I’m having so much fun with my Amazing Mold Putty®!! This time, I used Creative Paperclay and Clear Casting Resin to make a custom pocket watch for my White Rabbit doll! Visit the Amazing Mold Putty BLOG and check out my post with instructions on how I made the watch to go with the White Rabbit!!
As Shared on the AMP Blog:
“One of my favorite things about Alumilite products is their versatility for use with other products. As a doll maker, I see the versatility as a window of opportunity to create things that I might not have been able to for my dolls. Talk about customized!! One of those items, is Creative Paperclay®. I use Creative Paperclay® pretty heavily in my doll making, and recently, I started work on an Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit doll.
While I was making him, I knew I wanted to create a Pocket Watch for his “costume”. I started with a watch face I got at a thrift store. It was just the face, with the hands still attached, but no backing.
Using Creative Paperclay®, I began layering paperclay to the back of my watch face.
I let the first layer dry, and then added a second layer to bring around the edges of the watch.
Once those layers were dry, I used a fine grit sand paper to bring out the edges and lines that made the “frame” of my watch. Then I added a small eye screw to the top for future hanging of the watch.
Next, I painted the clay to be metallic.
After the metalic paint was dry, I aged it by adding some black paint over the top, and wiping it all off except for the crevice areas of the watch. Once I had the watch ready and clean, I mixed equal parts of Amazing Clear Cast and poured the liquid into the watch.
Of course, I’m a sucker for details, so I Googled “tea time” and found that it’s usually between 2-5pm… and since the White Rabbit is LATE… I set the watch hands to just past 5:00 before I poured the resin in. Clear Cast resin takes longer to cure than the white casting resin by Amazing Mold Putty, so I set the watch on the windowsill to cure overnight.
Once it was cured, I hung the watch just out of Rabbit’s pocket!!
Disclosure: As a member of Amazing Mold Putty’s design team, I receive product at no cost to myself.