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Evil lurks in the shadows of our backyards. Rogue snails. Radioactive skunks. My yard has a maniacal possum that will stop at nothing until he cont...
The first thing you'll need to do is determine your gnome's alter ego. Spend time with the gnome. Sleep with it if you have to. Look into its eyes....
Before starting you'll want to gather your supplies. Make sure you have everything ready. Ceramic garden gnomes Sculpey (Super Sculpey is ...
First thing to do is sculpt the masks. For Robin's mask and Spiderman's eyes make a paper template. Next roll the Sculpey out into a thin sheet on a...
Once the gnomes are decorated it is time to bake them. Sculpey is an oven-bake polymer clay. So it is soft and plyable until it's baked. First, hea...
There were a couple of areas on the Batman gnome where you'll really want the Sculpey to blend in seamlessly with the ceramic. So you can mix up some...
Once the Bondo was dry sand it with100 or 120 grit sandpaper. Feather it in really well so that the seam is invisible. Then clean all of the dust of...
At this point it was ready to paint. But first you have to choose the colors. There is a process for color selection. You want to select "gnomey" c...
Once all of the paint dries you need to seal the gnome. This will protect it from the weather and make all of the colors pop. An enamel clear spray ...
Remember that bat-a-rang you made earlier in step 3? Use your acrylics to paint it "black" and spray it with clear spray paint. Then wrap the hemp t...
You can display the gnomes anywhere in your yard, but it is best to place them in an area where they can get a good view of the entire yard and any pa...
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Posted:Jul 1, 2011
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to gnome me is to love me.
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