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Pen Pencil Holder With A Snail

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate
Pen Pencil Holder With A Snail | Hobbyideas

This pen pencil holder is made using two types of clays, one is stone clay and the other I Clay using basic techniques of forming clay. This cute looking pen pencil holder can adorn your study or working desks to keep your pen pencils handy and organized.

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1

Take a wooden coaster

STEP 2

Sponge dab green colour on the coaster in a gradation using Acrylic Colour - Lemon Yellow and Light Green
Leave it to dry

STEP 3

Take Stone Clay and make small and big bricks which are about 7mm thick and in the size that helps you make a pencil holder of about 4 X 2 inches with outer dimensions
Make small balls of stone clay for the pebbles

STEP 4

To make the snail in a brownish, purpleish colour mix Green, Red and a little bit of Blue - I Clay evenly
Roll it into a nice even ball and the roll it further into a conical shape
The shell on the back of the snail is made using Red clay
Roll the clay into an even coil and further roll it spirally to look like a shell
Add a few dots of White - I Clay for the design on the shell
Stick the shell on the back of the snail
Add the details like eyes, antennas, a smile to the snail using appropriate sizes and the colours of clay

STEP 5

Assemble all the things made together on the painted coaster and stick it using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colour - Lemon Yellow 11, Light Green 12, I Clay - Red, Green, Blue, White, Stone Clay, Fevicol MR, MDF Wooden Coaster - Square, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue , Sponge, Water Container

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