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Vase Painting

| Clay Modeling

By Anuja | Patna, Bihar

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Beautiful swans to adorn your room.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Wash and dry the pot.

STEP 2:-

Draw the lake scene with two swans, tree, flowers, grasses, stones, etc on the pot.

STEP 3:-

Take Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue and draw thick scroll shapes on the sky area and thick water lines on the water area of the design.
Allow to dry completely.

STEP 4:-

Take Fevicryl Shilpkar, mix the resin base and hardener evenly to form even dough.
You can sprinkle little talcum powder on your hands to avoid sticking.

STEP 5:-

To make swans body, take Shilpkar dough and roll it into a long drop shape. Stick it on the swan drawing on the pot using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue. Shape it as swans body using fingers.
To make swans beak and legs, roll long coil of Shilpkar dough and stick on pot. Shape using fingers.
To make swan wings, take Shilpkar dough and make two flat drop shapes. Stick them on the pot. Mark finer details of the wings using paper cutter and toothpick. Refer picture.

STEP 6:-

Repeat same steps and make the second swan.
To make tree, roll Shilpkar dough and stick it on tree trunk. Give shape using fingers, mark finer details with toothpick. Make Shilpkar leaves and fruits and stick them on the tree. Refer picture.
Use Shilpkar dough and make grasses, stones, flowers, etc with it and stick them on the pot.
Leave to harden.

STEP 7:-

Paint the sky and pond water using Fevicryl Pearl Colours- White, Blue and Sky Blue.
Leave to dry.

STEP 8:-

Paint the swans body, beak and legs using Fevicryl Pearl Colours- White and Grey (mix little black in white), Golden Yellow, Cherry Red and Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Copper.

STEP 9:-

Paint the tree, fruits, flowers, leaves, grasses and stones using Fevicryl Pearl Colours- White, Pink, Green, Black, Golden Yellow and Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colours- Bronze, Copper.

STEP 10:-

Paint the top of the pot with Fevicryl Pearl Colours- Golden Yellow and Cherry red. Paint the flying birds with Fevicryl Pearl Colours- White and Black and Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colours- Copper.
You may create shades of your choice by mixing two colours.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar- 3-4 packs,Fevicryl Pearl Colours- White 301, Pink 303, Green 304, Blue 305, Black 306, Golden Yellow 308, Cherry Red 316, Sky Blue 319,Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colours- Bronze 355, Copper 353,Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue,Fine Art Brushes,Colour PalettePot,Talcum powder,Paper Cutter,Toothpick,Pencil.