Does air dry clay jewelry break easily?
A con to building with air dry clay is how fragile it can be. Thin additions like legs, fingers, and ears will easily break off. To avoid small parts breaking off, have students create mixed media pieces. … To avoid cracking, keep students from adding a lot of water to the clay when they make slip.
How do you make a hole in air dry clay?
Minor cracks can be filled with a slurry of air dry clay and water. Make a patching compound and just smush it into the holes. If the cracks go all the way through the stars or cut-outs, it is not worth your time trying to patch them. Patching works for small cracks and fissures.