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| Clay Modeling

By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Wingardium Leviosa! For a witch costume, all you need to complete your Halloween costume is a handmade accessory or witch wand. Taking inspiration from the Harry Potter series, here's how you can make Hermoine’s wand.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

THE WITCH  WAND - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Mix the Resin base and Hardener available in the packet of Shilpkar to make a white dough. Mould the Shilpkar lengthwise.

STEP 2:-

THE WITCH  WAND - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Mould a few balls, flatten them and then pinch on both sides to make leaves.

STEP 3:-

THE WITCH  WAND - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Stick the Shilpkar around the stick in such a way that it coils around it. Use the leaves and coils as fillers and stick in the remaining places on the stick. Allow the Shilpkar to dry for a couple of hours.

STEP 4:-

THE WITCH  WAND - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Apply a base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic black on the witch wand. Allow this to dry for a couple of minutes.

STEP 5:-

THE WITCH  WAND - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Using a flat brush give dry brush strokes using Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Gold colour. Do not use water in this step.

STEP 6:-

THE WITCH  WAND - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

The base coat of black and the usage of a metallic or pearl colour over the black base coat gives an antique finish to the witch wand.

STEP 7:-

THE WITCH  WAND - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Apply a coat of fabric glue over the witch wand as a protective layer and if you wish to keep this Halloween costume accessory for use at other events, you can apply a coat of varnish.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar, Fevicryl Fabric Gue, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Black 02, Fevicryl Acrylic Pearl Metallic Colours Gold 316, c gold5. Fine Art Round and Flat brushes6. Wooden stick7. Varnish