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Clay Animals

Create these cute zoo animals and enjoy some time with your children.

At a Glance:

#4075 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Texture Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Texture Paint - White, 4 oz. - 2860

Number Needed: 1 $7.09 $4.40
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Terra Cotta, 2 oz. - 433

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 628

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemon Custard, 2 oz. - 735

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - School Bus Yellow, 2 oz. - 736

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Maple Syrup, 2 oz. - 945

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

Two 2 3/4" clay pots, Orange felt, Brown felt, Yellow felt, Black Stiff felt, 8mm wiggle eyes, Two 1 3/4" wooden knobs, Extra fine Permanent black marker, Glue, Toothpick, Popsicle sticks, Scissors, 1/4" hole punch, 1/2" flat brush, Small round brush

Instructions

  1. Glue the wooden knobs to the bottom of the clay pots. For the bear, apply the textured paint the to entire body of bear. Fill in the neck with the textured paint. Make a bump on the face where the nose and mouth will go. Allow to dry. For the lion, add the textured paint around the lions face and the back of lions head as shown in photo. Allow to dry.
  2. Paint the bear with Maple Syrup and the lion with School Bus Yellow. Allow to dry. Paint the lion's mane Pure Orange and the bears face with Terra Cotta.
  3. Paint a oval shape on the lions face using Lemon Custard for his mouth. Allow to dry. Make the nose from the stiff black felt using the hole punch. Glue on noses and eyes. Using the black marker, draw on mouths.
  4. Cut out two ears 1/2" horseshoe shapes from the brown felt for the bears ears and do the same for the lion but out of yellow felt. Add some glue at the bottom of the U shape and fold over. Glue to the tops of the their heads. You may need trim a little.
  5. Cut two 3" x 5" pieces from the brown felt and the two from the yellow felt. For the yellow felt add four strips of orange felt 1/2" x 5 long and glue to the edges of the yellow felt pieces. Roll up all pieces to form arms and legs. Once rolled up glue the edges. Cut each piece in half. Glue on the arms and legs.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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