Roll a 25mm diameter white clay ball with palms.
Flatten to 3mm thick with Makin's Roller.
Cut two 20mm x 15mm rectangles with Makin's
Roller & Cutter to make inner pages. Mark stripes
on the 4 sides of the rectangles with the edge of
Roll a 20mm diameter blue clay ball with palms.
Flatten to a 1mm thick, 35mm x 20mm large blue rectangle
sheet, with Makin's Brand Texture Sheets (Stripe)
on top and slightly roll to create patterns on the
book cover. Put the inner pages at the middle of
the book cover with stripe pattern facing outward
and wrap it.
Punch a hole at the centre of book by a 7mm diameter
pencil cap. Make sure the hole is large enough for
the pencil top to get through.
one more yellow book using Makin's Texture Sheets
(Screen) for the book cover with same steps as
above. Stick the 2 books together with the holes
matching with each other by inserting the pencil
right through them.
a pink sheet at 1mm thick with Makin's
Roller. <The basic ratio
of getting pink with Makin's Clay Mixing
Ruler is White(F) + Red(B)>
a 13mm x 13mm square by scissors. Slightly coil
the corners of the sheet to make a piece of paper.
Stick it on top of the books to cover the hole.
Roll a 1mm diameter, 5mm long green rope for the
apple's stem. Let dry.
a 3mm green ball to a teardrop shape with finger.
Slightly flatten it with finger and mark the leaf
vein by Makin's Brand Mallet. Twist the blunt
end of the leaf to make leaf stem.
Roll a 9mm diameter red ball to make an apple with
palm. Indent a hole at the top with the small stick
of Makin's Clay Mixing Ruler. Insert and
stick the dried stem and leaf into the hole.
Roll a 10mm diameter light green ball to make the
head of worm with palm. <The
basic ratio of getting light green with Makin's Clay Mixing Ruler is Neon Yellow(E) + Green(E)
+ White(G)> Slightly
roll it to an egg shape with finger. Press a V-shape
with the corner edge of Makin's Rasp to
make the mouth. Pin the eyes and 2 holes at the
feeler locations on head for placing two feelers
later with Makin's Chisel.
The body of the worm is made with small light green
balls. Roll three 4mm diameter balls for the upper
part, one 7mm diameter ball for the buttock, roll
six 2mm diameter balls for the tail. Stick them
together as shown with the head on top and the smallest
balls at bottom.
Roll two 1mm diameter, 20mm long green ropes with
palm. Coil one end of rope to make the horn. Cut
it into 7mm long and let dry.
To make the glasses, roll two 2mm diameter red balls
with finger. Indent a hole with the small stick
of Makin's Clay Mixing Ruler. Enlarge the
hole by slowly twisting and pushing it up to the
small stick, until the inner hole at 5mm diameter.
Slightly flatten both rings with finger.
Stick the 2 feelers into the holes on top of the
worm's head. Stick the glasses in place. Then stick
the apple and the worm on top of the books.Put
it on top of a pencil as a topper.
by - Dorothy Chan, MAKIN'S CLAY® Design