Category Archives: Tutorials

Amazing Mandala Style Mosaic

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Check out Michele Petno and her newest mosaic video course “Amazing Mandala Style Mosaic”  available at www.MosaicMadeEasy.com .

Watch the video below for more details.

Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube station at https://www.youtube.com/c/MosaicMadeEasy for free INTROS to all classes and future courses.

Watch the FREE mosaic safety video now!

Check out Michele Petno and her newest mosaic video course “Amazing Mandala Style Mosaic”  available at www.MosaicMadeEasy.com . Watch the video below for more details. Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube station at https://www.youtube.com/c/MosaicMadeEasy for free INTROS to all classes and future courses. Watch the FREE mosaic safety video now!

Make it Artsy – Upcycle Vintage Bottles

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Sandra Evertson upcycles vintage bottles to make trendy Boho decor in Episode 310 of Make it Artsy!

310 – Finishing Touches: Check out Sandra Evertson’s up-cycled vintage bottles to make trendy Boho decor with Aves Apoxie Sculpt. Make It Artsy 300 series is scheduled to start airing on Public Television stations across the country on Thursday, September 28, 2017 ~ As seen on Make It Artsy!

Sandra Evertson upcycles vintage bottles to make trendy Boho decor in Episode 310 of Make it Artsy! 310 – Finishing Touches: Check out Sandra Evertson's up-cycled vintage bottles to make trendy Boho decor with Aves Apoxie Sculpt. Make It Artsy 300 series is scheduled to start airing on Public Television stations across the country on...

The Making of Vargas

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Many people inquire as to how I create Dragons. This is a step-by-step tutorial showing the creation of Vargas the Stone Tyrant over a period of five months.

Many people inquire as to how I create Dragons. This is a step-by-step tutorial showing the creation of Vargas the Stone Tyrant over a period of five months. It begins with Aluminum foil shaped into the basic form of the base that the Dragon will occupy. Aluminum foil creates the form of the body and...

The Repair of Lady Death

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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

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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...

Modern “Apoxies” Restore Award Winning Doll

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by Dwaine Gipe  The Little Cherub, a 1937 Composition by Harriet Flanders, was restored by Dwaine Gipe, and won a 1st place in the 2002 National Doll Doctors’ Association Restoration Contest. The restoration was done primarily using products by Aves Studio. The three products used were Apoxie® Sculpt, Apoxie® Paste, and Apoxie® Safety Solvent. The...