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Nesting Bird

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

This Nesting bird is made using basic techniques of forming clay, like the pinching technique, coil technique and creating shapes by rolling the clay in your hands.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Nesting Bird - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Crumple a full sized sheet of a newspaper into the shape of a ball.

STEP 2:-

Nesting Bird - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Roll a medium sized ball out of the Corky Clay.

STEP 3:-

Nesting Bird - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Further roll it into a long coil.

STEP 4:-

Nesting Bird - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Arrange the long coil spirally around the ball made of the crumpled paper.

STEP 5:-

Nesting Bird - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

You will need about 3 to 4 long coils to complete the nest. Leave the nest to dry

STEP 6:-

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Take I Clay – White, make 2 oval shaped eggs out of it. Take the same sized ball of White I Clay and cut it into two halves to make the cracked egg. The cracked egg is made by pinching technique.

STEP 7:-

Nesting Bird - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

To make the chick, roll a medium sized ball of I Clay – Yellow. Pinch it into a bird shape. Use a scale or a modelling tool to make the linear textures on the body of the chick. Embed small red ornamental stones for its eyes. Leave it to dry

STEP 8:-

Nesting Bird - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Assemble the eggs and the chick in the nest and stick it with Fevicol MR.

you will need

Corky Clay, I Clay - Yellow, White, Fevicol MR, Small Red Ornamental Stones, Clay Modelling Tools (if available), Scale, Water Container