Potato Carved Swan

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Introduction: Potato Carved Swan

About: I am a housewife and I love doing art and crafts.

  • Have you thought of a sculpture with the most commonly used vegetable, a potato?
  • What is the benefit of using potato, you would ask? Its very simple to carve.
  • Plus the beautiful colour makes it, one of the best material to make sculptures.

Step 1: Components

  • Knife
  • Peeler
  • Potatoes
  • Black Cumin seed to make Eyes
  • Acrylic Paints
  • Paintbrushes
  • BroomStick

Step 2: Peeling

  • The skin of the potato is peeled off by using a peeler.
  • Pelling of the skin is necessary to make the final product look attractive.
  • Full potato is peeled off.

Step 3: Cutting the Potatoes to Make Wings

  • With the knife slowly and carefully make cuts on one side of the potato.
  • The best potato would be a big oval-shaped.

Step 4: Feathers

  • It should look like consecutive petals placed one on top of the other.
  • This step is very important and is required to be done in at most care so that it appears flawless feathers of the swan.

Step 5: Another Side of Wing

  • The same cutting procedure is followed for the other side as well.
  • The cuttings must be smooth and flat.

Step 6: Top Wings and Attachment to the Body

  • Similarly, you have to do for the top feathers on top of the potato.
  • The cuttings must be smooth and flat.
  • In this way, we make feathers on the yes sides of the potato. ie. 2 sides and one top.
  • The side of the potato is cut transversely so that it stands on a flat surface.

Step 7: Head and Neck Making

  • Next, another potato is taken and the face and neck of the swan are cut out of it.

Step 8: Attachment of Head and Neck

  • After cutting it as given in the picture, the head is attached to the main body by using another broomstick.

Step 9: Painting

  • To make it last longer, the swan is painted
  • For painting acrylic paints can be used, so that the longevity of the sculpture increases.

Step 10: Finish Swan

  • The Sculpture of the swan was finished in that way.
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    4 Comments

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    seamster
    seamster

    1 year ago

    Very clever! : )

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    tulicrafts
    tulicrafts

    Reply 1 year ago

    thank you

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    tulicrafts
    tulicrafts

    Reply 1 year ago

    thank you