I wanted something really fresh, colorful and vibrant for my guest room wall and here it is, I came up with this 3D clay mural and I am really happy how it turned out. If you are going to watch my YouTube video tutorial, don’t forget to leave a comment and hit the Like button.
Materials used: MDF board, primer, waste styrofoam/thermocol, waste fabric, POP(plaster of paris), Glue, modelling clay, Acrylic paints( Caribbean blue, White, Turquoise, Brown, Crimson red, Yellow, Purple, Metallic Gold, Green. Hook, Varnish Here is the video tutorial
I am using MDF board, the size is 12″ 10″ and thickness should be 6 to 8 mm
Make a vase shape and cut it.
Carve the Vase shape to give it 3d look
Apply primer/Gesso to board
stick a piece of strofoam to board to make table
Take a piece of fabric, preferably cotton one.(You can use any old fabric)
Mix 1 tspoon of glue and 1 tspoon of water and soak the fabric in that mixture.
Arrange the glue soaked fabric on styrofoam. Let it dry in standing position.
The fabric gets hard after drying
Stick the vase on table.
Mix 2 tablepoon POP(Plaster of paris+2 tablespoon glue and 1 tablespoon of water and apply this mxture on vase and fabric
Make some design on Vase using clay
Make all the flowers
I used real leaves to make leaves.
Cut them in your desired size and stick them with the flowers.
I used Caribbean blue and white for background.
Paint the fabric with turquoise and highligt it with lighter paint. You can simply mix white color to make color lighter.
Crimson red or dark pink for rose and pink for highlighting
paint all other flowers like this.
Paint leaves with green and highlight with light green
Fanally metallic gold to highlight the vase
And its ready
Apply Varnish for protection