FAQs

1. How long does the clay artwork last?

  • The artwork is made using non-dry clay modelling clay or polymer clay.
  • Both types of clay will last for many years.
  • They are firm enough to retain their shape indefinitely.

2. Will the clay shrink or change colour over time?

  • No, the clay used in the artwork will not shrink or change colour over time.
  • It's recommended to keep the art piece away from direct sunlight to avoid any physical changes.

3. I am moving house and I need to store the artwork for a period of time. Do you have any tips? Do I have to store it flat?

  • When storing the artwork, it's best to take several precautions to ensure its safety during the move.
  • Begin by wrapping it carefully using a layer of acid-free paper to protect it from dust and potential scratches.
  • Add a second layer of something similar to packaging paper cushioning wrap for added protection.
  • Ideally, place the wrapped artwork inside a sturdy cardboard box or a transparent box with a secure lid to prevent dust and damage during transportation.
  • If you must store it flat, ensure that the artwork is placed facing up to avoid any clay pieces detaching from the board due to gravity. Even though I apply enough pressure during creation, if it is stored facing down for an extended period, this could potentially occur.

4. How do I spot-clean the frame? Are there any special instructions?

  • Spot-cleaning the frame is a delicate process to maintain its pristine condition.
  • Start by using a soft, dry cloth to gently wipe away any dust or smudges on the frame's surface.
  • Avoid using water or cleaning solutions, as they may damage both the frame and the artwork.
  • However, if you need to clean the glass area to remove fingerprints or other spots from different materials, follow these steps:
    • Use a glass cleaner like "Mr. Muscle" specifically designed for glass surfaces.
    • Take a clean cloth made from cotton fibers.
    • Apply the glass cleaner sparingly onto the cloth, rather than directly onto the glass.
    • Gently clean the glass using circular strokes to ensure a streak-free finish.
    • Be cautious not to let any cleaning solution come into contact with the frame or artwork, as it can cause damage.

 

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