The making of a tile fish
This is the adult model of the playdoh
It blends and takes air out of the
clay and it
extrudes out a log of clay and is
be pressed in to the fish mold.
Here is the tile fish mold and a
log of clay
plus some of the tools which we
use during the process.
We have now pressed the clay into
Next, we have trimmed off the excess
and smoothed the surface.
In this picture, we have outlined
Now the back side of the fish has
hollowed out in order to make the
lighter and enable us to place hangers
on the back. Also, here are some
tool we use.
The fish has been turned out of
The excess clay is trimmed away
outline of the fish.
Geoffrey is inserting dried clay
teeth into the mouth which is very
pliable at this point.
Finishing off the inserting of the
The end of the first phase in production.
will let it dry until all the moisture
When it is dry, we sign, date and
each fish. Then we start the process
This will be shown on another page
of the tile fish".