Ocean View Picture Frame
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Sculpey III clay: Tan, Pale Pistachio, Granny Smith, String Bean, Hot Pink, Yellow, Purple, Black, Red, Just Orange, White
- Picture frame
- Acrylic paint: blue
- Strong white craft glue
- Firefly Tool Set
- Oven or craft oven
- Disposable foil or waxed paper to cover work surface
- Oven-proof glass or metal baking surface
DIRECTIONS: Refer to photo.
Do not use unbaked clay on unprotected furniture or finished surfaces.
TO BEGIN: Knead clay for 2 minutes. Wash hands after use. Paint picture frame with blue paint. Allow to dry.
- OCTOPUS: 1 medium Hot Pink oval for head; 8 thin pointy snakes for tentacles; 2 small White & 2 tiny Black balls for eyes. Attach head to tentacles. Use purple tool to poke in small mouth. Attach eyes.
- ROCKS & GRASS: MAKE 2 Tan rocks. Make Pistachio, Granny Smith & String Bean snakes. Flatten; attach to rock.
- TWISTED SHELL: Roll out White ball to skinny cone. Poke hole into thicker side; twist from the bottom to the top.
- SNAIL SHELL: Make skinny White cone. Poke hole into thicker side; roll up from the bottom to the top.
- FLAT SHELL: Flatten White ball. Press lines in top with purple cutting tool. Add tiny white rectangle to side of shell.
- CORAL: Shape Purple balls into cones. Flattern Granny Smith balls. Press green spots onto thicker end purple cones. Assemble by pressing pointy ends together.
- GREEN FISH & RED FISH: Make 1 Red & 1 Granny Smith oval; flatten slightly. Make 4 small Yellow & 4 small String Bean fins; 2 tiny Black balls for eyes. Cut mouth in 1 side of the fish. Attach eyes. Attach Yellow fins to Granny Smith fish. Attach String Bean fins to Red fish. Press lines into fins.
- PINK FISH & YELLOW FISH: Make 1 Yellow, 1 Hot Pink oval, flatten slightly. 3 short Purple, 3 short String Bean snakes; 3 small Purple & 3 small String Bean fins. 2 tiny Black balls for eyes. Cut mouth into 1 side. Attach eyes. Attach Purple stripes & fins to Yellow fish; String Bean stripes & fins to Hot Pink fish. Press lines into fins.
- CRAB: Flatten 1 medium Atomic Orange ball for body. Make 6 small balls into snakes for legs ; 2 into clubs for pincers. Attach legs & pincers to bottom of the body. Make 2 tiny black balls for eyes. Attach to body.
BAKE: Bake pieces at 275°F for 15 minutes per 1/4" thickness. Do not use microwave oven. Do not over-bake. Allow to cool thoroughly. Glue to painted picture frame.