Unlike FIMO soft and other sorts of FIMO, FIMO professional has a firmer consistency. This gives the clay more dimensional stability, making it exceptionally well-suited to highly detailed artwork. Thanks to the pure pigments of our True Colours, the brilliant colours can be mixed exactly.

What is the difference between Fimo effect and Fimo professional?

Fimo Effect colours have special properties such as mica metallic, glitters, translucents, & faux stones. Fimo Soft Regular colours are opaque regular colours. Is a firm workable clay that does not get sticky and has a minimal smell. As it is based on true colours, Fimo Professional is perfect for colour mixing.

What Fimo professional?

FIMO professional is an oven-hardening modelling clay. As the product has a much firmer consistency compared to FIMO soft or FIMO kids, skilled FIMO designers will also benefit from the advantage of being able to create intricate items and sculptures that are dimensionally stable.

What are the different types of FIMO?

The different types of FIMO Oven-hardening modelling clays. The FIMO variety for kids. FIMO kids is exceptionally soft. Air-drying modelling clays. FIMOair is ideal for use in art, recreation and hobbies. FIMOair basic is also frequently used in schools, nurseries and other similar establishments.

Is Fimo Classic the same as Fimo professional?

Fimo Professional is definitely much easier to work than Fimo Classic. I have found that batches of Fimo Classic can really vary in hardness (from hard to virtually unworkable), but the True Colours clay I tried was of a uniform consistency and much better all round.

What is Fimo effect good for?

FIMO effect can be used to give your artwork a whole new dimension. With stunning colours and lifelike reproductions of classy materials and finishes, the clay can make objects shine, shimmer and sparkle, or even glow in the dark. It is ideal for use in combination with FIMO soft and FIMO professional.

How long do I bake FIMO clay?

To properly harden FIMO, the oven should be preheated to 110°C. You then need to place your modelled FIMO artwork into the oven for 30 minutes. As every oven is slightly different, it is recommended to use an oven thermometer, so your model will not burn or turn an unpleasant burnt colour.

Why is Fimo professional so hard?

You see, for some reason, some brands and formulations of polymer clay get hard and crumbly if they’ve been sitting around too long or stored at high temperatures. Some people say it’s because the clay is partially cured.

Which FIMO is best?

I recommend starting out with the Fimo Professional True Colors pack. Fimo Professional is considered one of the stiffer polymer clays, so it will hold detail well. It can be hard and crumbly when you first take it out of the packaging, but don’t give up. After a little conditioning, you’ll love working with it.

Is FIMO good for kids?

FIMO kids is particularly soft, easy to shape yet dimensionally stable at the same time – that’s what makes this oven-hardening modelling clay ideal for children’s use. This enables an easy, practical and dust-free storage of any left-over bits of clay until next use.

What are the different FIMO effects?

FIMO effect modelling clay from STAEDTLER is available in 36 colours and eight effects (glow, glitter, transparent, stone, metallic, pastel, gemstone, pearl). Special feature: the various colours all create some great effects.

How do you use FIMO effect?

Place the modelled object on aluminium foil or a glass plate and let it harden in the oven for a maximum of 30 minutes at a temperature of 110°C/230°F. FIMO will only be completely hardened when cooled down to room temperature. Use epoxy glue to repair broken parts as well as to connect FIMO with metal parts.

Does FIMO clay shrink when baked?

Polymer clay does not shrink or expand. So if you are worried your polymer clay frog figurine will shrink to the size of a pea in the oven, have no fear. Your froggy figure will stay whatever size you made it and will look adorable in your garden.

How much does Fimo clay cost?

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Does Fimo dry out?

There are many brands of polymer clay, such as Fimo, Sculpey, Kato, and Cernit, but all brands are PVC or polyvinyl chloride resin in a phthalate plasticizer base. The clay does not dry out in the air but requires heat to set it.

Is Fimo professional good?

When very flexible and strong results are needed, CosClay, Papa’s Clay, Prism & Pro, Souffle, and Cernit are all good. If you just want to pick one brand and be done with choices, Cernit, Premo, Pardo, or Fimo Professional are excellent all-purpose brands.

Is Premo or FIMO better?

Premo is not the best polymer clay for caning, keeping a consistent color repertoire across your portfolio or warm climates. Fimo Professional is a great all round clay, good for beginners, works with any polymer clay technique and in all but the most extreme climates. Its also good for color mixing.

What age is FIMO for?

The oven-hardening modelling clay FIMO kids is suitable for children from the age of 8. When crafting together, parents can best help their children by handling the oven-baking process and then handing the hardened toy over when it’s ready.

What is FIMO soft used for?

STAEDTLER FIMO soft is an oven-hardening modelling clay specifically designed for adult beginners and amateur artists. The clay is soft and pliable, making it really easy to shape. You can use it transform your creative ideas into unique pieces of jewellery or decorative accessories for the home.

Can you bake Fimo clay in a normal oven?

Yes! You can bake your polymer clay in your home oven. Pros: Your polymer clay is perfectly safe to bake in the same oven you cook your food — just be sure to clean your oven periodically and use good ventilation. As long as you don’t burn your clay, it won’t give off toxic chemicals during its curing.

Can you bake polymer clay on tin foil?

You can safely bake polymer clay together with Aluminium foil without any problems, which makes it perfect for creating a core four your polymer clay project.

How do you know when Fimo is done baking?

You can’t really tell by feel if the fusion process is complete. The only way to tell is to actually attempt to break a piece. Fully baked polymer clay will bend before it breaks. *** Underbaked polymer clay will snap in two or crumble when you try to break a piece in your hands.