Introduction: Clay Fall Harvest Dinner
This is a really fun little fall craft that you can put on a side table when you have guests come over. A cute touch to your autumn decor!
Basically all you will need is:
-Some clay tools(or you can choose to use your hands)
Step 1: Pumpkins (1)
Let's start with those pumpkins. You will need some foil and orange clay.
Step 2: Pumpkin (2)
Next, roll the clay flat(just make sure there are no holes).
Step 3: Pumpkin (3)
Wrap the flattened clay around the foil ball. Make sure no foil peaks through.
Step 4: Pumpkin (4)
Roll ball between your hands to make it smooth.
Step 5: Pumpkin (5)
Create a little hole at the very top for the stem. Then, make a little black tear-drop-ish shaped thing, and insert it into the hole.
Step 6: Pumpkin (6)
Add ridges, and your done!
Step 7: Turkey (1)
Now let's make the turkey. You will need a brown ball of clay, a ball of aluminum foil, and two pieces of white clay.
Step 8: Turkey (2)
Take the brown ball and roll it flat.
Step 9: Turkey (3)
Now wrap the flattened brown clay around the tin foil, with non of the foil peaking through.
Step 10: Turkey (4)
Smooth by rolling ball with hands.
Step 11: Turkey (5)
Make two holes at the end of the oval for the legs. Put legs into holes.
Step 12: Turkey (6)
Put in little holes for texture. And there you are: a turkey!
Step 13: Platter (1)
Let's make a turkey platter. You will need some white clay and some red clay. First, flatten the white clay out(not all the way, keep it about as thick as about three quarter's thickness high)
Step 14: Platter (2)
From another piece of white clay make two cylindrical shapes of equal size, and attach them to each end of the white tray for handles.
Step 15: Platter (3)
Add whatever designs you want on there! For me I made two really thin strings of red clay and curled the ends of them, and pressed each one onto either side of the tray.
Step 16: Cranberries (1)
Cranberries taste great with turkey! You will need some red balls and a white ball.
Step 17: Cranberries (2)
Squish the white ball between your fingers until it becomes a thick disk.
Step 18: Cranberries (3)
scoop and shave out some clay from inside the bowl to make it hollow enough but at the same time thick enough. Put the cranberries in, and there's you bowlful of cranberries!
Step 19: Corn on the Cob (1)
To make corn you will need a bunch of tiny yellow balls, a white rod and two green rods.
Step 20: Corn on the Cob (2)
Stick the tiny yellow balls onto the white core(if you can, try to put the smaller ones on the very top and bottom to add to the realism) Put on a little green stem.
Step 21: Corn on the Cob (3)
Flatten the corn leaves out a bit, then stick 'em onto the corn.
Step 22: Plate
Making a plate is really simple. All you have to do is make a white ball, then squish it a bit between your fingers and voila!
Step 23: Pumpkin Pie (1)
Let's start with the crust. Make a brown ball then squish it between you fingers.
Step 24: Pumpkin Pie (2)
Hollow it out to make it into the form of a pie crust.
Step 25: Pumpkin Pie (3)
Make an orange clay ball. Flatten out between your fingers and tuck it into the pie crust. Make little dents at the edges to add to realism. Smooth top. Then, cut out a slice with a knife and put some clay whipped cream on it! If you want to add even more realism, put some tin foil at the bottom of it.
I will be adding more fun harvest foods, so enjoy!
Step 26: Peas
For the bowl of peas just use the cranberry instructions, except make the balls slightly smaller, and greener:)
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