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Clay Photo Frame

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

Clay Photo Frame Design: Here is a quirky frame made using clay art technique to celebrate the best bond we choose, our friends! Give a five to lasting friendship with a handmade gift. With Mouldit make this DIY craft in a jiffy.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Clay Photo Frame - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take two packets of Mouldit to make the frame.
Take the resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make even dough.
Take the dough, roll it to make the medium thin slab, leave it till semi-dry.
Mark and cut the frame measuring 3½” x 4½” in size.
Mark 1” border from all the sides towards the inner side and remove the window from the slab.
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STEP 2:-

Clay Photo Frame - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take some dough; roll it to make a slab in the same size.
Leave it till semi dry.
Mark and cut the strip measuring 5 ½” x 2” in size to make the base of the frame.
Stick the base to the frame neatly with little amount of Clay and Fabric Glue. Let it dry.
Take the mount board and cut it in the same size as that of the frame.
Stick the piece of mount board from the rear side of the frame with Fabric Glue. Let it dry.

STEP 3:-

Clay Photo Frame - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take some dough to make 2 figures to make figures for friends.
Make 2 medium sized balls for the head, oval shaped ball for the body, 4 coils for hands and 4 carrot shapes for the legs.
Join the body parts and merge it neatly by sticking it with Fabric Glue.
Leave it till semi dry.

STEP 4:-

Clay Photo Frame - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Make the figures stand around the frame in such a way that they are giving a high 5.
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Step 5
Paint the figures and the frame first with Acrylic Colours White 27. Let it dry.
Paint the second coat with Acrylic Colour Neon Yellow 011.
Write the word “dost” in Devanagari font in the Acrylic Colour Black 02
Leave it to dry.

STEP 5:-

Clay Photo Frame - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Write a message for your friend in the frame or stick an image and gift it to him/ her on this Friendship Day.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02, White 27, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Neon Yellow 011, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Rolling Pin, Ruler, Pencil, Clay Carving Tools, Mount Board, Colour Palette, Water Container