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| Clay Modeling

By RAJESHWARI | Bombay, Maharashtra

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Fengshui tortoise paper weight.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

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 2:-

Take shilpkar dough and shape it in a half round dome shape for the tortoise shell.
Mark the shell lines using paper cutter.

STEP 3:-

Take shilpkar dough and roll it in capsule shapes- 5 pieces. Shape and stick four as legs and 1 as head. Mark toe lines, lips, eyes etc using paper cutter and ball point refill.
Use Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue to stick.
Leave to harden completely.

STEP 4:-

Using shilpkar dough make a tortoise like base. Refer picture.
Stick the tortoise on this base using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue.
Leave to harden.

STEP 5:-

Paint the tortoise using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Vandyke Brown.
Leave to dry.

STEP 6:-

Sponge dab with Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold.
Leave to dry.

STEP 7:-

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

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar,Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Vandyke Brown 37,Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold 352,Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue,Fine Art Brushes,Palette. Talcum powder, Ball point refill, Sponge, Paper cutter.