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By Sarika | Hanumangarh, Rajasthan

Difficulty Level Intermediate

A traditional feel.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Draw the inner design details on the wooden jarokha

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:-

Take shilpkar dough and make thin coils, twisted coils, spirals, flat round shape, flowers, etc according to the design. Refer picture.
Stick the shapes made on the jarokha according to the design using Fevicryl No stitch Fabric Glue.
Use paper cutter to mark lines in the coils.
Leave to harden.

STEP 4:-

Paint using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Prussian Blue, Leaf Green, Vermilion, Deep Brilliant Purple, Violet, Dark Brown, White, Light Green, Golden Yellow, Pink, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold and Copper. Refer picture.
You may create shades of your choice by mixing two acrylic colours.
Leave to dry.

STEP 5:-

Apply 2-3 coats of Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue on the whole piece to get a glossy look.
Leave to dry.

STEP 6:-

Paint and keep two terracotta pots to get a window feel.

Tip: Can be also made as mirror. Fit mirror in the photo area.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar,Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Prussian Blue 19, Leaf Green 62, Vermilion 24, Deep Brilliant Purple 64, Violet 25, Dark Brown 05, White 27, Light Green 12, Golden Yellow 09, Pink 18,Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold 352, Copper 353,Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue,Fine Art Brushes,Palette. Wooden jarokha photo frame, Terracotta pots, Pencil, Talcum powder, Paper cutter.