Lamasa could be a clay like substance, created by mixture and heating unremarkably out there ingredients, like corn flour. it’s accustomed produce flowers, figures and objects like paper clips, pencil caps, napkin holders, decorative, jewellery and tumblers.
It looks and behaves like dry clay, like ceramic and craft clay. it’s soft and sleek to the touch and incorporates a clear white look. you’ll either add color to the Lamasa dough before making shapes or paint the objects once wards.
Things You’ll Need
- 1/2 cup craft glue
1/2 cup corn flour
1/2 tbsp zinc oxide powder
1/2 lime juice
1 tbsp glycerin
Oil-based cold cream
- Sift the flour and zinc oxide powder in a bowl.
- Sieving the dry ingredients removes any potential lumps.
- Glue acts as a binder for the ingredients and helps create a smooth dough.
- Mix everything well. Stir in one direction only, until there are no lumps.
- Set an aluminum vessel on medium heat.
- Add the mix to the vessel, stirring all the time. The vessel should not get too hot.
- Stir for about two minutes until the dough stops sticking to the vessel.
- Remove the dough from the vessel and roll it into a ball.
- Wrap the dough with clear wrap and store in an airtight container.
Adding Color and Creating Shapes
- Apply some cold cream to your palms.
- Acrylic paints are easily available at craft or school supplies stores.
- Take a little quantity of dough in your palm and add the required acrylic.
- Knead gently along with your thumb till the color is equally mixed with the dough.
- you’ll add additional color to attain the required shade.
- Use additional cold cream on your palm or augment the dough to create it easier to roll and knead.
- Continue kneading till the dough is evenly-colored.