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Big flower with Shilpkar

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

This beautiful flower centre table piece is made using Shilpkar and Solvent Based Glass colours. This delicately modelled flower can also be framed and hung on the walls or simply kept to decorate your table top.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Big flower with Shilpkar  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take Shilpkar and mix the Resin Base and Hardener thoroughly to make an even dough.

STEP 2:-

Big flower with Shilpkar  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Cut the dough into small balls and pinch the dough to make elongated petals to form a chrysanthamum flower.
Stick the petals overlapping each other to form a central bud and go on shaping and building it further, layer by layer to form a flower
Make sure that each of the petals are slightly turned inwards

STEP 3:-

Big flower with Shilpkar  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

You may stick the petals when the Shilpkar is in a semi dried state. If it hardens a bit more you may use Fevicryl Fabric Glue to stick it.
Refer to the image

STEP 4:-

Big flower with Shilpkar  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

The last few layers and the base layer of the flower are made by taking a ball of evenly kneaded Shilpkar
Make and arrange the petals as shown
Arrange two more layers and place the bud within.

STEP 5:-

Big flower with Shilpkar  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

A fully built flower will look like this.

STEP 6:-

Big flower with Shilpkar  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Once the flower has dried, paint the flower with a base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic - Gold 352 and leave it to dry.
The second coat is of Solvent Based – Glass Colours – Lemon Yellow 801 and Orange 805 and leave it to dry.
This will complete your chrysanthamum flower.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Fevicryl - Solvent Based – Glass Colours – Lemon Yellow 801, Orange 805, Fevicryl Non Sticky Shilpkar, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, Water Container, Clay Modelling Tools.