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Fish Mosaic Coaster

| Mixed Media

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

This cute looking mosaic fish coaster is made using Shilpkar mosaic chips and is assembled to make a fish pattern. You can create different fish patterns for the set of 6 coasters and colour them in the choice of your colours

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take a wooden coaster
Give a base coat of light blue made by mixing Acrylic Colour - Cerulean Blue and White
Leave it to dry

STEP 2:-

Mix Shilpkar Resin Base and Hardener to make a homogeneous white dough
Leave it for 5 mins
Roll the dough in a 2mm thick slab using a rolling pin
You may roll the dough on an OHP sheet so as to remove the mosaic chips easily from the surface
Draw a square grid with each square measuing 1 x 1 cm
Cut the squares using a sharp paper cutter
Leave it to dry completely

STEP 3:-

Remove the squares from the OHP sheet once dry
Arrange the square chips on the coaster in a fish pattern and stick them using No Stitch Fabric Glue

STEP 4:-

Colour the chips in Acrylic Colour - Crimson, Chrome Yellow and Orange or in the colours of your choice
Paint the googly eyes and the smile in Acrylic Colour - Black and White
Draw few bubbles around the fish

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Orange 17, White 27, Cerulean Blue 32, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, Fevicryl Shilpkar Non Sticky, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, MDF Wooden Decoupage Coaster . Water Container, Pencil, Ruler, Paper Cutter, OHP Sheet, Rolling Pin