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In this craft video Cheri shows us how to make an African inspired wire dancing figure, part 2.
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Okay next step is to put some paint on his body. And I am going to mix a brown color, kind of brownish red color. Okay, if you don’t have brown, which I don’t you can actually mix any two complementary colors together to make brown. You could mix red and green together, you could mix violet and yellow together, or you could mix orange and blue together and you're going to end up with a brown.
So let’s see, I'm just going to go ahead and take a little bit of violet and a little bit more of the yellow. We’re going to stir it up. Okay, there is kind of raw sonic color which is a brown, it’s kind of a yellow brown I think I like it and I'm just going to go ahead and paint him. Now it doesn’t have to be perfect because you're going to be covering the body with raffia and fabric, so you're not going to see a lot of the painting but you know, and you can even let some of the tape show through so it looks kind of cool.
And if you don’t have paint at home, you can use permanent markers, you could use paint pens and color them. I think brushing paint on goes a lot of faster than trying to color. The other thing you can do is if you have some shoe polish somewhere in the closet or in the basement, shoe polish is great on masking tape. We just rub it on with a paper towel or a rag and it will make a really nice brown.
I actually, on purpose, leaving some of that tape so it’s kind of like the beige color showing through. Now I’m just going to set him down to dry because he really needs to dry before we do the fabric and the raffia, it would be the next steps.
Okay, now we’re going to go ahead and pull some of this fabric strips out of here and make some kind of clothing for our little African Dancer. So I’m thinking, maybe this I'm going to kind of play around with. And this is where the hot glue gun comes in handy.
Okay, start from there, there we go, that’s okay, and tie it around the front like that. And then I’m going to make something to paint on in front of him. It’s kind of like dressing a doll and when you're doing your spirit doll you're going to be doing the same sort of thing. You know to dress your doll, I mean you're going to cover the whole body, the whole armature with fabric and then you’d hot glue them in place and then you can use ribbons, I mean I’ve got here decorated with fake pearls and a piece of ribbon to make a skirt. And ribbon to kind of make suspenders and just all kinds of stuff. So the possibilities are endless, just to how you put clothes on this spirit figures.
So I'm going to go back to this and kind of finish up and then we’re going to put some raffia around the wrist and the hair, the wrist around the legs. Okay, here’s a little spirit figure here I got him semi-dressed.