Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Lollipop, Lollipop (oh lolli lolli lolli)
I ended up turning back to one of my favorite materials, Crayola Model Magic.
I rolled out two long snakes. I used half a pack of Model Magic for each snake. They were about three feet long and between 1/4" and 3/8" diameter.
Then I twisted the two snakes together carefully, making sure not to break them or stretch them much.
Finally I rolled the twisted snake into a spiral, gently pressed it flat and smoothed the edges. I carefully twisted 1/4"dowels into the clay for the sticks.
The final lollipops were roughly 6" across.
If I were to do it again I would have done it sooner. Because of the thickness it took the Model Magic three full days until they were dry all the way though and usable in rehearsal