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|Product Image||Product Name|
|Sculpey Tools™ Clay Blades |
|Sculpey Tools™ Etch 'n Pearl |
|Sculpey Tools™ Dual End Detail Tools |
| Sculpey Tools™ Clay Extruder |
|Sculpey Premo™ Blush 2 oz |
|Sculpey Premo™ Wasabi 2 oz |
|Sculpey Premo™ Turquoise 2 oz |
|Sculpey Premo™ Orange 2 oz |
|Sculpey Premo™ Bronze 2 oz |
Condition and roll each color clay into equal size logs. Make each log no larger than the diameter of your extruder. Using the Sculpey Super Slicer section each log into very thin slices.
Randomly put slices from each color together, flat sides touching, to form a new log of multiple colors. Don't worry about the order that you put the colors in. The more you mix up the order, the more interesting your finished cane will be. Gently roll the multi-colored log on your work surface smoothing all the slices together. Alternate rolling the log and pushing in on the ends so that the log stays together and the slices don't come apart. Make sure the finished log will fit into your extruder.
Load the multi-colored log into your extruder. Put the square die in place. Extrude the clay, it will come out in a continuous long square shaped log. Trim the ends as desired until you see the pattern that you are most pleased with. Using a ruler to measure, section the square cane into three equal parts and place these together side by side to form a new 3-square cane. If you have additional cane, set it aside to be used as single square pieces. Using a ruler to measure, section the 3-square cane into equal segments again and place these together side by side to form a new 3 X 3 cane.
Slice a 3/16" thick slice off of your 3 X 3 Extruded Bulls Eye Cane. Turn it on a diamond. Remove most of the top square but cutting it out with your Super Slicer making a slightly curved line. Push a jump ring into the top area and the pointed tip opposite. This will be Hooty's body.
To make wings you will need two single square slices. To make the tail you will need three single square slices. Shape each slice into a long diamond shape by pressing in on the sides with your thumb and forefinger. Press a wing onto each side of Hooty's body. Press 3 slices together to form a tail. Poke a hole using the Small Etch 'n Pearl tool in the top of the tail.
Take equal amounts of Bronze and 18K Gold and mix them together (this works perfectly if you have remaining slices from Step 1. of the Extruded Bulls Eye Cane instructions, just use 1 slice each Bronze & Gold). Make a ball and then flatten it on the work surface so it's about 3/4" in diameter.
Place two single square slices from your Extruded Bulls Eye Cane turned as diamonds on the head for eyes. Make a very thin Gold eyebrow and two tiny Gold teardrops. Make a small Orange beak.
Press the eyebrow, ears, and beak in place following the finished photo for placement. Cut a little smile in the beak. Press a well into the center of each eye with the 2mm ball. Make tiny pupils with Bronze and set them into place with the Small Etch 'n Pearl tool. Make a hole in the chin and above the eyebrow with the Small Etch 'n Pearl Tool.
Bake all the pieces. Assemble when cool. Use jump rings through each of the holes in the head and the hole in the tail section to connect the parts to the body. Attach the top jump ring to your chain.