Create A Plaque With Clay Coils
What you'll need
A Hunk Of Clay
Shammy Towel For Clean Up
Paper or Paper plate
Cup With Water & Scoring Tools
Divide the clay into 4 equal parts. Roll in your hands to round it & make a thick coil.
1
Take a thick coil and divide into 2 or 3 smaller pieces. Roll each to the thickness of your finger.
2
Practice making different types of lines with the coils. Spiral, curved, zigzag, wavy, up & down...
Now, let’s make coils to create a plaque!Use paper or a paper plate (w release paper) to build on.
3
Try it on! See if you like it on the project. If it doesn’t work, take it off & try again.
Connect coils as you go. Scratch to attach! Scratch it, attach it, scratch to attach, scratch it!
4
Add texture and small details. Connect details by scratching and attach with a small tool & water.
5
Check your craftsmanship! Smooth any crumbs, recarve areas with a pencil.
6
Artists make mistakes, failure is success. The more you practice the better you get! Have fun!
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