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Plaque with a Hand Print

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Beginner

This hand printed clay plaque is an engaging activity for children to motivate them to play with clay. There is this fantastic clay quality that kids can experience and enjoy to print alot of other textures and shape on clay.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Plaque with a Hand Print  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take all the clay from the packet and roll it into a ball

STEP 2:-

Plaque with a Hand Print  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Flatten the clay into a pancake with the lateral side of your hand
Seal the cracks as and when they appear by wetting your fingers a bit in water and merging the clay
You may also roll it with the help of a rolling pin

STEP 3:-

Plaque with a Hand Print  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Place your hand on the clay pancake and press each finger and the palm with the help of another hand to get a good impression oin the clay

STEP 4:-

Plaque with a Hand Print  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Use a rolling stamp to create the design around the hand print.

STEP 5:-

Plaque with a Hand Print  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Pierce two holes on the top side of the handprint for hanging the plaque.
Leave the plaque to dry completely
You may colour the plaque using Acrylic Colours or Tempera Colours in the colour shades of your choice

you will need

Natural clay – Grey , Rolling Stamps. Water Container, Pencil, Scale / Clay Modelling Tools, Rolling Pin, Rag