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Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock | Mixed Media

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Difficulty Level Beginner
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock | Hobbyideas
Aztec pattern on clocks placed on a big wooden spatula pared witn an aztec inspired canvas can brighten up your study space or even a garden / verandah space amidst green foliage. With perfect lighting it can transform into your favourite place in the house. 
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a 12” x 24” sized stretched canvas.

STEP 2
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take an A3 sized white paper. Draw an Aztec pattern design on it. Trace the same design on the canvas using yellow carbon paper.

STEP 3
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take the card papers that are in shades of blue. Cut the papers in a zig- zag manner and stick appropriately on the traced design using Fabric Glue. Create few geometrical patterns from the Aztec design by using yellow and orange felt fabric. Stick the cut felt patterns on the trace design using Fabric Glue. Paint the outlines of few patterns with 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - Red 701, Blue 702 and Yellow 703. Leave it to dry. Paint the pattern using Water Based - Glass Colours - Golden Yellow 852, Sea Blue 853, Ultramarine Blue 859 and Orange 860. Leave it to dry.

STEP 4
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Similarly, outline few designs with Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - Red 701, Blue 702, Yellow 703 and Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Aqua Blue 416. Paint the outlined Aztec design using Water Based - Glass Colours - Golden Yellow 852, Sea Blue 853, Ultramarine Blue 859 and Orange 860. Leave it to dry. Enhance the Aztec print design by sticking shades of blue card paper, colourful wooden beads, yellow and orange felt fabric pieces, yellow, orange, red and blue woollen strands, pom-poms, square and triangular mirrors, zardosi beads, golden sequins and blue bead strands with Fabric Glue. Let it dry completely and your Aztec design canvas is ready.

Spatula Clock:

STEP 5
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Take two wooden spatulas and the thick wooden blocks to make the Aztec pattern design for clock. Cut and remove a circle from the spatulas measuring 1”in radius further to fix the clock dial in it.

STEP 6
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Paint the spatulas and the wooden blocks with Acrylic Colour - White 27 as the base coat to prevent the absorption. Leave it to dry.

STEP 7
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Paint the spatulas in a shading manner using Acrylic Colours - Chrome Yellow 03, Orange 17, Prussian Blue 19, Ultramarine Blue 23 and White 27. Leave it to dry.

STEP 8
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Draw the face of a sun and moon along with the Aztec design on the hands of spatulas with a white pencil. Refer to the image.

STEP 9
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Paint the sun and the moon with the Aztec design on the hands of the spatulas using Acrylic Colours - Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Orange 17, Prussian Blue 19, Ultramarine Blue 23, White 27 and Sky Blue 63. Paint the outline of their eyes along with few stars on the moon spatula using 3D Outliner Glitter - Silver 402. Leave it to dry completely.

STEP 10
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Paint one of the blocks in a shading manner with Acrylic Colours - Chrome Yellow 03 and Orange 17. Take a colour print for the Aztec design. Cut the orange design in aq zig- zag manner and the blue printed design into strips. Stick the respective design on the block using Fabric Glue. Paint few similar Aztec motifs and design patterns on the blocks from the spatulas using Acrylic Colours - Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Orange 17, Prussian Ble 19, Ultramarine Blue 23, White 27 and Sky Blue 63.

STEP 11
Aztec Canvas with a Spatula Clock - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Enhance the blocks and the spatulas by sticking, colourful wooden beads, square and triangular mirrors, zardosi beads, orange and blue bead strands using Fabric Glue. Attach the dial and the clock attachments from the rear side of the spatulas.

you will need

Fevicryl - Water Based - Glass Colours - Golden Yellow 852, Sea Blue 853, Ultramarine Blue 859, Orange 860, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - Red 701, Blue 702, Yellow 703 Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Aqua Blue 416, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, 12”x 24” Sized Fine Art Stretched Canvas, A3 Sized White Paper, Yellow Carbon Paper, A3 Sized Card Papers (Shades Of Blue), Colourful Wooden Beads, Felt Fabric (Yellow And Orange), Wool (Yellow, Orange, Red, Blue), Pom-Poms (Yellow, Orange, Blue), Mirrors (Square, Triangular), Zardosi Beads, Sequins (Golden), Bead Strands (Blue), Pencil, Ruler, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Orange 17, Prussian Blue 19, Ultramarine Blue 23, White 27, Sky Blue 63, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Glitter - Silver 402, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, Water Container, White Pencil, Wooden Spatulas, Wooden Blocks 6” x 6” x 4” Sized, Mirrors (Triangular And Square), A4 Sized Prints Of Aztec Pattern Designs, Bead Strands (Orange And Blue), Zardozi Beads, Colourful Wooden Beads, Scissors, Clock Attachments With Small Sized Clock Dial.

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