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Dragon Book ends

| Clay Modeling

By RAJESHWARI | Bombay, Maharashtra

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Chinese / Fengshui Dragon on your book shelf

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

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

STEP 2:-

To make dragons body, take Shilpkar dough and shape it as dragon.
When semi hardened, pinch out horns and spikes.
Take ball point refill and make texture on the dragons body.
Leave to harden.

STEP 3:-

For the base and back rest, take Shilpkar dough and roll a thick rectangle. Grove the sides using paper cutter. Make two pieces- one for base and one for backrest.
When semi set, insert the dragons body on the base and also fix the backrest. Use Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue to stick.
Leave to harden.

STEP 4:-

Make one more piece.

STEP 5:-

Paint both the pieces using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Vandyke Brown.
Leave to dry.

STEP 6:-

Sponge dab Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Copper on both the pieces.
Leave to dry.

STEP 7:-

Apply 2-3 coats of Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue on the whole piece to get a glossy look.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar,Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Vandyke Brown 37, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Copper 353,Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue,Fine Art Brushes,Palette. Talcum powder, Paper cutter, Ball point refill, Sponge, Rolling pin, Toothpick.