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Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Materials Needed:

 

Step 1:

Slab

Use the Clay Roller Kit to roll out a 1/4” thick slab of clay. Cover the clay with plastic wrap.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 2:

Shapes

Use the Activ-Tools Designer Clay Cutters to cut out the butterfly’s wing shapes.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

Remove the access clay around the shapes.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 3:

Wings

Score and slip the wing shapes together.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 4:

Body

Roll a small cylinder and sphere out of clay. Attach the forms to the center of the wings to form the butterfly’s body.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 5:

Face

Use the pointed tool to make the eyes, mouth and holes for the wire antennas.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 6:

Wing Design

Create symmetrical patterns on the wings by indenting the tools, rubber stamps, texture sheets or found objects into the clay.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 7:

Dry

Allow the clay to dry for 24 hours before painting.

 

Step 8:

Paint

Use a variety of colors to paint the butterfly sculpture.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 9:

Antennas

Glue small pieces of pipe cleaners or wire into the holes created for the antennas.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 10:

Magnet

Use the adhesive to attach a small magnet to the back side of the butterfly sculpture.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Step 11:

Display

Attach the butterfly to a magnetic surface to display it.

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets

 

Beautiful Butterfly Magnets
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