Introduction: Giant Pencil
Hi, our names are Jennifer and Justin. This is a #2 pencil that we made from scratch. We hope you follow the steps bellow and use our prop for future productions
Step 1: Materials
Make sure to get the materials below
Paint: yellow, black, green, red
Long cardboard tube
1-2 Toilet paper cardboard tubes
Small paint bottle about 4-5 inches tall
Hot glue gun
A color pencil
Step 2: Pencil Body
Make a space where you can put the yellow paint. Take a large paint brush and paint the tube yellow. Wait for it to dry and paint it again.
Step 3: Metal Tip
Cut a tin foil piece so it is about 2 in. tall and fits snug all the way around the top of the pencil. Fold about an 1/2 inch of the foil inside the cardboard tube. If you want it to stick better to the cardboard tube, you can hit glue it on. Once on paint the tin foil green. Once dry paint it again. After your second coat is dry paint 2 yellow horizontal stripes on the foil. For brighter yellow color, wait for first coat to dry and paint a second coat.
Step 4: Eraser
Take a near empty paint bottle that is about 4 in. tall. Paint the bottle red. Once dry go over it again 1 or 2 more times. Hot glue it in the top pencil where the foil is. Make sure that about 1-2 inches of the bottle is showing.
Step 5: Wood of Pencil
Take the toilet paper roll and cut it in a diagonal line. Roll it up until it is a cone shape with a hole in the end that is big enough to fit a color pencil. Hot glue the toilet paper roll where you aligned the diagonal line so it stays in the cone shape. If needed wrap another toilet paper roll around the cone so it will fit better inside the long cardboard tube. Hot glue the cone a little less than half way in the long cardboard tube.
Step 6: Led of Pencil
Take the color pencil and color the end part black with a sharpie put hot glue in the cardboard cone where the small opening is and stick the pencil in except for the colored tip.
Step 7: Writing on Pencil
To finish off your pencil and writing of your choice to the pencil. Use the sharpie and write what you want on your pencil.
Step 8: And Finally
Your pencil is now complete and should be looking amazing. Have fun with your new homemade gigantic pencil.