Project: Rotating calendar

Useful: Calendar

By Dana Banayan

Instagram: @danas_art

Difficulty Level: intermediate

What you need:

  • Sculpey III black

  • Sculpey III silver

  • Sculpey III Jewelry gold

  • Sculpey III just orange
  • Sculpey III red
  • Foil

  • wire

Steps:

 

1. Start by Creating the armature with the wire then cover it with foil to give it thicknessScreen Shot 2015-03-11 at .  11.Mar.15      2.50.40 PM

 

2. Start covering the lower part with silver clay. Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at .  11.Mar.15      2.50.13 PM

 

3. Make rotatable rings similar to the chart above and cover with clay.Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at .  11.Mar.15      2.49.43 PM

 

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5. In order to make the numbers, print or write on a piece of paper and place it on one facet of the ring. then using a needle tool place dots along the number to create an impression on the clay.

Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at .  11.Mar.15      2.49.00 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at .  11.Mar.15      2.48.47 PM roll out a thin piece of contrasting clay color and place it along the dotted number on the ring.

6. Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at .  11.Mar.15      2.48.12 PM Use the same method to make the rest of the rings, with Months, years, days. Here I made a horse’s head but you could place any design on top of your rotating calendar.