Fathers day gift idea/Sculpture/Best out of waste

I was getting lots of requests to make something for fathers, for this fathers day. I had to think a lot , I mean what can we give him other than greeting cards, Waches, Wallets etc. While going through my family pics I stumbled upon a picture of my Husband carryng my son on his shoulders. Then I thought what can be better than this gift to your dad other than this, I an sure it will touch his heart.

Materials used:
Waste styrofoam/Thermocol,Cardboard, Paper Clay, Metal wire, POP(Plaster of paris), Glue, Sandpaper, acrylic paints(black, metallic bronz)

Here is the video tutorial:

Here is recipe of my Paper clay

You can download it and use the printout to make stencil.
Make a drawing on paper
Cut the paper to make stencil
I am upcycling high density Styrofoam/Thermocol which comes with packages. Make a design using stencil.
Cut the Styrofoam carefully.
Use precision knife for precision cutting.
Make it smooth using sandpaper.
Fix the wire for making hands.
Stick both the pieces.
Fix wire in small piece.
Cover the wire using masking tape.
Make other body parts using paper clay.
Use cardboard for making base.
Stick the figure on base.
Make paste mixing POP(Plaster of paris, Glue and water in same quantity.
Cover the figurine with paste, you will need atleast 2 coats.
Let it dry.
Sand it again.
Paint it with acrylic black.
Highlight with any metallic paint you wish. I used bronze.
Cover it with a layer of Varnish and its ready.

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