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Bastar Art Frames

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Bastar is a district in Chattisgarh, the Art is to make Handicrafts from Metals. The designing is very intricate and it is used for decoration purposes. We have replicated the artwork using Fevicryl Mouldit. 

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Bastar Art Frames - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take Fevicryl Mouldit - Resin Base and Hardener to make an even dough. Roll the ball of dough and make slab.

STEP 2:-

Bastar Art Frames - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

To make the frame of Mouldit, cut a rectangle of 5 1/2” x 7 1/2” in size. Keeping a 1” border from all the sides, cut the
inner window. Make 2 such frames.

STEP 3:-

Bastar Art Frames - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take an A4 white paper and draw the scenes from a popular
epic with human figures, animals and trees inspired from the Bastar Art form on it.

STEP 4:-

Bastar Art Frames - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Form the human figures, the cow by keeping an OHP sheet on the drawing so that it does not stick to the base. Form the trunk of the trees by rolling the dough into coils and the
leaves by the pinching technique. Enhance the accessories of the figures by sticking the coils and creating textures
with a paper cutter.

STEP 5:-

Bastar Art Frames - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Stick the human figures, the cow and the leaves on the frames using Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Decorate the border of the frame by creating geometrical designs with
the coils made by rolling the Mouldit.

STEP 6:-

Bastar Art Frames - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Paint the frame, the figures, the cow and the trees in a dull gold shade made by mixing Fevicryl Colour - Black 02 and Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour - Gold 352. Take
2 wooden frames and stick the frame from the rear side using Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Referring to the image.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colour - Black 02, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour - Gold 352, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, 2 - A4 White Papers, A3 - OHP Sheet, Pencil, Wooden Frames, Ruler, Paper Cutter, Rolling Pin

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