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Shilpkar Ganesha

| Clay Modeling

By Runjun | Lakhimpur, Assam

Difficulty Level Beginner

Lord Ganesha Mural

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take MDF triangle. Paint it using Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Bronze
Leave to dry.
Sponge dab with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Black in the centre area. Refer picture.
Leave to dry.

STEP 2:-

Take Fevicryl Shilpkar, mix the resin base and hardener evenly to form even dough.
You may sprinkle little talcum powder on your hands to avoid sticking.

STEP 3:-

To make the Lord Ganesha figure, take Shilpkar dough and shape it in oval shape and stick it on painted MDF with Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric glue to form the stomach. Prick it with toothpick to form naval.
To make legs, take Shilpkar dough and roll 2 drop shapes. Stick them as legs with thin part down. Pinch the thin part to flatten and shape it as feet. Make lines to show garment folds with toothpick. Similarly make hands. Refer picture.

STEP 4:-

To make face and trunk, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in a longer drop shape. Stick the face and slightly fold the thin tip to form trunk folding. Take two small balls of Shilpkar dough, flatten them and stick as ears. Mark the eyes, trunk and ears with toothpick. Refer picture.
To make crown roll Shilpkar dough into a coil and stick on the outline of the crown area. Make small round balls and stick them in the crown. Use toothpick and backside of ballpoint refill to make design and holes in the crown.
To make jewellery and tilak, take Shilpkar dough and roll it in thin coils and stick on the figure.

STEP 5:-

Paint the Ganesha figure using Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold.
Paint design using Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Pearl metallic- Gold. Refer picture.
Leave to dry.

STEP 6:-

Stick decorative stones on the corner using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar,Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black 02,Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold 352, Bronze 355,Fevicryl 3D Cone outliner Pearl Metallic- Gold 352,Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue,Fine Art Brushes,Palette. Triangle MDF or Triangle Box, Talcum powder, Paper cutter, Sponge, Decorative stones.