Home Do-It-Yourself Clay Modeling Shoe Flower Decoration

Shoe Flower Decoration

You Will Need:

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Maroon 14, White 27, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Flower Making Wire, Flower Making Tape (Green Colour), Thread, Scissors, Clay Carving Tools, Rolling Pin, Paper Cutter, Pencil, Readymade Pollens, Golden Ball Chain, Golden Thread, Golden Beads, Colour Palette, Water Container

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Description :

A beautifully designed decoration of shoe flower for the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chathurti. It is made with delicate clay formations and painted like actual shades of shoe flower to make it look rich and elegant.  

STEP 1 : Mix Fevicryl Mouldit

Take Fevicryl Mouldit – resin base & hardener, mix well to form an even soft dough.

STEP 2 : Clay slab technique

Roll the dough to make the medium thin slab with a rolling pin.

STEP 3 : Shoe flower making

Draw and cut the individual petals from the slab. Take small flower making wires and the readymade pollens; attach the pollens to the wire using a little amount of clay. Attach and stick the petals and the pollens together to make a shoe flower.

STEP 4 : Prepare the wire attachment

Take the flower making wires, cover the bunch of 3 wires with green colour flower making tape.

STEP 5 : Attaching the bunch of shoe flowers

Attach the bunch of the shoe flowers towards the opposite ends of the wire and secure the ends with thread and green tape.

STEP 6 : Paint the base coat

Paint the base coat on the bunch of the flowers with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour White 27. Let it dry. Make 2 such bunch for both the ends.

STEP 7 : Final touch to the decoration

Paint the bunch of the shoe flowers and pollens with shade of red and maroon using Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04 and Maroon 14. Let it dry.

Attach the 2 bunch of the flowers together in opposite directions. Enhance the shoe flower decoration with golden ball chain and the golden beads at the top. Refer to the image.

STEP 8 : Final look

Your decoration with shoe flower will look like this.