Topics Covered In This Video:
- Try your best to keep your work area as clean as possible to help prevent you polymer clay from getting dirty in the first place.
- But there are ways to clean raw unbaked polymer clay if it does get dirty with lint, dust, sweater fuzz, pet hair from dogs and cats, etc.
- Be sure to clean your polymer clay before baking.
- First try to carefully remove large bits of clay/dirt/lint with a clay blade.
- Using a kitchen cleansing cloth (or baby wipe) to wipe dirt off the surfaces of the clay.
- I prefer Kitchen wipes over baby wipes because they have a stronger cleaners in them, so they work better.
- Baby oil or clay softener on a paper towel can work to remove dirt from clay, but not as well as other options.
- 99% Isopropyl Alcohol (Rubbing alcohol) on a paper towel or Q-Tip works the best for removing dirt and lint from polymer clay.
- Fingernail or needle tool will help with removing hairs and lint from surface.
- In a future video I will show you how to remove dirt and lint from Baked Polymer Clay pieces.
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