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The 2017 Online Class Catalog is now open for browsing! Nunn Design and Apoxie Sculpt Present: Image-Under-Glass Amulet Apoxie Sculpt and Parawire Present: Infinity Ombre Mosaic Pendant   Folks can register for a Bead&Button Show badge now  (FYI: Show Badge Registration is required before you can register for classes!) ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR CLASSES Opens at…

Beaded Sculpture Game Changer

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By Kiny McCarrick Hello Aves, I wanted to let you know how Apoxie Sculpt has completely changed my life. It has given me the perfect product to create my beaded sculptures. I can now sculpt and epoxy! It has been a game changer for me. I enclosed some pictures of my work using your wonderful...

What Types of Tools to Use

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I mentioned something about Tools... I talked about various kinds of tools. Pictured; are the silicone rubber tipped tools that I think everyone should have when working with Aves®. They have different nibs on the ends of various shapes. I prefer to use the conical tip, or the bladed tip for scribing wrinkles in skin....

The Repair of Lady Death

Lady-Death
By: Erin Gerlach Supply List Drill with small bit sizes Dremel tool Devcon 5 minute epoxy glue Thick and thin wire Wire cutter Fixit® Sculpt Fixit® Repair putty - black Apoxie® Safety Solvent Various sculpting tools Paint brush and micro brushes ASSESSING THE DAMAGE AND PLANNING THE REPAIR There is a saying in the building...

One Twisted Tree

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Instructions by Forest Rogers In case anyone is in need of a 24” twisted tree, I’ll summarize my approach to making one. For me, this tree helped consume those feverish days (and nights) before the New Orleans NIADA conference. It was an experiment, and better ways are likely out there... but, here’s the story: 1....

Making A Plaque, with Raised Sculpted Letters

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I have always prided myself on being able to make things in Apoxie Sculpt with nice, clean and crisp lines. Now, you can too! The plaque is going to be 30” wide, by roughly 10” tall. The letters are varying sizes, but fit on an 11”X17” piece of illustration board. I made two prints of...

Gourd Embellishment

Gourd-Embellishment
Aves Apoxie Sculpt How to embellish a gourd…OH MY! by Sherry Goshon Supplies 1lb of Black Aves Apoxie Sculpt Clean Gourd Sculpting tool or tooth pick The end of a paint brush Brown leather dye Black spray paint Acrylic paints…red, purple and green Gold rub and buff Green rub and buff Tassel Small sponge Paint...

Fixing the Dreaded “KC-135 Outer Wing Droop”

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When AMT/ERTL designed their KC-135 Stratotanker kit series (the EC-135 kit is a previously unreleased version of this series), they wanted to get the thinnest possible plastic parts. This was their first effort in designing and tooling a model aircraft kit from the ground up. As a result, the wing and fuselage parts are marvelously...