| Shilpkar Art |

This Page is all about the Arts done using MSeal / Shilpkar / Polymer Clay


I started making Shilpkar Painting around 3 years back and every art i make its a learning

Initially i used to use White Industrial MSeal  but they are really hard and was very difficult to remove the dried mseal from the hands . I had to really scrub my hands off to remove the dried Mseal.

Then a friend suggested  Shilpkar Clay , its softer, easily mountable & can be easily washed off your hands

I have tried to mention the methods which i use to create these paintings using Shilpkar ..Hope you like it

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Also below are the links for the Shilpkar Art which i have made ..

Steps for Sample of
1) Identify the Image/Painting which you want to do
2) How big you want the painting to be
Use a thin Plywood or a hard cardboard which can be framed . The rough texture of the Ply wood helps for the shilpkar / mseal to stick easily
Once you have the ply wood ready as per your dimensions
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3) Make a frame for the Plywood . Select the frame to match the painting
for eg if the panting is a Big painting then selecting a thin frame will not look good
similarly vice verse
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4) Once the Frame is attached to the Plywood we will proceed with applying the shilpkar on it

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5) Take the Shipkar clay One part White and other Part Grey . And mix it. Ensure they both are equal proportion

Mix it till it the mixture turns white

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6) take little part of the clay and apply on the wood

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7) Go on Applying it on the wood till you have completed the entire place

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8) you can add different texture to the clay .. u can use comb , threads , cloth ..

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Texture with Comb

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NOTE : you can experiment with the texture till the Clay hardens

I usually add little water to the texture and make it smooth then press the objects which i want the texture of .
9) Once its dried properly .. draw the painting on the Shilpkar board with pencil . here i have just displayed using Marker pen .. but please use Pencil

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10) Apply the MSeal on the painting to make it 3D , you can use clay tools or toothpicks to give the fine shape

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The Sample Before the actual Painting ” Off to Market ”

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11) Color the Painting using Acrylic Paint . Leave it to dry
12)We have a 3D Shilpkar embossed Painting Ready

Click below to View More of My Art
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Castle on Snow Mountain
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Off to Market
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