Tag Archives: Safety Solvent

Repairing Pots: Video Lesson on Mark It Artsy

On this video tutorial, Aves resident artist Erin Gerlach shows us how to repair ceramic pots and similar items with Aves products. You won't want to miss out on this fun Spring DIY! Grab the PDF instructions here: Repairing Ceramic Pots and Saucers Aves Supply List: Aves FIXIT Paste Aves FIXIT Sculpt or FIXIT or...

What Types of Tools to Use

I mentioned something about Tools... I talked about various kinds of tools. Pictured; are the silicone rubber tipped tools that I think everyone should have when working with Aves®. They have different nibs on the ends of various shapes. I prefer to use the conical tip, or the bladed tip for scribing wrinkles in skin....

The Repair of Lady Death

By: Erin Gerlach Supply List Drill with small bit sizes Dremel tool Devcon 5 minute epoxy glue Thick and thin wire Wire cutter Fixit® Sculpt Fixit® Repair putty - black Apoxie® Safety Solvent Various sculpting tools Paint brush and micro brushes ASSESSING THE DAMAGE AND PLANNING THE REPAIR There is a saying in the building...

Modern “Apoxies” Restore Award Winning Doll

by Dwaine Gipe  The Little Cherub, a 1937 Composition by Harriet Flanders, was restored by Dwaine Gipe, and won a 1st place in the 2002 National Doll Doctors’ Association Restoration Contest. The restoration was done primarily using products by Aves Studio. The three products used were Apoxie® Sculpt, Apoxie® Paste, and Apoxie® Safety Solvent. The...

Fun with Aves

What is Aves? Aves? Aves is Aves® Studio. The manufacturer of some of the finest sculpting and taxidermy materials on the planet. They make a variety of clay, and mache's. You will not find a better variety of material to work with. These blogged articles are going to be dedicated to Aves® Apoxie® Sculpt, and...