Repair of a clay statue

statue clay, in process The fire In a ceramic oven, it can explode, crack and break for various reasons. Most often, the broken sculpture is repairable and can be restored using various materials and repair techniques depending on the type of damage. Below is a demonstration of repairing a ceramic clay sculpture that was broken during the fire, in use Sculpture repair kit Of Cherkov.

Prepare the broken sculpture parts for repair.

Repair of a clay statue

Check for the presence and fit of all parts.

Repair of a clay statue

Epoxy glue Liquid is suitable for gluing parts that are under load, for example a base (holding the sculpture) and parts with a single gluing point. Inject the epoxy glue into a surface. Apply with a wooden spatula the connecting area of ​​the glued part and the sculpture.

Attach the part and wait ½ an hour until the epoxy glue hardens.

Repair of a clay statue

Parts that are not under load can be pasted with Carpenters glue. The glue hardens for no less than two hours.

Empty cavities that may form, over 1 mm in size should be filled inEpoxy dough. Put on gloves, tear off a piece of dough that will contain both the green color and the gray. Knead the piece well and fill the groove. Very large grooves and lost statue pieces can be filled with External putty.

Repair of a clay statue

Slots less than 1 mm can be filled inSpechtl ds או Splashing cracks.

Repair of a clay statue

You can mix peat moss and wood putty to achieve a more suitable color shade for the sculpture. A terracotta clay sculpture is recommended to useSpatula des Terracotta And a white clay sculpture can be used inSplashing cracks או White patty.

Sand places filled with spatula with sandpaper to achieve a uniform texture.

The sculpture is complete again, but it is recommended to perform Coloring the statue In the recommended painting methods and blur the repair areas.

Repair of a clay statue

Watch a video demonstrating the repair of a clay sculpture that was broken during the fire in a ceramic oven 7:34

Repair of a clay statue

More posts about methods and techniques in sculpture:

Preparation of a statue for burning

Preparation of a statue for burning

The best way to preserve a sculpture made of natural clay is by burning it in a special ceramic oven. To do this, the statue must be prepared for burning. Here are the instructions for making a sculpture for burning with a video.

Painting a statue

Painting a statue

Here is an original sculpture painting method by the artist Alexander Cherkov, a fairly simple method that gives the clay sculpture the look of another, more noble material, such as bronze, wood and aluminum.

Sculpture studies at the Cherkov Studio in Givatayim - welcome to join:

Art workshops in a personal track - Painting, sculpture and drawing studies under the guidance of Alexander Cherkov for adults and young people, beginners and advanced. The studies are in a group setting with guidance and personal treatment for each participant.

Art workshops for children - Painting, sculpture and drawing studies under the guidance of Sophie Cherkov for children of primary school age, beginners and advanced. The studies in small groups with guidance and personal treatment for each participant.

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