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Leaf Shaped Diyas

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Beginner

Make small and big leaf shaped diyas this Deepawali season. Take a leaf impression on a white coloured natural clay and model them into diya shapes. Colour them in Sparkling or Pearls colours of your choice to add that extra glitter.  

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Leaf Shaped Diyas - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a lemon sized ball of white coloured natural clay

STEP 2:-

Leaf Shaped Diyas - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Make a thin slab using a rolling . the slab made is about 3mm thick

STEP 3:-

Leaf Shaped Diyas - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take a small sized peeple leaf or any leaf of your choice from the garden
Place the peepal leaf's rear side down on the slab and roll on the leaf using a rolling pin

STEP 4:-

Leaf Shaped Diyas - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Remove the leaf

STEP 5:-

Leaf Shaped Diyas - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Turn the edges upwards to make a diya shape
Make 5 such diyas

STEP 6:-

Leaf Shaped Diyas - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Paint these leaf shaped diyas using Pearl Colours - Turquoise Blue and Rose Pink in a shading manner
The clay diya in the centre is painted using Turquoise Blue

STEP 7:-

Leaf Shaped Diyas - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Make 2 parallel outlines of the leaf shape with Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Glitter - Silver on each diya
Leave it to dry

STEP 8:-

Leaf Shaped Diyas - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Stick white coloured ornamental stones in between the two parallel lines using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Pearl Colours - Turquoise Blue 520, Rose Pink 510, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Glitter – Silver 402, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Natural White Clay , Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette , Water Container, OHP Sheet, Small Ornamental Stones (white), Talcum Powder, Paper Cutter, Sponge, Rolling Pin, 1 Small Clay Diya, Small Sized Peepal Leaf From The Garden