This clay has been specifically formulated to be a very smooth, slow drying clay for modeling. It is used primarily by design studios and the entertainment industry for modeling, design, mock-up and tooling. Not formulated to be fired. Great for a beginner or a pro. Smooth texture feels just like regular clay, great for kids. Can be painted with any craft paint or acrylic paint once completely dry. Use any standard sealant to create a glossy surface We cannot guarantee orders shipped in winter months will not freeze in transit. Air Dry. Do not fire.