Circus Clown

Materials

  • Wooden Clothespin-Old Fashioned
  • Small Craft Sticks
  • Small Pom Poms – Red, White
  • Wooden Star
  • Wooden Balls
  • Wooden Squares
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Das™ Modelling Material- Pronto White
  • Washi Tape
  • Colored Paper
  • Pom Pom
  • Wire
  • Chenille Stem
  • Gold – Extra Fine Decocolor™ Pen
  • Felt
  • Hot Glue

  1. Shape a head on top of a wooden clothespin using the Das™ modeling clay. Carefully paint the face. Let dry.
  2. Wrap the body creating pants and a shirt with washi tape.
  3. Cut one small craft stick in half. Lay on top of a 2 inch piece of washi tape. Wrap a 2nd piece of washi tape around it to create two arms and a flat back.
  4. Glue washi tape to the back of the shirt, leaving the hands free on the sides.
  5. Fold a ˝ inch by 8 inch strip of paper to create a clown collar. (you can use a Martha Stewart™ Scoring Board if you like).
  6. Hot glue collar arount the neck of the clown.
  7. Glue 5 small pom-poms to the top of the head to create hair.
  8. Create a small clown hat by rolling a cone from colored paper.
  9. Cover cone with washi tape. Top off with a small white pom-pom.
  10. Attach a small piece of metalic chenille stem to the bottom of the hat with hot glue. Hot glue the hat to the top of the hair.
  11. Create two small balls from the modelling material. Stick the clown legs into the balls to create "shoes that fit". Shape into a pair of clown shoes. Carefully paint with red paint. Let dry.
  12. Stand clown in his shoes to make sure that they fit.
  13. Remove clown. Add a drop of hot glue into each shoe and replace clown.
  14. Make a 1 ˝ inch hoop from colored wire.
  15. Hot glue hoop around hand. (picture does not show hoop)
To Make Circus Accessories:
  1. Use wooden square blocks, round balls, and stars, paint in as many "Circus colors" as you like using acrylic paints. Let dry.
  2. Accent with washi tapes and Decocolor pens.


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