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Clown | Clay Modeling

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Difficulty Level Intermediate
Clown  | Hobbyideas

This clown will air dry in a days time, make these clay toys for fun and play,learn and practice some basic techniques of clay modelling.

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Clown  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take the clay and make a ball in the size of an orange. Take a paper bowl that we will use as a mould

STEP 2
Clown  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Place the clay in the paper bowl

STEP 3
Clown  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Press the clay ball in the centre with your thumb. Seal all the cracks that appear by running a wet finger on the cracks for an even look

STEP 4
Clown  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Continue pressing the clay with your thumb while the other four fingers supporting the bowl from the outer side, so that it does not loose its shape. Seal the cracks as and when they appear

STEP 5
Clown  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Remove the paper bowl to get a shape like this.

STEP 6
Clown  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Pick up the bowl in your hand and bend the open edge of the bowl to create a smile and let it sit

STEP 7
Clown  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Roll a small ball of clay and stick it for the nose of the clown. Use a pencil to make the eyes and the eyebrows

STEP 8
Clown  - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Take a ball of clay and pinch it into a conical shape for the clown's cap

STEP 9
Clown  - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Place the cap on the head of the clown and make a rough texture for the frills of the cap using the edge of a scale

STEP 10
Clown  - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Make four balls in the proportion as shown in the picture. The biggest ball is smaller in size than the ball taken for making the clown's head

STEP 11
Clown  - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

The biggest ball is rolled into a conical shape for the body of the clown. The ball smaller than the body is rolled thin in the centre and thick at the ends for the hands. The other two balls are rolled into an oval shape for the shoes

STEP 12
Clown  - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Assemble all the parts as shown in the picture

STEP 13
Clown  - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

Draw the details for the clown's dress and the shoes using the edge of a scale and a pencil

STEP 14
Clown  - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

Stick the head onto the clown's body with little water and merging the clay at the joints

STEP 15
Clown  - Step 15 | Hobbyideas

To make the clown look taller you may use the candy sticks in between the shoes and the body. You may paint the clown in the colour of your choice once the clay has semi dried. Leave it to dry completely

you will need

Paper Bowl, Water Container, Pencil, Ruler / Clay Modelling Tools

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Grey Natural Clay (500G)

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