Gauze Bandage Angels

Gauze Bandage Angels

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The angel's body and wings are shaped from bonsai wire and the body is covered with gauze bandage. The stand is moulded from a milk carton. The angel is painted with matt A-Color diluted paint and Art Metal gold paint.

Guide step 1
1.
Using 2.5mm bonsai wire cut a piece measuring 75cm for the body and 60cm for the wings. Shape the wire, following the template.
Guide step 2
2.
The stand: Cut a clean milk carton and use it as a mould. Mix the casting compound 2.5 part to 1 part water and pour it into the milk carton.
Guide step 3
3.
Insert the angel's legs into the casting compound. Attach a piece of masking tape on each side of the legs to keep the legs in place whilst the casting compound solidifies.
Guide step 4
4.
When the stand has solidified, cover the body with gauze bandage dipped in water.
Guide step 5
5.
Paint the body and the stand with diluted matt A-Color paint. If the paint covers too thickly, add more water with a brush, so the colour appears slightly transparent.
Guide step 6
6.
Make gold dots with a foam stencil brush and Art Metal gold paint.
Guide step 7
7.
Attach the wings and the halo on the back using a glue gun. Draw a face with a black permanent marker. You may varnish the angel to protect the surface.
Template
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