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Get bowled over!

Create this cool metallic effect bowl from self-hardening clay and a couple of Resene Testpots.

Get bowled over! - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 83

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Paintbrush, Resene Art Action Quick Dry, Resene Testpots in the following colours: Resene Astronaut and Resene Super Sonic, Self-hardening clay

Top tip: To help the clay dry quicker leave the bowl in an airing cupboard overnight or stand it outside in the sun.

Here's another idea: This groovy green bowl was painted with a base coat of Resene Anise and two topcoats of Resene Go Go Go.

Make a clay bowl and paint it
Get bowled over!

Make a clay bowl and paint it - green option Another idea: Green version

Step 1
Step one
Mould a small bowl from self-hardening clay, as shown, and allow to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Art Action Quick Dry to the bowl and allow to dry for two hours.
Step 3
Step three
Apply one coat of Resene Astronaut to the bowl and allow to dry for two hours.
Step 4
Step four
Apply two coats of Resene Super Sonic to the bowl, allowing two hours for each coat to dry. How cool is that?

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