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Mixed media kettle with owls

| Mixed Media

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

This kettle is love! Regal owls with patina effect make this kettle oh so cool! You just need a few things around the house and Fevicryl products to make this; so get going.


how to do it yourself

STEP 1:- Source the base

Mixed media kettle with owls - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• We are going to make the kettle with mixed media owls.
• Take a plain metal kettle.

STEP 2:- Stick paper on the base

Mixed media kettle with owls - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Cover the kettle by sticking the plain white tissue paper using Fabric Glue.
• Let it dry completely.

STEP 3:- Draw and cut owls from corrugated sheet

Mixed media kettle with owls - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Take the corrugated box flap.
• Draw few 5 to 6 owls on it. (We have taken 6 owls, the number it depends on the periphery of the kettle)

STEP 4:- Decorate the owls.

Mixed media kettle with owls - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• We are going to decorate the owl with different elements like the dry pasta, ear buds, match sticks, plastic bottle lids, bolts, bottle caps, the sequins, cut dana, ball chain, shells, candy sticks, wooden buttons, ornamental stones using Fabric Glue.
• Let it dry.
• We are going to make few parts of the owl with Mouldit.
• Take Mouldit resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make even dough.
• Take the dough, shape it to make the wings, the long ears and legs of the owl sticking it with Fabric Glue aesthetically. Let it dry.
• Refer to the image to see the owls at this stage.

STEP 5:- Paint the owls

Mixed media kettle with owls - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the owls with the patina metal look using Acrylic Colours Black 02, Teal Blue 68, Pearl Metallic Gold 352 and Bronze 355.
• Let it dry completely.

STEP 6:- Paint the kettle

Mixed media kettle with owls - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

• Similarly paint the kettle with same colours Acrylic Colours Black 02, Teal Blue 68, Pearl Metallic Gold 352 and Bronze 355.
• Let it dry completely.
• Stick the owls at equal distance using Fabric Glue.
• Leave it to dry completely.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02, Teal Blue 68, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic Gold 352, Bronze 355, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl, Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Metal Kettle, Corrugated Box Flap, Pencil, Different Sticking Elements (Dry Pasta, Ear Buds, Match Sticks, Plastic Bottle Lids, Bolts, Bottle Caps, Sequins, Cut Dana, Ball Chain, Shells, Candy Sticks, Wooden Buttons, Ornamental Stones), Scissors, Paper Cutter, Tissue Paper, Colour Palette, Water Container

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