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Nesting Bird

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate
Nesting Bird | Hobbyideas
This Nesting bird is made using basic techniques of forming clay, like the pinching technique, coil technique and creating shapes by rolling the clay in your hands.
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Nesting Bird - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Crumple a full sized sheet of a newspaper into the shape of a ball.

STEP 2:-

Nesting Bird - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Roll a medium sized ball out of the Corky Clay.

STEP 3:-

Nesting Bird - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Further roll it into a long coil.

STEP 4:-

Nesting Bird - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Arrange the long coil spirally around the ball made of the crumpled paper.

STEP 5:-

Nesting Bird - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

You will need about 3 to 4 long coils to complete the nest. Leave the nest to dry

STEP 6:-

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Take I Clay – White, make 2 oval shaped eggs out of it. Take the same sized ball of White I Clay and cut it into two halves to make the cracked egg. The cracked egg is made by pinching technique.

STEP 7:-

Nesting Bird - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

To make the chick, roll a medium sized ball of I Clay – Yellow. Pinch it into a bird shape. Use a scale or a modelling tool to make the linear textures on the body of the chick. Embed small red ornamental stones for its eyes. Leave it to dry

STEP 8:-

Nesting Bird - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Assemble the eggs and the chick in the nest and stick it with Fevicol MR.

you will need

Corky Clay, I Clay - Yellow, White, Fevicol MR, Small Red Ornamental Stones, Clay Modelling Tools (if available), Scale, Water Container