Introduction: DIY Pony Bank Using Nutella Jar and Air Dry Paper Clay

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In this instructable I show you another way to use jars and air dry paper clay. I made a cute little pony as a piggy bank. I used tin foil, air dry paper play and hot glue.

Step 1: Making the Body

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The shape of the Nutella jar was perfect for this project. I made the legs using tin foil and hot glue. Then I covered the whole thing with air dry paper clay. I previously wet the clay and left it overnight so it's softer and easier to work with. I also wet the tools and hands so the clay doesn't stick to them.

Step 2: Making the Head

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I first used a toilet paper tube for making the money hole. I glued it with hot glue to the jar's lid. Then I added tin foil all around the tube making the head's basic shape. When I was satisfied with the shape I glued the tin foil to itself and to the lid. I covered the tin foil with paper clay.

Step 3: Making the Details

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When my basic shapes were dry I made the ears, the hair and the tail using tin foil. I glued them to the basic shapes using hot glue. Again I covered everything with paper clay. I also cut the jar's lid so the money can get to the jar :)

Step 4: Painting the Pony

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I painted the pony using acrylic paint. I made a pattern for the eyes so they both look alike. That's it! Have fun!


BirgitJansen (author)2017-01-12

Wow, that really looks professional, and I mean this in the most positive way! Looks so smooth and clean, very nice.

flashbry (author)2017-01-12

It looks soooo cute and cool!

I must try and make a pair for my daughters :-)

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