Clay

Little G Goblin Bowl

By  Kellie Mowat  for  STAEDTLER

  • Little G Goblin Bowl
  • Photo 1
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Materials

  • STAEDTLER FIMO Air Basic Clay
  • Plastic bowl

Tools

  • Basic clay sculpting tools
  • Acrylic paint colors of choice
  • Paintbrushes: medium flat, fine liner, medium round
  • White acrylic primer
  • Semi-gloss clear sealer or spray varnish
  • Medium-grit sandpaper
  • White craft glue

Basic Supplies

  • palette, craft glue, paper towels, wax paper, hair dryer
  • 1. Sand outside and inside of bowl with medium grit sandpaper to help clay and paint stick to bowl. Roll out basic shapes with air-dry clay, keeping unused clay well covered with damp paper towel.
  • 2. Press clay features onto bowl making sure there is no air trapped between clay and bowl surface. Blend clay edges into bowl by smoothing with a thumb or fingertip. Allow clay to dry on bowl until dry. This could take a few days depending on clay thickness and weather. Drying time can be speed up with a hair dryer, but be sure not to overheat, which could cause cracking. If cracks occur, fill with fresh clay and let dry naturally.
  • 3. Check to make sure all pieces are securely attached to bowl. If not, adhere with white craft glue. Apply two coats of primer to bowl; let dry.
  • 4. Paint with acrylic paints and let dry. Spray with protective coating of clear varnish and let dry.