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Teddy Pen Stand

| Clay Modeling

By LOHITHA | Mumbai, Maharashtra

Difficulty Level Intermediate

A perfect penstand to decorate the writing table.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Cut and remove the top of the plastic bottle.
Stick the bottle on one side of the MDF board. Refer picture.

STEP 2:-

Mix Fevicryl No-Stitch Fabric Glue, ceramic powder and little water to form a paste.
Cover the MDF board and plastic bottle with this paste.
Texture the MDF by closely pricking it with a toothpick.
Give lines to depict bricks of the well on the bottle using paper cutter. Refer picture.
Insert ice-cream sticks as fence and marble chips as border for MDF and plastic bottle. Refer picture.

STEP 3:-

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 4:-

To make teddy figure, take Shilpkar dough and roll one big ball for the lower body and one small ball for the face. Stick the face on the body using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.
To make hands and legs, take Shilpkar dough and roll 4 thick coils. Stick two for hands and two for legs. Shape using fingers.

STEP 5:-

Take Shilpkar dough and roll it in a ball, stick this as nose of teddy.
For ears, take Shilpkar dough and roll it into flat half circle, make two and stick on teddy’s head.
Prick the teddy’s body with paper cutter to give furry look. Refer picture.
Repeat the above steps and make baby teddy.
Leave to harden.

STEP 6:-

To make grass, take Shilpkar dough and roll them in thin coils with pointed at top. Make 6-8 such pieces and stick them near the fence.
Leave to harden.

STEP 7:-

Paint the MDF, fence, Grass, well and teddy using, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- Sap Green, Burnt Sienna, Black, White, Crimson, Lemon Yellow. Refer picture.
You may create shades of your choice by mixing two acrylic colours.
Leave to dry.

STEP 8:-

Stick the teddy bears on the MDF using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.

STEP 9:-

Apply 2-3 coats of Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue on the whole piece for a glossy look.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar- 4-5 packs,Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- Sap Green 21, Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, White 27, Crimson 04, Lemon Yellow 11,Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue,Fine Art Brushes,Pallet.Rectangular, MDF board or plywood,Plastic bottle (e.g. empty plastic bottle of soft drink)Ceramic powder,Ice-cream sticks 3-4 pieces,Marble chips or small pebbles or stonesTalcum powder,Toothpick,Scissors,Paper cutter.