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Dumbo the Elephant

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By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Beginner

This cute and irresistible baby elephant is something children are going to love making. It's made with a plain plastic bottle it's that basic. They can colour the elephant and make patterns on it for fun and to their fancy. Just let their creative juices be explored and let them all the fun making their own “Dumbo the Elephant”.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Dumbo the Elephant - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take 2 recycled big sized plastic bottles.
Cut the two bottles into half with a pair of scissors.
Take the bottom sides of the bottle to make the elephant shaped candy holder.
Paint the bottles in a shade of grey made by mixing Acrylic Colours - Black 02 and White 27.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 2:-

Dumbo the Elephant - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take an A4 sized white card paper.
Draw the big ears and the trunk of the elephant on it.

STEP 3:-

Dumbo the Elephant - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Paint the ears and the trunk using Acrylic Colours - Black 02, White 27 and Crimson 04,
Leave it to dry.

STEP 4:-

Dumbo the Elephant - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Cut along the outlines of the ears and the trunk by leaving 1/2 cm border further to stick on the bottle.
Your bottle container for candies will look like this at this stage.
Refer to the image.

STEP 5:-

Dumbo the Elephant - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Stick the ears, trunk and the googly eyes appropriately on the bottle using Fabric Glue.
Enhance the base of the pet bottle to depict legs along with the nails using Acrylic Colour - White 27.
Your elephant candy holder is ready.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Black 02, Crimson 04, White 27, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, : Colour Palette, Water Container, 2 Big Sized Plastic Pet Bottles, A4 Sized White Card Paper, Pencil, Googly Eyes, Scissors

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Sakshi

Posted 4 years ago

This is so Amazing! I loved Disney artworks!! Thank you so much!??
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