Father Christmas from Bonsai Wire and Gauze Bandage decorated with Pom-poms

Father Christmas from Bonsai Wire and Gauze Bandage decorated with Pom-poms

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This Father Christmas is shaped from bonsai wire and then covered with gauze bandage. The figure is then painted with Plus Color craft paint and decorated with pom-poms.
Guide step 1
Step 1.
Shape the bonsai wire into a triangle with two feet as shown in this picture. It's easy to shape the bonsai wire and to cut it with an ordinary pair of scissors.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Soak the gauze bandage in water and let the excess drip off. Wrap it around the triangular shape. Do not cover the legs with gauze bandage.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Paint the hardened gauze bandage shape with Plus Color craft paint.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Attach the pom-poms with Sticky Base; attach a small blob of Sticky Base onto the figure and then place a pom-pom onto the Sticky Base. The small white pom-poms are used for the beard. Use the large pom-pom for the nose and for the top of Father Christmas's hat.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
Finish by attaching the googly eyes with Sticky Base using the same technique as for the pom-poms.

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