|1" to 1 1/2" diameter ball of clay||Shaping tools
See the Clay Chapter for more instructions, hints, tips, and ideas.
See the photographs for ideas on shapes you can make. The general instructions for all of them are to make clay snakes about 1/4" in diameter. Form the snakes into the desired shapes. Attach pieces by pushing them together and painting with water. Use small flattened balls on top of critical joints to add extra strength. Allow to thoroughly dry, then paint. Use your imagination on this one!