Salted dough modeling (dough plastic, or bioceramics) is not a new kind of creativity. An exciting activity that does not require a lot of money or any outstanding skills.
Sculpting process will be equally interesting for both children and adults. The incredibly soft, pliable and absolutely safe material makes lovely figurines!
How to make salted modeling dough
There are several salt dough recipes for modeling… In fact, each craftsman selects proportions based on his needs, someone adds PVA glue, starch, dyes … We offer a composition that is suitable for creating crafts of medium size and small items.
INGREDIENTS FOR THE TEST
- 200 g flour
- 200 g salt "Extra"
- 125 ml chilled water
PREPARATION AND MODELING TECHNIQUE
- Salt pour into a bowl of flour and stir. Pouring water in portions, knead the tough dough, achieving perfect smoothness and uniformity. You can get to work!
Separate pieces of the required size from the dough, roll out, cut out figures or make prints … In short, let your imagination run wild.
You can dry the finished products in the oven at a temperature of 100-120 degrees or in the open air (it will take 3-4 days, depending on the thickness of the figure). If you dry your products in the oven, remember to put them in a cold oven!
After drying, treat the edges and surface of the workpiece with natfil (or sandpaper), then proceed to painting with acrylic paints and varnishing.
To get it beautiful dough craft, work with small pieces of mass, and keep the main part either in a container or in a bag so that the surface of the dough does not become crusty.
Just look at these wonderful works!
Fantastic fish …
… and a fabulous elephant!
The texture of these products was created using impressions.
It would never occur to anyone that this watch is made of dough.
Dough sculpting is fun for children, develops fine motor skills and imagination, and is a great way of expression for adults.