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Lord Ganesha Dangler

| Clay Modeling

By A.Sakeena | Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Difficulty Level Beginner

Lord Ganesha showering his blessings.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take plywood/ MDF / mountboard piece and paint it with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black. Paint on both sides.
Leave to dry.

STEP 2:-

Take Fevicryl Shilpkar, mix the resin base and hardener evenly to form even dough.
You can 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 piece with Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric glue to form the stomach. Prick it with toothpick to form naval.

STEP 4:-

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 5:-

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 6:-

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.

STEP 7:-

To make jewellery and tilak, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in thin coils and stick on the figure.
To make the border, twist two coils and stick on the piece border.
Take little Shilpkar dough and fix the metal hook.
Leave to harden

STEP 8:-

Paint the figure and border with Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold.
Leave to dry.

STEP 9:-

Apply 2-3 coats of Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue on the whole piece for a glossy finish.
Leave to dry.
Tie thread in the metal hook.

STEP 10:-

Stick small stones, kundans on the piece using Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric Glue.

TIP: Make same figure on back side of the board and pass some moti in thread to make a two-sided car dangler.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar- 1pack Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black 02 Fevicry Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold 352 Fevicryl N0-Stitch Fabric Glue Fine Art Brushes. Plywood or MDF board or Mount board- size 3inchesX3inches Small kundans and stones Talcum powder String and metal hook to hang dangler (refer picture) Toothpick Ballpoint pen refill Paper cutter.