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A Recipe for Home-Made Cold-Porcelain

Just look at this gorgeous rose; would you believe that this was not crafted by nature, but was hand-made by someone? Surprisingly, this beautiful flower, and many over wonderful objet d'art, were created from a clay-like mixture known as cold-porcelain, which you can make yourself. What sensational ornaments will you be able to make? Have look at these superb artworks, and then scroll down to the recipe and instructional video.
 
Cold-Porcelain
 
Hailing from Argentina, this original art form is cheap, non-toxic and very easy to work with.
Cold-Porcelain
Though its name suggests otherwise, it's not in fact porcelain, though it looks just as stunning.
Cold-Porcelain
Many of the ingredients are biodegradable, so we use lemon juice to prevent bacteria and fungi growth.
Cold-Porcelain
 
To color your art work you can use any paint or food coloring you like, even lipstick will do the trick.
Cold-Porcelain
Do not put your work in the refrigerator but allow it to dry for one day at normal room temperature.
Cold-Porcelain
None of your sculptures will crack, chalk or crumble.  
Cold-Porcelain
However, if you add water to them, or heat them they will soften and dissolve - so do not use them for any crockery.
Cold-Porcelain
With a bit of practice, soon you will be making beautiful little artworks.
Cold-Porcelain
Think of all the gifts you could make!
Cold-Porcelain
Without spending much money, but by giving your time and effort you will really impress people.
Cold-Porcelain
Even your pets will be fooled by your life-like creations.
Cold-Porcelain
Cold-Porcelain modeling is the hobby you've been waiting for.
Cold-Porcelain
How to Make Cold-Porcelain

Ingredients

- 1 cup of corn starch
- 1 cup of white glue 
- 1 table spoon of lemon juice 
- 1 table spoon of baby oil
- mixing utensil
- a pot for your cold porcelain 

Directions

1. Put all your ingredients in a pan. 
2. Mix it up to make a gooey texture. 
3. Put the pan on a low heat and stir. 
4. Cook until the mixture sticks to your spoon and begins to form a large ball. 
5. Take off the heat and roll into a firm ball. 
6. Wrap the ball tightly in Clingfilm. 
7. Let your pot dry up before you attempt to clean it, then it will be much easier. 
8. Let the porcelain cool down. And then let your artistic spirit take over!

 

H/T: brightside.me

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