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Mirabai Dreaming Radha Krishna

| Clay Modeling

By Aarathy | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Expert
Mirabai Dreaming Radha Krishna | Hobbyideas
Get devotional for Radha-Krishna with Meera.

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take Fine Art Canvas board. Paint top ¼part with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Cerulean Blue and rest ¾part with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black.
Leave to dry.

STEP 2:-

Draw or trace the design.

STEP 3:-

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 4:-

To make Meera’s dress, take Shilpkar dough and spread it on the Meera’s dress area on the canvas board. Shape with fingers. Refer the picture.
Roll Shilpkar dough into thick coils and stick using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue to make sitar (musical instrument), Meera’s hands and hairs. Use toothpick to engrave plaits in hairs.
Roll Shilpkar dough into thin coils and outline Meera’s dress and face.

STEP 5:-

To make Radha-Krishna, take Shilpkar dough and spread in the Radha-Krishna drawing on the canvas. Shape with fingers. Use toothpick and papercutter to shape the finer details of the body, face, hairs, crown and dress.
Roll Shilpkar dough into a coil and stick around Radha-Krishna to make border. Make lines on the border using toothpick. Refer picture.

STEP 6:-

Twist two Shilpkar coils and stick them below Radha-Krishna.
Roll Shilpkar in thin coil and make a decorative motif. Stick this motif below the twisted coil. Refer picture.
Roll a thick coil of Shilpkar dough and stick it like curvy waves at the bottom of the frame. Refer picture.
Leave to harden.

STEP 7:-

Paint Meera’s dress, hairs and sitar with Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- Crimson, Dark Green, Black and Dark Brown.
Paint Meera’s face and body with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Burnt Sienna mixed with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour White.
Paint Meera’s hands and lips with Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour Bronze.
Highlight Meera’s hairs, sitar and jewellery with Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour Silver.

STEP 8:-

Paint Krishnas body with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Cerulean Blue mixed with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour White.
Paint Radha and Krishna with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Dark Green, Crimson and with Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colours- Gold and Silver.
Refer picture.
Paint the twisted coil, decorative motif and wave coil with Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold, Silver and Bronze.
Let it dry.

STEP 9:-

Apply 2-3 coats of Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue on whole mural for a glossy finish.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar 4-5 packs, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- Crimson 04, Dark Green 06, Black 02, White 27, Burnt Sienna 01, Cerulean Blue, Dark Brown 05, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colours- Gold 352, Silver 351, Bronze 355, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Canvas size 10 inches X 12 inches, Fine Art Brushes, Pallet, Talcum Powder, Toothpicks, Paper cutter, Design, Carbon paper, Pencil.