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Tribal Wall Clock

| Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting Designs

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

This tribal wall clock will add a touch of tradition to the walls of your homes.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Tribal Wall Clock - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a reference image of a Theyyam dancers face from the net
You may take other references as per your choice

STEP 2:-

Tribal Wall Clock - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Trace the outline of the face on a tracing paper in the size of about 9 inches long and proportionately wide

STEP 3:-

Tribal Wall Clock - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Draw a circle of about 10 inches in diameter on a black fabric
Trace the outlines of the face in the centre of the circle drawn on the black fabric

STEP 4:-

Tribal Wall Clock - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Colour the face in a lighter shade of orange made by mixing Acrylic Colours - Orange and White leaving the areas unpainted for the eyes, ears and lips

STEP 5:-

Tribal Wall Clock - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Colour the white areas of the eyes using Acrylic Colour – White
The eye balls in black fabric
Highlight the eyeballs with a dot of Acrylic Colour - White
Paint the design on the face finely with Acrylic Colours – Crimson and Chrome Yellow
Leave it to dry

STEP 6:-

Tribal Wall Clock - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Add more details in the design using Acrylic Colours – Crimson and Chrome Yellow
Colour the head gear using Acrylic Colour – White in the dry brush technique

STEP 7:-

Tribal Wall Clock - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Complete the head gear by giving short strokes of Acrylic Colour - Orange
Highlight the white portion of the head gear with few dry brush strokes in Chrome Yellow
Leave it to dry

STEP 8:-

Tribal Wall Clock - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Cut a circle from a mount board with a diameter of 9''
Also cut the painted black fabric along the circle drawn
Stretch and paste the fabric on the mount board using No Stitch Fabric Glue
Fix the hooks and the clock mechanism using No Stitch Fabric Glue
Leave it to dry

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Orange 17, White 27, Fevicryl Sparkling Pearl Colour - Poppy Red 901, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette .A4 Sized Tracing Paper, Mount Board, Clock Mechanism, Hooks, White Carbon Paper, Pencil, Black Fabric