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This design of the clock is influenced by the traditional art and craft from Madhya Pradesh called Madhubani art. Its a different composition of the motifs that are seen in madhubani paintings
Take a 32”X 32” square piece of orange cotton cloth. Starting from the centre draw some thick and thin squares of 1”, 1 1/2” and 2”.
The outermost square is painted with a Madhubani tree trunk pattern in a shade made by mixing Acrylic Colours - Vandyke Brown and Maroon
The outlines of the leaves are painted in Acrylic Colour – Sap Green with a water colour effect inside the leaves.
Likewise, the inner squares are alternately patterned with a variety of tree trunk designs and the leaf design seen in Madhubani style of painting with shades of colours created by using Acrylic Colours - Vandyke Brown, Maroon, Sap Green, Orange, White, Golden Yellow, Lemon Yellow and Pink
The inner most square is a floral pattern from the Madhubani art form and is painted in shades of colours made by mixing Acrylic Colours - Orange, White, Golden Yellow, Lemon Yellow and Pink
The gaps are filled in with straight and slant linear patterns made by using 3D Outliner - Burnt Sienna
Let it dry
The petals of the flower at the position of 3, 6, 9 and 12 of the clock are stuck with small ornamental stones using No Stitch Fabric Glue. Stretch the painted cloth on the MDF board and stick the edges of the fabric turned on the rear side of the clock
Attach the clock machine and hands
Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Pearl - Blue 305, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Pearl Metallic – Bronze 355, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner White - 707, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter – Navy Blue 414, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour - Vandyke Brown 37 and Black 02, Fine Art Brushes, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Colour Palette Pencil, Ruler, Full Imperial Sized White Drawing Paper, Water Container, Cotton Fabric (Colour Of Your Choice), Yellow Carbon Paper, Tracing Paper, Clock movement, Ornamental Stones, MDF board in the size of the design