Using bits of modeling clay on wire frames, the animators painstakingly move each figure for each frame of the film.
An anxious preschooler pounds a ball of modeling clay flat; a relaxed child may build the clay into shapes.
Moon sand is actually comprised of play sand and modeling clay.
Cover the cake with chocolate modeling clay paying attention to the details of the face (mouth, eyes etc.). Make a food dye wash with water and black food coloring then paint on shadowing.
The frosting resembles modeling clay in its firmness and is a cake decorator's dream since it can be used to sculpt figurines, form roses and other embellishments, and coat entire cakes in one smooth, professional layer.