Monday, November 20, 2017
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Thanksgiving Turkey Sculpture - Project #42

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Time: 2 Class Periods
Difficulty: Easy
Cleanup: Soap & Water

General Materials:
Pan or Bowl
Old scratch stick or pencil
Paint Brush
Tempera Paint

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Step 1

Step 1

Mix 2 cups of Claycrete Papier Mache according to the directions on the package, adding a little water at a time until it reaches the desired consistency. Shape the body like a pinch pot, leaving the inside hollow. For a visual demonstration, watch our video on YouTube.
Step 2

Step 2

Insert an old scratch stick, or an old pencil, sharpened down to about 3-1/2", into the body as an armature to hold the turkey's neck and head. Press small suck quill feathers into the opposite side of the body for the tail.
Step 3

Step 3

Mix another cup of Claycrete. Sculpt wings, head and beak with the additional Claycrete. Add neon movable eyes. Let turkey dry overnight.
Step 4

Step 4

Paint turkey with your favorite tempera paint. Let dry.
AMACO Claycrete Papier Mache  (3 options available )
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AMACO Claycrete Papier Mache
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Creativity Street Small Duck Quills  (3 oz.)
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Darice Neon Paste-On Eyes
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