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Skateboard park
LynnDel
Every year I have a different incentive device for my students at school.  It has evolved, this year, into a magnetic Skate Board Park.  These pictures show how I created the skaters.

 
First I made all the skateboards of marbled, scrap polymer clay and cured them.
Here you see all the raw shoes sitting on them in little puddles of liquid Sculpey,
while I work on making the legs.  The little prototype guy is standing there,
wearing his red and blue outfit.
Next I pushed on the little torsos, then made the tubular shirts, each one different.
 
Little, neckless, heads, were pushed them onto the tops of the shirt-covered torsos, and simple facial details added.
Next the arms (short and stubby to prevent breakage) went onto the shirts, legs onto the shoe tops (already on the boards).  (At this point I thought [voila] they--or something like them -- would make interesting Christmas tree decorations.)
After curing, I took 34 little 1.5" skateboarders to school.  Each student made the hair/hat of their choice, and added wheels, all of clay.  Magnets were glued onto the backs after curing.