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Totem Pole dream catcher

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Difficulty Level Expert

Looking for something eclectic yet traditional yet contemporary too to decorate your space. We have just the DIY for you. This has been made with bamboo sticks and Fevicryl Acrylic Colours and a lot of love.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:- Painting the base of bamboo sticks

Totem Pole dream catcher - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• Take the bamboo sticks which we are going to up cycle and will create a beautiful dream catcher out of it.
• Paint the bamboo sticks with the base coat of Acrylic Colour White 27.
• Let it dry.
• Mark the horizontal lines on the painted stick.

STEP 2:- Draw and paint the Totem Pole Design

Totem Pole dream catcher - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Draw a tribal design inspired from the South American Tribes and Mayans on it.
• Paint the design using Acrylic Colours Black 02, Crimson 04, Golden Yellow 09, Light Green 12, Prussian Blue 19, Violet 25, White 27, Cerulean Blue 32, Sky Blue 63, Coral Red 66, Greenery 67 and Teal Blue 68.
• Leave it to dry.

STEP 3:- Making paper canvas flowers

Totem Pole dream catcher - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Take a paper canvas to make the feathers for the dream catcher. Draw the outlines of few small and big feathers with the doodle design in it.
• Paint the feathers with the doodle design using Acrylic Colours Black 02, Crimson 04, Golden Yellow 09, Light Green 12, Prussian Blue 19, Violet 25, White 27, Cerulean Blue 32, Sky Blue 63, Coral Red 66, Greenery 67 and Teal Blue 68. Make sure that you will paint the feathers from both the sides.
• Let it dry.
• Cut along the outlines of the feathers neatly.
• Make about 6 such feathers.

STEP 4:-

Totem Pole dream catcher - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Take the Jewellery Making Metal Wire. Attach the feathers to the wire and add the colourful beads to make the feather with bead strand. Make about 6 such strands with the feathers.

STEP 5:-

Totem Pole dream catcher - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Take the painted Bamboo sticks. Attach three sticks together to form the triangle using jute yarn to tie them up.
• Refer to the image.
• Finally attach and hang the strands with the feathers on it. Refer to the image.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02, Crimson 04, Golden Yellow 09, Light Green 12, Prussian Blue 19, Violet 25, White 27, Cerulean Blue 32, Sky Blue 63, Coral Red 66, Greenery 67, Teal Blue 68, Fine Art Brushes, Bamboo Sticks, Jute Yarn, Paper Canvas, Pencil, Scissors, Jewellery Making Metal Wire, Colourful Wooden Beads, Colour Palette, Water Container

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Rekha

Posted 7 months ago

It's so beautiful
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