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| Clay Modeling

By Jayashree Narayanan | Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Difficulty Level Expert

Shilpkar Work On MDF Board

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Clean the MDF board, Apply Fevicryl Acrylic Colour – Black fully on the surface of the board.

STEP 2:-

Let it dry

STEP 3:-

Now create a texture usingFevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue on the board leaving only the border with a measurement of 1cm.

STEP 4:-

Mix Fevicryl Shilpkar Resin base and Hardner to form a white dough.

STEP 5:-

Take a small bit of the dough and shape it into strpps of 0.5cm length and 0.2 cm length

STEP 6:-

Stick them all around the border of the board using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue (Refer main picture)

STEP 7:-

Similarly shape the remaining dough to form warli characters having circles for the heads and 2 triangles for the lower and upper part of the body.

STEP 8:-

Join the head and the upper body with a small thin rolled dough

STEP 9:-

Likewise do for all the parts of the body as shown in the picture

STEP 10:-

Using Fine Art Round brush, apply Pearl Metallic Gold and copper on the shaped shilpakar dough and let it dry

STEP 11:-

Take a pinch of gold dust with the brush and dab it on the board as needed

STEP 12:-

SImilarly repeat the same with the copper dust. Let it dry.

STEP 13:-

Finally give a coat of clear varnish on the frame.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar – 2 Nos., Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour – Black 02, Fevicryl Acrylic Pearl Metallic Kit, Fevicryl Acrylic Pearl Metallic Powder Copper 29, Fine Art Brush Flat No. 4, Fine Art Brush No. 4, A triangular wood cutout