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Tribal Man with Basket | Clay Modeling

By bittu das | Tinsukia, Assam

Difficulty Level Expert
Tribal Man with Basket | Hobbyideas
Tribal man ready to store your favorite tiny things.

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1

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

STEP 2
Tribal Man with Basket - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

To make the basket, draw a circle on the MDF board, slightly towards the edge. Refer picture.
Take Shilpkar dough and roll it in long thick coils, stick the coil on the circle using Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric Glue. Continue sticking coils one above other till you get the required height of the basket.
Leave to harden.

STEP 3
Tribal Man with Basket - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

To make the tribal mans legs, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in a thick long coil, tapering at the ends. Stick this coil around the basket. Pinch the ends to shape as shoes and pinch little above the shoes to shape as pants. Refer picture.

STEP 4

To make the body of the tribal man, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in thick coil, shape it as body from neck to waist and stick it on the legs with Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric Glue. You can insert a toothpick, one half in legs and other half in waist to ease sticking.

STEP 5

To make hands, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in coils. Stick coils on both sides, pinch the ends to shape as palms. Stick the palms on the top of the basket. You can insert a small piece of toothpick, through arm to shoulder to ease sticking.
For the head, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in a ball, shape it as face and stick on the neck using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.

STEP 6

To make ears, take Shilpkar dough and shape as flat half round shape. Make two shapes and stick as ears. Mark the ear details with toothpick.
Leave to harden.

STEP 7

To make hairs, hair bun, shawl, jewellery, eyes, nose and lips, take shilpkar dough and .roll it in thin coils and stick them using Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric Glue. You can mark finer details with toothpick and paper cutter.
Leave to harden completely.

STEP 8

Paint the tribal man, basket and the MDF board with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black. Leave to dry.
To get a metal look, sponge dab Fevicryl pearl Metallic Colour- Copper on the whole piece. Leave to dry.
Paint border on the MDF board with Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Pearl Metallic- Gold.
Leave to dry.

STEP 9

Apply 2-3 coats of Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue for a glossy finish.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar 5-6 packs, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black 02, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Copper 353, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Pearl Metallic- Gold 352, Fine Art Brushes. MDF board size – 5inches X 7inches, Talcum powder, Toothpick, Paper cutter, Sponge, Pencil.

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Fine Art Brushes Size-9 (S-412)

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Colman Brushes S-413 Size-2

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FEVICRYL 3D CONE OULTINER - PEARL METALLIC GOLD (20ML)

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FEVICRYL ACRYLIC COLOURS - BLACK (15ML)

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FEVICRYL PEARL METALLIC COLOURS - COPPER (10ML)

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