Common Man

You Will Need:

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02, White 27, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Neon Yellow 011, Orange 017, Fine Art Brushes, A4 Sized White Paper, Yellow Carbon Paper, Pencil, Colour Palette, Water Container, Metal roti maker

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Description :

Create a striking piece of wall decor by painting a caricature of a common man on a recycled metal roti maker. This project, inspired by R.K. Laxman's iconic illustrations, combines art and sustainability beautifully.

STEP 1 : Source the base material
  • Take the metal roti maker and paint it with Acrylic Colour White 27.
  • Leave it to dry.
  • On an A4 sized white paper, draw a character of a common man inspired by the stories and caricatures of R.K. Laxman.
  • Trace the design onto the painted metal roti maker using yellow carbon paper.
  • Draw radiating lines in the background of the figure.
  • Refer to the main image for guidance.
STEP 2 : Paint the design
  • Paint the figure and the radiating lines with Acrylic Colours: Black 02, White 27, Neon Yellow 011, and Orange 017.
  • Let it dry.