Author Archives: John Harsdorf

Aves now Offering Local Twin Cities Metro Area Classes through Cheers Pablo in Hudson Wi

SteamPunk Dragon Boxes November 17th 1:00pm - 3:30 pm Location: Cheers Pablo In Hudson WI, ages 17 & up $75/box Click here to Sign up!  - You will be making a fantasy dragon box with air dry epoxy clay! Converting an old cigar box with Apoxie Sculpt, into a dragon! (mosaics fans will love this...

Step-by-step Instructions for Serving Trays

GoodWill finds are the BEST for up-cycled art! Check out these picture frames that are repurposed with  Apoxie Sculpt as gorgeous serving trays!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wj2p-FpAcFc A favorite frame becomes a beautiful serving tray with Aves Resident artist Erin Gerlach. This really unique project re-purposes wood picture frames and makes them a completely functional one of a...

Make it Artsy with Michael deMeng

Michael deMeng has a Day of the Dead inspired project using Apoxie Clay & figurines. You can make any type of custom cake topper or alter a figure using Apoxie and Michael makes that look easy! Get ready to use your imagination and learn some new techniques  ...... As Seen On Make It Artsy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v36jvBlv2sQ Pick up your Apoxie...

John Deere Lawn Mower Hood Repair with Fixit!

The old brittle plastic of this John Deere lawn mower was severely cracked when it's reckless owner drove it headlong into a tree (the tree is fine). We combined Fixit and Apoxie Paste with pre-mixed John Deere green paint to create a strong and flexible bonding agent to hold the hood together - while handling...

Make it Artsy 600 Series Sneak Peek!

Aves® resident artist Erin Gerlach is coming to a TV near you on the PBS show Make it Artsy!  Get a FREE up-close, personal lesson using Apoxie® Sculpt in your own home. See below for Sneak peeks of these projects! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXlXAS5c1AI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9FbEJdVVmw  

Apoxie Paste vs FIXIT Paste

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SObxffrFSs4 This is a comparison video of Aves Apoxie Paste vs Aves FIXIT Paste and why you might use one over the other. If you are familiar with Aves Apoxie Sculpt or Aves FIXIT these Pastes are the stir-able, brush-able, trowel-able versions of the modeling compounds! Happy Sculpting everyone!! Don't forget the Aves Safety Solvent...

Introducing FIXIT Terracotta

We are SO excited to announce the addition of Terracotta to our line of FIXIT® - multi-media repair & sculpting compound. Terracotta has fantastic handling and sculpting ability that is sure to enhance both old and new projects. Perfect for original sculpting, repairs, restorations & everything creative in-between. Check out these neat projects using Terracotta!...