Friday, January 9, 2009
This is called Meenakari work which is famous in Gujarat.
To do this, you need
1) MDF board or Canvas board
2) Glass paint water based
3) Metallic Silver 3D outliner
4) Silver dust
5) Glue n Gloss
8) design of your choice.
At first, stick the design to the MDF board or you can draw the design in case of using canvas board.
Then, Mix Glue n gloss,water and Silver dust resp. in proportions of 1:1/2:1/4 spoons.
Apply the mixture to board, but the coat we apply should not be too thick so that when it dries up the design should be visible.
After the mixture dries up, outline the design with silver outliner. Now, you can add the colour of your choice, but the colour should be symmetrical on all sides.
Now, the Meenakari work is ready .
This is a Coffee painting, popularly known as Egyptian Coffee painting.
The board used is MDF and the picture is pasted on the same and outlined with gold 3d outliner. The paint is a mixture of instant coffee powder, fevicryl glue n gloss and water.
This frame work is done on Canvas board and the effect created is by using fevicryl crackle medium. The paints are acrylic colours and the flowers are done with fevicryl shilpakar and the basket is done by cutting the paper cup into half. The paint used in flowers are solvent based glass colours.
Materials u need :
1) Jam Bottle of any size. i took a small one.
2) Fevicryl Shilpakar 3-4 nos.
3) Fevicryl Glue n Gloss
4) Fevicryl Solvent based Glass Colours to paint flowers.
5) Fevicryl Acrylic Colours to paint the bottle.
6) paint brush of your choice.
7) Fevicryl Glue drops to stick the flowers on to the bottle.
9) Chapathi Roller
To make Aster flowers, you need 3 same size balls of shilpakar.Flatten the balls to same size like chapathi circles( you can use a chapathi roller,pen or brush to flatten the balls).By using scissors, cut all sides of the circle to about 1/4 inch towards centre.Pinch the cut edges towards inside to form aster petals(take a closer look on to the flowers).You can shape the flowers as you like to give a natural look. For the center piece of the flower, make small balls of shilpakar and stick it to the centre of the flower.Make dots using safety pin.Let it dry. Paint the flowers using Fevicryl Solvent based glass colours.
Now, to decorate the bottle,you need 3 - 3 1/2 shilpakars.Mix the shilpakar and make long rolls and paste it around the bottle using glue n gloss.Using your creativity, can make any kind of impressions on the paste after sticking it to the bottle.Paint the bottle using Fevicryl Acrylic colours or any other paint of your choice.
Stick the flowers to the bottle using Fevicryl Glue drops.
Now, you can use the bottle as Penstand or Flowervase or as you like.
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