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These thick cotton cords tied together form a nice textured surface to paint on and creates a look so different than painting on a regular flat surface.
Take a 25" long tightly knitted round cord, about 50 in total
Make a very watery brown colour with Acrylic Colour - Vandyke Brown for dying the cords
Leave the cords to dry
Take a red coloured thick thread for tying the cords
Tie all the cords tightly next to each other with a maroon thread in bunches of 10
This design reference of Narasimnha is a reference taken from the internet and is traced on an A3 sized white paper
You may choose the design of your choice
Fasten all the cords on a thick mount board or a drawing board with a packaging tape
Trace the Narasimha design on the cords with red carbon paper
Paint the mane of the Narasimha in a watery shade of Acrylic Colour - Dark Brown and the face in a tan shade made by mixing Dark Brown and White
Outline the facial details, whiskers using Acrylic Colour - Black 02
The body and the details on the crown with Sparkling Pearl - Golden Black and Pearl Metallic – Gold
Leave it to dry
Take a round wooden stick of about 18 inches long
The extra space on the sides of the stick is covered by winding the maroon thread around it. Use Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue to fasten the threads on the stick.
Further tie the bunch of cords on the stick one by one
Loosen all the knots from the lower ends of the cords
Sponge dab the loose ends with Pearl Metallic - Gold
Highlight the jewellery with 3D Cone Outliner Pearl Metallic - Gold
Leave it to dry
Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Dark Brown 05, White 27, Vandyke Brown 37, Fevicryl Sparkling Pearl Colour - Golden Black 917, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette Water Container, Thick Tightly Knitted Round Cord (30 Meters ), Maroon Coloured Thick Cotton String, Round Wooden Stick, A3 Sized Drawing Paper, Red Carbon Paper, Pencil, Scissors, Mount Board, Packaging Tape.