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Sea Shells and Star Fish

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Beginner

Make these sea shells and creatures using the pinching technique of forming clay. All that you need for this technique are your ideas and creativity, hands and clay to play with interestingly.


how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Sea Shells and Star Fish - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take sand clay, just enough to make a lemon sized ball
Roll a nice even ball of sand clay in your palms
Flatten it in a cookie shape, you may flatten it in your plams or on a table surface
Pinch out 5 arms of the star fish from the cookie shape
You can make small and big star fishes by taking different quantities of the clay
Leave the clay to dry till its stone hard (it may take a day or two depending on the weather conditions)

STEP 2:-

Stick one or two google eyes for the star fishes using Fevicol MR.
Leave it to dry

STEP 3:-

Draw a smily for the star fish using a 3D Cone Outliner Red
Leave it to dry

STEP 4:-

Sea Shells and Star Fish - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

To make different shells you will have to make small and big sized balls first
Pinch them in your hands to make the flat shells

STEP 5:-

The long shells are made by rolling the ball on the flat table surface from one side to form a cone
The spiral line on the shell is made running a scale spirally on the cone surface
The upper part of the cone is then pinched hollow
Leave it to dry till its stone hard

you will need

Sand Clay, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Red 701, Fevicol MR .Google Eyes, Ruler,