compound!
- Used by Movie Studios and Professionals Worldwide
- A Favorite with Doll Makers
In response to the popularity of Sculpey, Super Sculpey
was formulated. Users required a clay of greater tensile strength
and Super Sculpey was the answer.
color, Super Sculpey is a translucent pink-beige only. Like
Sculpey, Super Sculpey is an easy to condition polymer requiring
minimal hand kneading or rolling through a pasta machine to prepare for use. It features fine tooling and detailing characteristics,
and does not "fill in" after tooling. If you opt
to paint your cured piece, we recommend acrylic paint or the
application of water based glaze prior to painting with oils.
Paint should be applied in thin washes rather than thick coats
for the best paint to clay bond. After curing, Super Sculpey
bakes to a ceramic-like hardness and can be sanded to a fine
Super Sculpey should be cured in a preheated 275 degree
F (135 degree C) oven for 15 minutes per quarter inch of thickness. DO NOT MICROWAVE. For example, a piece of
½" thickness would be cured for 30 minutes. The layering
method is recommended for lager pieces of construction.
The translucent pink-beige color has made Super Sculpey
the favored polymer of many art dollmakers. Because of the
fine tooling and detailing characteristics of Super Sculpey,
it is frequently the chosen clay for making prototypes from
which molds are made from the Super Sculpey sculptures; then
reproductions are made using the molds. Additionally, artists
are producing finely detailed finished sculptures using Super
Sculpey polymer clay products should remain fresh
if properly stored in a cool place, away from heat and direct