Liquid Sculpey

Sculpey Liquid polymer clay is an amazingly versatile product that can be used in bakeable silicone molds and with a wide range of other projects. It can be used as a grout, to transfer images, embellish clay, to make bright window clings and so much more! So simple to use it is perfect for beginners!

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What is Liquid Sculpey?

Sculpey Liquid Bakeable Clay is a versatile liquid polymer clay that can be baked to a solid form. It is a type of polymer clay that comes in a liquid consistency in a range of transparent, translucent and opaque colours. It allows for easy pouring, sculpting, and creating unique designs. Once baked, the liquid clay cures into a durable and semi-flexible finished piece.

Liquid Sculpey is brilliant for use in craft projects such as jewelry making, sculpture, mixed media art, and more. It can be used to create intricate details, coatings, or fillings in polymer clay creations. It can also be mixed with other colors of liquid clay to create custom shades and effects.

One of the benefits of using clear liquid Sculpey is its ability to be translucent when baked. This makes it ideal for creating faux glass or stained glass effects. It can be tinted with alcohol inks, dyes, or powdered pigments to achieve different colors and finishes. It can also be poured into silicone molds, layered between sheets of clay and used for screen printing or stamping.

Liquid Sculpey is baked in a regular home oven at the specific temperature and time displayed on the pack. It is important to follow the baking instructions carefully to ensure proper curing and optimal results.

Liquid Sculpey offers artists and crafters a unique and versatile medium to explore their creativity and add intriguing details to their projects.

How does liquid Sculpey work?

Liquid Sculpey, also known as liquid polymer clay, is a versatile crafting material that starts as a liquid and transforms into a solid when baked. It has a smooth and pourable consistency, allowing you to create intricate designs, fill molds, or add decorative elements to your projects.

To use liquid Sculpey, simply squeeze or pour it onto your desired surface or into a mold. You can manipulate it with tools or brushes to achieve the desired shape or texture. Once you’re satisfied with your design, simply bake it in a regular oven at the recommended temperature and time provided by the manufacturer.

During baking, the liquid clay cures into a permanent solid form. The resulting piece will be durable, lightweight, and retain fine details. After baking, you can further enhance your creations by sanding, polishing, or adding additional layers of liquid Sculpey, resin or glaze for a glossy finish.

How to use Liquid Sculpey Polymer Clay

Using Liquid Sculpey polymer clay is lots of fun and allows you to develop and explore your creative abilities. Here are some steps to guide you:

  1. Prepare your workspace: Ensure you have a clean and well-lit area to work in. Lay down a non-stick surface such as parchment paper or a silicone mat to prevent the clay from sticking.
  2. Shake and condition: Give the bottle of Liquid Sculpey a gentle shake to mix the contents thoroughly. Then, squeeze out a small amount of clay onto your work surface. Knead and roll it between your hands to condition the clay, making it smooth and pliable.
  3. Apply to your project: There are various ways to use Liquid Sculpey. You can brush it onto raw clay to create a glossy finish, use it to adhere clay pieces together, create intricate designs by drawing with it directly, or fill molds to make unique shapes. Apply the clay using a brush, needle tool, or squeeze bottle, depending on your desired application.
  4. Baking: After completing your design, it’s time to bake the Liquid Sculpey. Follow the instructions provided on the pack for the recommended baking temperature and duration.
  5. Finishing touches: Once the piece has cooled after baking, you can further enhance it by sanding, buffing, or adding additional layers of Liquid Sculpey for a glossy or dimensional effect. Use sandpaper, polishing pads, or gloss glaze to achieve the desired finish.

Some FAQ’s on Sculpey Liquid Clay:

Q. Is liquid Sculpey the same as bake and bond?

A. No, Bake & Bond, now known as Oven Bake Adhesive is a bake-to-set adhesive for sticking separate clay components together. It’s great for use with shape cutters. If you cut two different sized ovals and want to layer them together, you could push them together, but that would distort the shape. On the other hand you could squeeze a little Oven bake Adhesive between the two layers, drop the smaller oval on the larger one and bake to set. Voila. Liquid Sculpey isn’t the ideal product for that task and Bake & Bond Oven Bake Adhesive isn’t the ideal product to fill a mold.

Q. Does liquid Sculpey dry?

A. Liquid Sculpey clay won’t set in the air like air-dry clay. It does need to be baked. It is possible that the liquid clay may dry out a little over time. If the liquid component were able to escape the bottle over time leaving the clay suspension behind, or if it was left out for a very long period of time it may dry to the point it’s not usable. Never fear, there is a way to resurrect it! Add some Sculpey Liquid Softener! It acts as a thinner and liquid for the suspension of liquid polymer clay and can be used to save dried out liquid clay!

Q. Is liquid Sculpey toxic?

A. Liquid Sculpey clay is safe and non-toxic when used as directed. It is formulated to be oven-baked, which cures the clay and renders it safe to handle. However, it is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions and safety precautions to ensure proper usage.

When baking liquid Sculpey clay, it is important to do so in a well-ventilated area and to bake at the temperatures and times displayed on the packaging to ensure the clay cures properly without overheating.

Shop for Liquid Sculpey in Australia

Are you wondering where to buy liquid Sculpey in Australia? Beads N Crystals stocks the entire range of liquid Sculpey polymer clays at unbeatable prices. We have them in stock and we dispatch orders daily from our Brisbane warehouse and shopfront at Annerley. If you’re in the area, please drop in to see the full Sculpey range on display, or order with confidence right here at the Beads N Crystals online store. Please contact us if you have any questions, we’d love to tell you all about this amazing liquid polymer clay range by Sculpey!

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