I am back, still getting adjusted to the climate and place. I am a bit sick, there are lot of pending work – some work in progress I have completed and have sold, alas failed to take a pic . Traveling is taking a lot of time.
This month I will be an year older first time I will be celebrating without my mom , we share the same day. I am already missing her ….I have registered in Live chat, soon will be available for tutorials online. This is the first time I am thinking of making money out of my hobby,I need to recover to run all my blogs.
Also I am spending lot of time at work, being financial year end it’s lot of stress. For the first time I am so occupied that I don’t think about my personal life. A new beginning this year . Planning to join German classes every weekend :), Japanese is fun but nobody interacts with me. I am planning to do some online translation jobs problem have to find time – why God created just 24 hours?
Happy Holi to all…….please do visit and do post your comments and thoughts :). Lot of people has been asking tutorial for the Ganesha Painting. I thought of doing a pictorial tutorial but due to time constraints just posting a written tutorial. If i ever do another piece for commissioned work I will post the step by step pictorial painting. As of now I don’t have time :(. So just instructions. If anyone has anyone doubt feel free to post a comment.
P.S. I wont send personal mail seriously if i start sending mails to all the individuals then I wont have time for painting or rest of the work . Sorry I amn’t being rude , I will post all the answers in my blog just drop in anytime.
Comb – hair comb
Brushes – good brushes size 0,000,2,4,6
Design you want to paint – (usually God or Goddess figure)
Yellow carbon paper
Pebeo Acrylic Glossy Spray/ any other Acrylic glossy spray
How to do?
First clean the hardboard using a sandpaper so that the surface becomes smooth. Now in a bowl mix chalk powder, glue and little water. It shouldn’t be very watery. The ratio of chalk powder to glue is 2:1, make sure its not water just a consistency that we use for mixing mehendi. Then using a Kitchen spatula/ Knife even spread the chalk powder mixture on to the hardboard, spread it neatly. Now let it dry for a day. Once its dried use the sandpaper and smooth en the surface once again.
Next Step is to trace the design to the tracing sheet so that your design still remains good. Now trace the design to the board using yellow carbon, very neatly and slowly, take your time. Once the design is been traced.
Make a mixture of chalk powder, glue and very little water. Make a cone using polythene cover and fill this mixture make a very small hole. Using this draw the outline and wherever you want an embossed effect. In this picture I have made all the jewelery. Next step is to stick the kundan stones where ever necessary. Let it dry. Once dried using the left over mixture give a thin coat of chalk powder surrounding the image. When its wet use an old hair comb and create designs, you can use any sharp tools to make background design/ texture. Once its dried, start painting. Use acrylic colors for the body and metallic colors for the ornaments. Once done let it dry. Spray Pebeo Acrylic Glossy Spray/ any other Acrylic glossy spray to finished work and give it for frame.
You can see the completed work here
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