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In this Instructable, i'll be showing you step by step how to make this Venusaur themed planter pot for your flowers. This is a small project so it won't take too long to produce.
So, without further ado, lets begin!!!
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Step 1: Materials

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The materials are primarilly things around the home, so this project will be very cost efficient.


Plain A4 Paper
Green Cardboard
Plastic Cup
White Polymer Clay
MDF Glue
Masking Tape
Acrylic Paints


Hobby Knives
Black Marker
Paint Brushes
Lead Pencil
Ice Cream Bucket
Hot Glue Gun

Step 2: Getting Prepared

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What you should do, is a bit of research. Grab some pictures, resources and start to visualize the final product. I've drawn a little sketch of the model to see what it might look like.

Step 3: Starting to Shape the Model

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Ok, the first thing to do is to grab the plastic cup, and start measuring it to work out the dimensions of the model, as this cup is going to go inside the model. Once the measurements are taken, grab about 3-4 sheets of newspaper and scrunch it all into a rough body shape. Once the shape is good, secure it up with a bit of masking tape. Repeat this exact process for the legs and tail.

Step 4: Making the Head

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The head is a little trickier than the rest of the body. The head itself is triangular shaped, so aim for a rounded triangle that should be a tiny bit smaller in width compared to the body.
Once the head is a nice shape, secure it with masking tape. Now for the ears, it takes practice to get them nice, but a good way to get the pointy shape is to fold up half a sheet of newspaper into a nice thin strip. Then fold it around to make a triagular pyramid shape.
Once this is done, secure it with masking tape and make a second one. Finally, place the ears on the head respectively and stick them down with masking tape. Use a fair bit of tape to help "blend" the shapes into the head.
RainbowRaider4 months ago

I adore the idea. The only thing that would concern me is how well it withstands water. It is a planter. It's holding a watered flower, and given its outside rain. really weather elements all together. Heat, humidity, rain, snow, hail. I feel like it may withstand the hail and the heat, but humidity and rain would be its death. How well has yours held up under the weather?

Yes!!! New favorite thing ever! Great job!
Cute and handy. :)
Hopefully it can with stand water.
Might be a bit difficult considering its paper mashe.
3ddementor (author)  Treasure Tabby2 years ago
Yeah, it's really more for aesthetics rather than practicality, I'm glad you like it!
BrittLiv2 years ago
ui, this is very cute! Good work!
h88643 years ago
woulda looks more like an ivysaur with those flowers. venusaur has bigger ones.
Tomcat943 years ago
This is brilliant! I wish I had thought of this!
4.5 starts & Fav'd. ;)
3ddementor (author) 3 years ago
Thanks everyone for all this positive feedback!!
Glad you all like it :)
Aleator7773 years ago
What a great idea! Best way to grow flowers!
OW MY GOD YOU ROCK!you are so talented i with i could make such cool things p.s Pokemon rocks
sjonahm163 years ago
this is so cool. i cant wait to do one. i mean Venusaur. :)
blueblobbs3 years ago
Only one word can express how nice this 'ible is... amazing! :-O