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Pen Pencil Holder With A Snail

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

This pen pencil holder is made using two types of clays, one is stone clay and the other I Clay using basic techniques of forming clay. This cute looking pen pencil holder can adorn your study or working desks to keep your pen pencils handy and organized.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take a wooden coaster

STEP 2:-

Sponge dab green colour on the coaster in a gradation using Acrylic Colour - Lemon Yellow and Light Green
Leave it to dry

STEP 3:-

Take Stone Clay and make small and big bricks which are about 7mm thick and in the size that helps you make a pencil holder of about 4 X 2 inches with outer dimensions
Make small balls of stone clay for the pebbles

STEP 4:-

To make the snail in a brownish, purpleish colour mix Green, Red and a little bit of Blue - I Clay evenly
Roll it into a nice even ball and the roll it further into a conical shape
The shell on the back of the snail is made using Red clay
Roll the clay into an even coil and further roll it spirally to look like a shell
Add a few dots of White - I Clay for the design on the shell
Stick the shell on the back of the snail
Add the details like eyes, antennas, a smile to the snail using appropriate sizes and the colours of clay

STEP 5:-

Assemble all the things made together on the painted coaster and stick it using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colour - Lemon Yellow 11, Light Green 12, I Clay - Red, Green, Blue, White, Stone Clay, Fevicol MR, MDF Wooden Coaster - Square, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue , Sponge, Water Container