You will need:
- 10cm polystyrene egg
- Dresden Tool
- Small rolling pin
- Sharp knife
- Small sharp scissors
- Cool boiled water / edible glue
- Food safe skewer / flower wire
- Circle cutter
- Large cone tool
- Small rubber brush tool
- Face mould
- Saracino modelling paste white
- Saracino modelling paste skin tone
- Saracino modelling paste bronze
- Saracino modelling paste Tiffany
- Saracino modelling paste black
- Pink powder colour
- Red powder colour
- Gold powder colour
Prepare the 10cm polystyrene egg and the tiffany colour Saracino modelling paste
Roll out the Tiffany modelling paste to a thickness as shown
Cover the egg with the paste. A small amount of water can be used to stick the paste to the egg.
Cut the excess paste from around the bottom using the scissors
With a plastic knife or Dresden modelling tool create some lines for folds on the dress
With a large cone tool enlarge the creases and smooth them out to give more natural look
Using your fingers form a neck on the top of the skin coloured cylinder.
Using the large circular cutter cut the ‘shoulders’ away from the skin coloured cylinder.
Stick the shoulders to the torso. Then stick the upper body to the skirt. Using a rubber brush and cone tool make details.
Using the rubber brush tool form the shape of the chest area
Using the end of your modelling tool shape detail to the throat area
Using your modelling tool form further detail to the neck area
Using the skin toned Saracino paste form a head / face using a face mould.
Attach the head to the neck. Insert a wooden skewer into the body.
Take white modelling paste and roll two balls for the sleeves.
Form the two balls into cone shapes as shown.
Fix the sleeves to the shoulders. Using a modelling tool or plastic knife form creases around each sleeve.
Using a modelling tool or plastic knife form a line around the top of the dress.
Using skin tone Saracino paste roll a sausage shape for the arms and hands. Cut the sausage in half as shown to give two arms.
Using your finger flatten the pointed end to form a hand.
Using a blade or sharp knife cut the thumb.
Using finger pressure roll to form the narrower wrist
Fix the two arms into the sleeves.
Roll out a piece of white paste and using a sharp knife cut out a crown.
Using a little water on the edge form the circular crown shape.
Roll out some black paste very thinly and fix to the face for eyebrows and eye lashes.
Mix red powder colour with clear alcohol and paint the lips with a small paintbrush
Roll out black paste to form the hair
Fix the hair to the head using a small amount of water if required. Fix the crown to the top of the head.
Using Saracino gold powder mixed with clear alcohol paint the crown gold using a small paintbrush. Using a soft brush and pink dust give colour to the cheeks.