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Faux Leather Ganesha

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By Usha | Hyderabad, Telangana

Difficulty Level Intermediate

A Faux Ganesha showpiece to decorate or as an ideal gift for your close ones.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Clean the plate.
Paint the plate using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Burnt Sienna, Dark Brown and Black. Shade with lighter colour from centre and darker at the edge of the plate. Refer picture.
Leave to dry.

STEP 2:-

Take the design sheet. Cut and separate all the parts of the design, eg. om symbol with Ganesha trunk, Ganesha body, legs, hands, mouse, etc. You might need to use multiple design sheets to seperate overlapping parts of the design.

STEP 3:-

Trace the design on the back side of the rexin with pen. i.e. place the right side of the design facing the backside of the rexin and trace the outline.
Cut all the pieces in rexin.

STEP 4:-

Paint each part of the cut rexin using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Chrome Yellow, Crimson, Dark Brown, Light Green, Mauve, Orange and White. Refer picture.
You may create shades of your choice by mixing two acrylic colours.
Leave to dry.

STEP 5:-

Assemble and stick all the parts using Fevibond. Refer glue pack for usage instructions.

STEP 6:-

Paint the eyeball, eyebrow and naval of the design using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black. Refer picture.
Leave to dry.

STEP 7:-

Stick the ready Ganesha on the painted melamine plate.
Leave to dry.

STEP 8:-

Take dried leaves and apply a coat of Showcase Varnish on them.
Leave them aside to dry.

STEP 9:-

Apply a coat of Showcase Varnish on the whole plate along with Ganesha.
Leave to dry.

STEP 10:-

Stick the varnished leaves on the plate. Taking care not to flatten them completely while sticking.
Outline the leaves using Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Silver.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Brown 05, Light Green 12, Mauve 15, Orange 17, White 27, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter- Silver 402, Fevibond, Showcase Varnish, Fine Art Brushes, Palette. Melamine plate, Faux leather or rexin preferably white or ivory coloured (you will get it at any sofa maker or upholstery shop), Scissors, Dried leaves, Pen, Design (multiple copies).