CLAY (1) Kneading.
1) Cut the clay to the size you find workable.
2) Push it down and outwards forming a rectangle of the size you require.
3) Turn and pull up the edge furthest away bending it into a vertical position.
4) Push it down pressing the part nearest to you and flatten it out.
5) Turn 90º and continue repeating until it is well mixed.
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