Step 1: Materials and Tools
- ping pong balls
- magnets, I used 1/4" by 1/4" rare earth magnets from http://www.amazingmagnets.com
- Plasti Dip or paint, white and black (I got mine here http://www.quiltershusband.com)
- drill bits
Step 2: Drill the Holes
Step 3: Gluing the Magnets in Place
Attach each magnet to a nail. Place the nail in a clamp. Insert the magnet into the ping pong ball so that it just pokes out of the ball when resting on your work surface. Now run a small bead of glue where the magnet meets the ping pong ball. Wipe the bead down with your finger and let it fully dry.
Double check that the ping pong balls will attach to each other.
Step 4: Dip the Ping Pong Balls Into Liquid Rubber
White paint could be used instead of the rubber.
Step 5: Add the Pupils
You can add the pupils as skillfully or as sloppily as you like. All depends on what kind of look you're going for. I tried to be as exact as I could with it, but you can make one pupil larger than the other. You could use other colors to give the eyes irises. Go crazy.
Step 6: Make Some Faces
Remember you can use any number of eyes to make a face (doesn't have to be just 2), here are some of the ones I came up with: