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Cord Birdies

| Mixed Media

By A.Sakeena | Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Birdies wishing a lovely message.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take Fine Art Canvas and sponge dab Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Lemon Yellow, all over for the background.
Leave to dry.

STEP 2:-

Draw or trace the design on the canvas.

STEP 3:-

Take Fevicryl Shilpkar, mix the resin base and hardener evenly to form even dough.
You can sprinkle little talcum powder on your hand to avoid sticking.

STEP 4:-

To make the tree branches, apply Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric Glue on the branch area and spread Shilpkar dough on it. Shape with fingers. Texture the branch by making lines using paper cutter.
To make leaves, take Shilpkar dough- flatten and shape it like leaves with fingers. Mark the veins in the leaves with paper cutter. Stick the leaves on the canvas using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.

STEP 5:-

Similarly make a butterfly with Shilpkar dough and stick it on the canvas. Refer picture (blue butterfly).
Leave to harden

STEP 6:-

To make cord birds, apply Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue in the bird design and stick pink cord covering the whole body of bird. Stick black wool for legs and stick the eyes.
Make tendrils by sticking black wool spirals. Refer picture.
Stick black wool on the border of the frame.

STEP 7:-

Stick satin flowers, leaves, butterflies, heart, kundans and stones on the canvas using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.
Write a message (here- ‘Happie B’day’) on the canvas using Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Regular- Black.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fine Art Canvas size 9inches X 12inches Fevicryl Shilpkar- 1pack Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- Lemon Yellow 11 Dark Brown 05, Light Green 12 Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Regular – Black 708 Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric Glue Fine Art Brushes. Pink colour cotton cords Satin Flowers of different colour and size Artificial leaves of different sizes Black wool White stones and kundans Shiny fabric butterflies Moving eyes Fabric message heart Design sheet Talcum powder Sponge Paper cutter Carbon paper Pencil.