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Coconut shell roosters

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Difficulty Level Expert

Can you even imagine that these cute li’l roosters have been made using coconut shell? With a bit of imagination and Fevicryl Mouldit create eclectic décor pieces for your space.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:- Prepare the base

Coconut shell roosters - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• We are going to make roosters with Mouldit using coconut shell.
• Take a few coconut shells.
• Rub the surface with polish paper.
• Refer to the image.

STEP 2:- Mix Mouldit

Coconut shell roosters - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• We are going to build the structure of the rooster’s head on the shell with Mouldit.
• Take Mouldit resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make even dough.

STEP 3:- Create texture on the shells

Coconut shell roosters - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Take the dough, roll it to make a medium thick slab with a rolling pin.
• Cover the shells with the slab using Fabric Glue.
• Take some dough to make the small flat round shapes to depict the feathers.
• Stick small flat circles on the ¾ area on the covered shell using Fabric Glue.
• Let it dry.
• Create dotted texture on the rest of the area on the shell with a tooth pick as well as the texture with refill on small fat circles.
• Refer to the image.

STEP 4:- Make the comb and the beak.

Coconut shell roosters - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Take some dough to make the comb (crown of the rooster called), the beak and the wattles with clay by sticking it using Fabric Glue.
• Leave it to dry completely.

STEP 5:- Paint the roosters

Coconut shell roosters - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the rooster with little earthy colours in rustic manner using Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Crimson 04, Orange 17, Yellow Ochre 26 and White 27.
• Let it dry completely.
• Your rooster head will look like this.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Crimson 04, Orange 17, Yellow Ochre 26, White 27, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Rolling Pin, Clay Carving Tools, Paper Cutter, Used Coconut Shells, Colour Palette, Water Container

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