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Bookends for dad

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert
Bookends for dad | Hobbyideas
Make this quirky bookend for your dad this Father’s Day; gift him and see the smile spreading! Read more to know how this can be easily made with Fevicryl Mouldit.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:- Mixing Fevicryl Mouldit

Bookends for dad - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• Take Mouldit resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make even dough.

STEP 2:- Rolling the dough

Bookends for dad - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Take the dough; roll it to make the thick slab using rolling pin.
• Leave it till semi dry.

STEP 3:- Drawing the design

Bookends for dad - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Take an A4 white paper; draw the word “DAD” in Hindi script on it.

STEP 4:- Cutting the slab

Bookends for dad - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Trace the same word on the slab neatly.
• Cut along the outlines of the word with a paper cutter.
• Let it dry completely.

STEP 5:- Painting the Letters

Bookends for dad - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the letters in shading effect with Acrylic Colours Pearl Blue 305, Pearl Black 306 and Pearl Sky Blue 319.

STEP 6:- Painting the bookends

Bookends for dad - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

• Take the “L” shaped wooden pegs to make the book ends.
• Paint the pegs with the base coat of Acrylic Colour White 27. Let it dry.
• Paint the pegs with another coat of Acrylic Colour Pearl White 301 and the edges of the pegs with Neon Pink 018.
• Leave it to dry.

STEP 7:- Placing the letters on the bookends

Bookends for dad - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

• Take the painted letters and stick it on the wooden pegs using little amount of the Mouldit and Fabric Glue.
• Leave it to dry completely.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours White 27, Neon Pink 018, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Pearl White 301, Pearl Blue 305, Pearl Black 306,Pearl Sky Blue 319, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, A4 White Paper, Wooden Pegs (“L” Shaped), Paper Cutter, OHP Sheet, Pencil, Colour Palette, Water Container

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