That pretty much what you do with rakes and baby powder.cuz then the paper doesn't work as an abrasive, it just moves the clay.
If you go lightly, it actually takes clay off and smooths it, not a significant amount taken off but smooths it just fine.
Read This Its a product catalog that will show you all the tools you'll need.Can anyone go into more detail on how to properly work with a fairly hard wax-based clay.
I'd say yes.does it yeild as good results as my technique
look at this forum The FX lab you learn more there, about modelling and moulding, than anywhere I can think of.I am really interested in learning what you are explaining,