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Festive Hanging Diya

| Clay Modeling

By Jayashree Narayanan | Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Difficulty Level Expert

An exclusive Diwali hanging diya!

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Mix Fevicryl Shilpkar Resin base and Hardener to get an even dough.

STEP 2:-

Paste the dough on the horse shaped cut out according to the basic design as shown in the picture.

STEP 3:-

Create impressions on it using a needle or cutter. Let it dry

STEP 4:-

Also make small sized diyas using Shilpkar dough. After it dries, fix them on the wooden cutout using Fabric Glue as shown in the picture

STEP 5:-

Apply a full coat of Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colour Crimson using a flat brush.

STEP 6:-

After it dries, using dry brush technique, apply Pearl Metallic Gold on it (wherever impressions are created)

STEP 7:-

On the diya, fix the LED bulb.
Attach all the horses on the fancy lace by placing them at equidistance using Fabric Glue and place small sized mirrors in between the decorated horses.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar - 6 nos, Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colour Crimson 204, Pearl Metallic Gold 552, Fine Art Brush, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Horse shaped wooden cutout, Fancy lace, LED bulb and battery