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Avocado Pinata Fun

19-May-20

Craft Tutorials, Fast Mache

ACTÍVA Products

Avocado Pinata Fun

Materials Needed:

  • ACTIVA’s FastMache
  • Ballon
  • Small plastic cup
  • Water
  • Plastic bag
  • Paint
  • Brush
  • Water bowl
  • Craft glue
  • Utility knife
  • Eye hook
  • Epoxy
  • String
  • Tissue paper
  • Sissors

Step 1:

Armature

Inflate a large ballon with air. Place the bottom of it in a small cup to help it balance on a table top.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 2:

Preparing Activa’ FastMache’

Measure out the desired amount of dry FastMache’ and place into a plastic bag. Add the recommended amount of warm water to the bag. Refer to the package directions.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 3:

Kneading

Knead the FastMache’ mixture inside the plastic bag with your hands until it forms a pliable mixture.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 4:

Applying

Apply an even coat of FastMache’ on top of the armature ballon with your hands. Application will need to be completed in sections. Use the plastic cup to hold the ballon in place.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 5:

Drying

Allow the FastMache’ to dry. The drying time is dependent upon the weather, as well as the initial firmness of the FastMache’ and thickness of it. The piece is dry when it no longer feels cold to the touch.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 6:

Paint

Paint the form desired colors.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 7:

Opening

Cut a small square opening into the bottom of the sculpture with a utility knife.

Flower Crowns

Step 8:

Fill

Place desired amount of candy inside the form.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 9:

Seal

Cover the hole with the removed piece of FastMache’ and glue. Add a little extra glue around the edges of the plug.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 10:

Touch Up

Paint over the glue applied to the edges of the plug.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 11:

Hang

Attach an eye hook to the top of the sculpture by screwing it into place and reinforcing it with an epoxy strength glue. Attach a long piece of string through the eye hook.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Avocado Pinata Fun

Step 12:

Fringe

Cut thin strips of tissue paper. Fringe the edges with a pair of scissors. Layer the tissue paper in rows starting at the bottom and working your way up the sculpture. Similar to shingles on top of a roof.

Avocado Pinata Fun

Avocado Pinata Fun

Avocado Pinata Fun
2020-05-19