Love Bugs

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17-Feb-21

Modeling Clay

Materials Needed:

Step 1

Body

Roll any of these form combinations to create the body of the desired bug.

Step 2

Connect

Score and slip the forms together.

Step 3

Eyes & Mouth

Indent or add additional clay pieces to create the bug’s eyes, and mouth.

Step 4

Antennas

Cut pipe cleaners to the desired length and insert into the clay to create the bug’s antennas.

Step 5

Legs

Pipe cleaners can also be added to create the bug’s legs.

Step 6

Wings

Add additional clay in the form of a heart onto the bug’s body to create the wings. Or use pre-made foam heart shapes. Use a popsicle stick to indent a slot into the clay before inserting the foam hearts.

Step 7

Dry

Allow the clay to dry 24 hours before painting.

Step 8

Paint

Use the acrylic paints to paint the clay sculptures.