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Feng Shui Dragon

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By Aarathy | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Invite good luck in your life with this Chinese dragon

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Iron the black fabric and stretch it on the MDF or mountboard. Fix the fabric on backside of board with masking tape or Prime Eezytear Tape.

STEP 2:-

Draw or trace the dragon design on the fabric.

STEP 3:-

To make the colours thick in consistency, take Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- White, Lemon Yellow and Crimson separately in a pallet. Mix Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue in each colour.
Use Fine Art Brush and apply the thickened colours on the dragon design in alternating colour strips. Refer picture.
Texture the coloured strips by making lines with a toothpick. Refer picture.

STEP 4:-

Mix Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- White and Crimson to get a lighter tint. Add Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue and mix well to make the colour consistency thick.
Apply it on alternate spikes of the dragon. Then texture the coloured spikes by making lines with a toothpick.
Fill remaining spikes with Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter- Gold. Refer picture.
Leave to dry.

STEP 5:-

Shade the legs and face of the dragon with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Yellow Ochre and Crimson. Use Fevicryl Acrylic Colour White to outline.
Paint dragon nails, eye, tooth and nose with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour White.
Paint dragons eyeball and nostril with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black.
Paint dragons tongue with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Crimson.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- White 27, Lemon Yellow 11, Crimson 04, Yellow Ochre 26, Black 02 Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter- Gold 401 Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue Fine Art Brushes Pallet. Black Cotton Fabric MDF board or mountboard Dragon design sheet Masking tape or Prime Eezytear Tape Carbon Paper Toothpicks Pencil.