Embossed Foil Cross
Materials: clay, foil, cardboard, paint or sharpie markers.
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Use modeling clay. To prepare for students, slice one tube in half.
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First piece of clay is about 3” long.
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Place clay in middle of cardboard.
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Take the second piece and trim off 2 pieces, 1” in length.
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Add short pieces on either side.
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Add small square to middle.
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Pre cut for younger students.
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Cover clay with foil. Press GENTLY to reveal shape.
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Fold leftover foil to back, covering edges.
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If foil tears, use a bit of glue to glue down onto cardboard. Have extra foil on hand if needed, redo.
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Add lines by pressing down with craft stick.
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Paint with tempera paint.
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Use a darker color to paint around cross.
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OR color with sharpies.
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Don’t worry about wrinkles. Be gentle.
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Layer colors.
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Add detail colors.
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OPTIONAL: Use tacky glue to mount on cardstock backing. Trim back foil if necessary.
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Final hints.
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