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Fruit Basket | Clay Modeling

By MANISHA | Korba, Chhattisgarh

Difficulty Level Intermediate
Fruit Basket | Hobbyideas
A Fruity Basket.

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1

Paint the MDF board with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- White. Leave to dry.
Wind cotton thread on the rolling pin, apply Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Yellow Ochre on the thread. Roll the rolling pin on the MDF to get background design. Leave to dry.
Paint small rectangle boxes on the border using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Dark Brown. Leave to dry.

STEP 2

Take Fevicryl Shilpkar, mix the resin base and hardener evenly to form even dough.
You may sprinkle little talcum powder on your hands to avoid sticking.

STEP 3

Mark the basket position on the MDF board. Apply Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue in that area and spread a thick layer of shilpkar dough. Texture the basket using comb.
To make the top and bottom rim of the basket, take shilpkar dough and roll it in thin coil. Take two coils and twist them with each other to get a twisted coil. Stick twisted coil on the top and bottom rim of the basket using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.

STEP 4

Take shilpkar dough and roll it in small ball, shape it as fruits like- cherries, oranges, grapes, strawberries, etc. Make the details in the fruits using toothpick.
To make leaves, take shilpkar dough and roll it flat using rolling pin. Allow to set for 7-8 minutes. Cut leaves from it.
Make tendrils by rolling shilpkar dough in thin long coils.

STEP 5

Stick the fruits, leaves and tendrils on the MDF using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue. Position them just above the basket.

STEP 6

Paint the basket using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Dark Brown and Lemon Yellow.
Paint the fruits, leaves and tendrils using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Crimson, Orange, Leaf Green, Dark Green and Dark Brown.

STEP 7

Apply 2-3 coats of Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue on whole piece to get a glossy look.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Dark Brown 05, Yellow Ochre 26, Dark Green 06, Lemon Yellow 11, Crimson 04, Orange 17, Leaf Green 62, White 27 Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue Fine Art Brushes. MDF board,Talcum powder,Comb,Toothpick,Scissors,Rolling Pin (belan),Pencil,Cotton Thread.

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FEVICRYL ACRYLIC COLOURS - LEAF GREEN (15ML)

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