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| Clay Modeling

By Runjun | Lakhimpur, Assam

Difficulty Level Beginner

Divinity of Lord Ganesha

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take MDF triangle and draw a border line. Refer picture.
Paint it using Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Bronze and Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black. Refer picture.
Sponge dab with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Black. Refer picture.
Leave to dry.

STEP 2:-

Take Fevicryl Shilpkar, mix the resin base and hardener evenly to form even dough.
You may sprinkle little talcum powder on your hands to avoid sticking.

STEP 3:-

To make the Lord Ganesha figure, take Shilpkar dough and shape it in oval shape and stick it on painted MDF with Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric glue to form the stomach. Prick it with toothpick to form naval.
To make legs, take Shilpkar dough and roll 2 drop shapes. Stick them as legs with thin part down. Pinch the thin part to flatten and shape it as feet. Make lines to show garment folds with toothpick. Similarly make hands. Refer picture.

STEP 4:-

To make face and trunk, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in a longer drop shape. Stick the face and slightly fold the thin tip to form trunk folding. Take two small balls of Shilpkar dough, flatten them and stick as ears. Mark the eyes, trunk and ears with toothpick. Refer picture.

STEP 5:-

To make crown roll Shilpkar dough into a coil and stick on the outline of the crown area. Make small round balls and stick them in the crown. Use toothpick and backside of ballpoint refill to make design and holes in the crown.
To make jewellery and tilak, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in thin coils and stick on the figure.

STEP 6:-

Make flowers, leaves, mouse and bowl full of ladoos with shilpkar dough.
Stick them on the MDF using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.

STEP 7:-

Paint the Ganesha figure, bowl of ladoos and the mouse using Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold.
Paint the flowers and leaves using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Deep Brilliant Purple, Lemon Yellow and Light Green.
Paint a border design using Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Pearl metallic- Gold.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar,Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black 02, Deep Brilliant Purple 64, Lemon Yellow 11, Light Green 12,Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold 352, Bronze 355,Fevicryl 3D Cone outliner Pearl Metallic- Gold 352,Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue,Fine Art Brushes,Palette. Triangle MDF or Triangle Box, Talcum powder, Paper cutter, Scale, Sponge, Pencil.