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Jharoka With Lady Face

You Will Need:

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Black 02, Crimson 04, Dark Brown 05 , Maroon 14 , Ultramarine Blue 23, White 27, Flesh Tint 30, Cerulean Blue 32, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Wooden Frame 10” x 10” Size, Rolling Pin, Paper Cutter, Clay Carving Tools, Pencil, Colour Palette, Water Container

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Description :

A pretty jharoka made within a wooden framework with Fevicryl Mouldit. Learn how to texture clay in this DIY. A unique concept and theme that makes for an exclusive wall décor accent. It’s ethnic and adds that element of rusticity.

STEP 1 : Source the base

Take a wooden frame that’s 10”x 10” in size.

STEP 2 : Preparing the dough

Take Fevicryl Mouldit – resin base & hardener, mix well to form an even soft dough.

STEP 3 : Clay slab technique

Roll the dough to make a medium thin slab using a rolling pin.

STEP 4 : Framing with clay

Take the clay and border the insides of the wooden frame using Fevicryl Fabric Glue, just like you see in the image.

STEP 5 : Shaping the clay

Take the clay and make a rough-edged rectangle, it needs to be rustic.

STEP 6 : Making the jharoka

Pleat the rectangular clay to make a curtain that’s folded.

STEP 7 : Sticking the jharoka

Arrange and stick the jharoka within the clay border on the frame using Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Refer to the image for accuracy. The fall of the curtains should appear natural and realistic.

STEP 8 : Making the face

Take some clay and shape a feminine face, creating the nose and ears. Use clay carving tools for ease.

STEP 9 : Shaping the hands

Shape a pair of feminine hands with clay, use clay tools to shape the slender fingers.

STEP 10 : Arranging the hands

Place & stick the hands, just like you see in the image (within the wooden framework) using Fevicryl Fabric Glue. 

STEP 11 : Painting the composition

Take some clay coils and create a pattern with floral motifs on the clay border. Stick using Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Let it dry. 

Begin painting the borders Fevicryl Acrylic Colours – Black 02 & Dark Brown 05, the jharoka using Cerulean Blue 32 and the hands with Flesh Tint 30 and Crimson 02 and Maroon 14 (nail paint on the fingers).

STEP 12 : Enhancing the jharoka

Paint the clay border with dry brush strokes using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, to give a metallic and regal look. Paint dots with White 27 on the curtains.

STEP 13 : Final touches & look

Place and stick the clay face appropriately like you see in the image using Fabric Glue. Paint features for the lady’s face, one that is rustic and earthy. Once done, your ethnically inspired jharoka will look like this.