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Essence of sea captured in a box.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Use only one side of the box (either base or lid). Paint the box using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Ultramarine Blue.
Sponge dab Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Cerulean Blue and White on it.
Leave to dry.

STEP 2:-

Draw sea creature’s like- fishes, star fish, sea horse, crabs, shells, stones, grasses, etc. on the sand paper.
Paint each of them using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Burnt Sienna, Black, Chrome Yellow, Crimson, Dark Brown, Dark Green, Lemon Yellow, Magenta, Olive Green, Orange, Violet, White, Cerulean Blue, Deep Brilliant Purple.
You may create shades of your choice by mixing two acrylic colours.

STEP 3:-

Cut all the sea creatures, stones, shells and grasses.
Roll them on your finger to give them a natural shape.

STEP 4:-

Arrange and stick all the sea creatures, stones, shells and grasses using double sided foam tape. Using a double sided foam tape will give a raises 3D look. You can stick two layers of double sided foam tape to get a more raised look.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Brown 05, Dark Green 06, Lemon Yellow 11, Magenta 13, Olive Green 16, Orange 17, Ultramarine Blue 23, Violet 25, White 27, Cerulean Blue 32, Deep Brilliant Purple 64,Fine Art Brushes,Palette Shirt Box, Sand Paper (you will get it in hardware store), Double sided foam tape, Pencil, Sponge, Scissors.