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Name Plate PEACE

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Beginner

These flowers are made using one of the basic hand building techniques of forming clay called the coil technique. Twist and turn these coils to make beautiful flowers to decorate a nameplate, a vase or a wall frame.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Name Plate  PEACE - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take an MDF wooden placemat or a base of your choice

STEP 2:-

Name Plate  PEACE - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Give a base coat of Acrylic Pearl Metallic Colour - Silver
You may give 2 -3 coats for an even finish

STEP 3:-

Name Plate  PEACE - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take Shilpkar Resin Base and Hardener and mix it in equal quantities

STEP 4:-

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Knead it to form an even white dough
Leave it aside for 10 minutes to harden a little

STEP 5:-

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Roll a coil of about 2-3 inches long and narrow at both the ends on an OHP sheet
Roll about 12 coils to make one flower with 6 petals
Leave it for some more time if they are still very soft

STEP 6:-

Name Plate  PEACE - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Hold two coils at one end shape it in a loop and twist the other ends together.
Repeat the same for all the coils
Leave it to dry completely

STEP 7:-

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Make a flower with 6 petals as seen in the image
You make take the number of petals as per your choice
Leave it to dry

STEP 8:-

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You may also make the flowers in 2 to 3 different sizes

STEP 9:-

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Roll coils of about 2 - 3 inches long and narrow at both the ends on an OHP sheet to write the word "Peace"
You may write your name or the name of your loved ones
Leave it to dry completely

STEP 10:-

Name Plate  PEACE - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Colour the twisted coils in a base coat of Acrylic Colour - White
Leave it to dry
Sponge dab a lighter shade of Violet on the flower to highlight the petals

STEP 11:-

Name Plate  PEACE - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Sponge dab a lighter shade of green for the leaves
Let it dry

STEP 12:-

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Arrange all the flowers and0 leaves on the wooden placemat and arrange as per your choice

STEP 13:-

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Arrange the letters "Peace" and stick them using No Stitch Fabric Glue
Colour the tendrils using dotted lines in light Violet and Light Green to complete the nameplate
Leave it to dry

STEP 14:-

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Another, floral arrangement is done to make a tealite holder or a wall frame
Colour it using Acrylic Colours of your choive to match your home decor
We have used Acrylic Colour - Vandyke Brown for the base and Golden Yellow mixed with Indian Red for the flower

STEP 15:-

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Sponge dab a lighter shade of Acrylic Colour - Deep Brilliant Purple on the flower to highlight the petals

STEP 16:-

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Keep a diya painted in the same purple shade in the centre of the floral arrangement
Let it dry

STEP 17:-

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And your Name plate is ready

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours – Light Green 12, White 27, Voilet 25, Pearl Metallic - Silver 351, Fevicryl Non Sticky Shilpkar, Fine Art Brushes, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Colour Palette . Water Container, OHP Sheet, Sponge, Talcum Powder