Hey guys! In this video I'm going to show you how to make watermelon, orange, lime/lemon bowls out of clay! This is the perfect summer project, since they are fun to make and also look so delicious! These bowls are just perfect for decorating anything in your home for summer! They are easy to make and you will need just a few things!
- Bowl for the mould
I tried different ways to find out what works best. And somehow almost every clay bowl I removed from a metal bowl, survived it! So I would recommend trying out different types of bowls!
- Rolling pin (Staedtler Fimo Acrylic Roller)
- Air dry clay (Staedtler Fimo Air Basic) *
- Cutter/X-Acto knife
- Acrylic paint (Schmincke)
- Pen for texture
- Aluminium foil for texture
- Aquapro professional varnish - N°2 Ultra Brilliant
► The process
► Alternative for the process
You guys can also place the clay inside the bowl by gently pressing down the clay so you get the shape of it. When the clay is dry, it will shrink a bit and it will be easier to remove the clay bowl from the bowl as it will detach from the bowl itself! When I tested that I used a metal bowl, and it was so easy to remove it. Even easier than when I placed it on top of the bowl! But I would suggest just trying it out! Since I got always different results!
Keep in mind, that the drying time depends on the clay you are using. I would check after a few hours, if the clay is dry enough to hold its shape, so you can remove it from the bowl. If you wait too long, it might impossible to remove the clay, without breaking it. :(
But I can really recommend using metal bowls!
If you have any other questions, feel free to comment down below and ask!
Have a wonderful day everyone and see you next Saturday for a suuuuper cool DIY!!
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