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Clay Holiday Trees

| Clay Modeling

By Pattie | Nicobar, Andaman And Nicobar Islands

Difficulty Level Intermediate

The magic of air dry clay is that everyone is an artist with this light, easy to use clay that dries overnight. Make adorable holiday trees that you can use as a centerpiece in your home by adding battery operated votive lights for a warm rosy glow.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Clay Holiday Trees - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Gather supplies: White Air Dry Clay, Roller, Plastic Wrap, Ruler, Scissors, Plastic Straw, Waxed Paper.
Divide clay into 4 equal parts.
Roll clay into a ball then flatten onto plastic wrap.
Cover with second sheet of plastic wrap and roll with roller to ¼” thickness.

STEP 2:-

Clay Holiday Trees - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Draw an 8-inch cone shape on paper for a template.
Place template over clay, cut out the plastic covered clay with scissors.

STEP 3:-

Clay Holiday Trees - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Peel plastic from both sides of the cone shape.

STEP 4:-

Clay Holiday Trees - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Pinch the end of the straw to create a leaf shaped tool for piercing the clay.

STEP 5:-

Clay Holiday Trees - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Pierce the clay with straw tool to create leaf shapes in clay.

STEP 6:-

Clay Holiday Trees - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Place waxed paper on both sides of the clay.
Roll clay into a cone and press edges together with fingers.

STEP 7:-

Clay Holiday Trees - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Place cone into a glass to dry.
Repeat all the steps to create three additional trees.

you will need

White Air Dry Clay( These are own Manufactured products or the products which are imported and marketed by pidilite throught the retail chain outlets - Hobbyideas stores) You may not need to add any thing in this as of now Roller, Plastic Wrap, Ruler, Scissors, Plastic Straw, Paper, Waxed Paper, Glasses