Nifty Narwhal

Nifty Narwhal

Supplies

Nifty Narwhal - Supplies


Step 1

Body

Cover the styrofoam ball with a thin layer of clay. Smooth the clay with your finger tips.

Nifty Narwhal - Body

 

Step 2

Forms to Make

• 4 large egg shaped forms
• 2 small spheres
• 2 tiny spheres

Nifty Narwhal - Forms to Make


Step 3

Flippers

Add two of the egg forms to the sides of the body. Join the two pieces together by smoothing them onto the larger form with your finger.

Nifty Narwhal - Flippers 1

Nifty Narwhal - Flippers 2
Gently squeeze the ends of each flipper to make them pointy.

Nifty Narwhal - Flippers 3


Step 4

Flukes

Add the other two egg forms to the back of the body. Join the two pieces together by smoothing them onto the larger form with your finger. Make the ends pointy by pinching them together with your fingers.

Nifty Narwhal - Flukes


Step 5

Tusk

Poke the wooden stick into the top of the head. Then cover it with the clay.

Nifty Narwhal - Tusks 1

Nifty Narwhal - Tusks 2


Step 6

Eyes

Add the two small spheres onto the head and gently press them down. Place the tiny spheres inside each of the eyes to create the pupils.

Nifty Narwhal - Eyes 1

Nifty Narwhal - Eyes 2


Step 7

Balance

Wiggle the body back and forth on a flat surface until it sits without tipping over.

Nifty Narwhal - Balance


Step 8

Smooth

Use your finger tip and a little water to smooth out any bumps on your sculpture.

Nifty Narwhal - Smooth


Step 9

Dry

Allow the sculpture to dry for 24 hours before painting.

 

Step 10

Paint

Paint the body, eyes and mouth.

 Nifty Narwhal - Paint

 

Step 11

Sparkle

Add a little touch of glitter to the tusk to give it a magical sparkle.

Nifty Narwhal - Sparkle 1

Nifty Narwhal - Sparkle 2

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