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By Heather Swain

An ingeniously easy and fully-illustrated publication for crafting toys from items stumbled on round the house.

This smart consultant specializes in enjoyable, do-it-yourself tasks utilizing fabrics somebody can locate round the condo or in the stores for a fragment of what a commercially-produced toy can expense. utilizing daily gadgets from cardboard tubing to paper to clothespins, readers will detect how you can make such initiatives as:

• A milk carton balloon boat

• A rubber band banjo

• A cardboard tube kaleidoscope

• An embroidery hoop tambourine

• And more

ideal for fogeys and academics, those initiatives allow households to spend much less whereas conserving entertained. simply because enjoyable doesn't consistently need to are available in a box-sometimes, it's the field itself.

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Thin rice papers should not be misted. ) Using the palette (you can use a sheet of wax paper) and the palette knife, mix the oil paints with a drop or two of linseed oil until smooth. The paint should be buttery not sticky. Take some of the paint and put onto the palette. Roll the brayer back and forth through the paint until it is loaded with paint, then set it aside. 3 / Smooth image on Plexiglas Pour a small amount of the gum arabic on the Plexiglas. Using a damp sponge with a small amount of gum arabic on it, wipe down the area on the Plexiglas where you will lay the image.

Using the blender marker, go over small sections of the image. 3 / Burnish small sections Using the burnishing tool, such ass scissor handles, immediately burnish hard the small section where you just applied the blender marker. tip When cutting out the image, be sure to leave a border; this will allow you to tape down the image and not hinder the transfer. indd 53 4 / Check transfer Lift the paper to check the transfer. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to cover the entire image. Keep the image taped to the background until you are happy with the transfer.

Using the blender marker, go over small sections of the image. 3 / Burnish small sections Using the burnishing tool, such ass scissor handles, immediately burnish hard the small section where you just applied the blender marker. tip When cutting out the image, be sure to leave a border; this will allow you to tape down the image and not hinder the transfer. indd 53 4 / Check transfer Lift the paper to check the transfer. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to cover the entire image. Keep the image taped to the background until you are happy with the transfer.

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