Step 1: Materials
For this project I used
Acrylic paints the colors where a dark gray, white and orange
A T-Square, (this makes lining things up so easy).
A paint brush
A hobby knife
Aleans craft glue
A glue stick
A paper plate
And a picture of the sword you want to make for reference
Step 2: The Grid
The squares in my grid are 1 inch by 1 inch.
Step 3: Draw the Out Line
This is where you will start needing your reference picture.
All you need to do here is to draw the outline of your sword.
Step 4: Painting
For this project I mixed the paints to the colors I wanted. I did not use any of my black paint on this project
Follow your reference picture so that you don't mess the colors up.
I did not use both browns that you see in the picture the reference picture I use only showed one brown.
Step 5: Cut It Out
Use your hobby knife to cut the sword out.
Go slowly and be careful. The paper on foam board can rip easily.
Use a glue stick to glue down any paper that has started to come off the foam board.
Step 6: Support
Glue some Popsicle sticks to the back of the sword to make it a little more ridgid
I used Alene's craft glue for this.
After I glued the Popsicle sticks down I weighted it down with two large books.
Your finished enjoy.
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