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Step 3: Carving the Clay Mold

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 This step is the most fun! Start in a corner and scrape out the clay toward yourself. You should go between 1/8th and 1/4 of an inch deep. Keep removing material until you are satisfied with the basic outline.

Now smooth out the impression with a smoothing tool. It looks like a small soft eraser on a paintbrush. Try for a uniform depth and clean edges.
 
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