I fired the Mermaid head and hands today – super sculpey can be fired in a normal oven at 130 degrees Celsius so no special equipment needed, except an oven thermometer. Here’s the Mermaid hot out of the oven. Her eyes look a bit different, I think foil on the back of the beads has wrinkled a little, but it actually looks quite nice:
Then I had fun setting out all my silks and gauzed to choose what colours I should use when making the rest of her:
My final selection. The colours don’t show up well in this photograph – a range of greens, greys, blues and purples with some orange or yellow for accents.