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Easy Sculpey Elder wand from Harry Potter

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I will show you how to create the Elder Wand for about $5.00 using Super Sculpey. Now you don't have to be a super sculpter to make this either, all you need to do this is snakes, coils and spheres.
 
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Step 1: Materials

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All you need is:
Wire (a coat hanger will work)
Aluminum Foil
paint
brushes
shoe polish (liquid not paste)
sculpting tools (optional)
Super Sculpey

Step 2: Building the body of the wand

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Cut a length of wire approximately 16 inches
Wrap the foil around the wire tightly to build up the body of the wand starting about 2 inches from the bottom and tapering at the top. Leave about 3/4 inch from the top. the body of the wand should measure about 1/8 inch across when fully wrapped.
you will use about 2 feet of foil.
 you base of the wand should be about 3/8 inches thick.

Step 3: Starting the sculpt

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Start by wrapping the entire body of the wand with sculpy and smoothing it out as thin as possible.
Then make small snakes and coil them around the wand to form the beads on the body.
start with a small snake about 2 inches in length and about 1/8 inch thick and gradually make thicker snakes and repeat until you have your rough shape of the wand.
JackDF3 months ago
I just have one question, can you sand sculpture?
Archer25007 months ago
you, sir, are a genius. they sell wands at orlando for, like 30$ and this project costs about 2 cents.
amorin1011 year ago
Does Super Sculpey need to be put into a clay oven to harden or does it air dry? I have never used this stuff....
jediwhiz32 years ago
Mine looks good, but the yellow I used is too yellowy. :( For the the last coat of brown did you dilute it with water?
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drzego (author)  jediwhiz32 years ago
wow great job...that looks good. About the yellow try putting brown shoe polish on it, just do a few light coats allowing each coat to dry, I like to use a hair dryer it will look good I promise. I always do a real BRIGHT yellow and deepen it up with dark shoe polish. The polish is good because it is semi transparent and it will allow the yellow to "poke through" keep up the good work. I can show you more of my wands if you like
That would be awesome to see some more of your work thanks for the instructable and the tips!
jediwhiz32 years ago
Absolutely fantastic!
That looks amazing! You can't tell it is made of wire and sculpey.
ChrysN2 years ago
Nicely done!
mikeasaurus2 years ago
Look's great!
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