InstructionsThis cute cow started out as a styrofoam ball. I put a skewer through the ball and coat the ball with precious metal clay paste until it is well coated and starts to feel heavy. I then cut small circles and spots from pmc sheet to attach to the cow for eyes, nostrils and cow spots. I hand shaped the horns and ears and attached them as well. I used a straw end to make the feet and snout. I ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Cute, Whimsical
precious metal clay
What was your inspiration?
I used to make cakes out of a round cake pan and one of them was a cow. I love using styrofoam balls to create different animals and things. So far I have made a pig and a pumpkin using this technique.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Make sure you use enough precious metal clay paste to coat the ball. If it's too thin it will collapse when fired.