Mini-Bunny Pattern for Apoxie Sculpt
This bunny sculpture was designed because the Baby Unicorn needed a friend, but the bunny would be happy to be your friend, too.
He’s only about 4 1/2 inches tall, but he has a lot of personality for his size.
However, you can easily make him bigger just by printing the pattern in a larger size.
The printable pattern (PDF) comes with complete instructions for creating your bunny’s armature with cardboard and crumpled foil. When the armature is ready, you cover it with a very thin layer of Apoxie Sculpt. I used one pound of the product to make this sculpture, and there was enough left over to make the Baby Unicorn, too. Click here if you’d like to make both sculptures and save $5 for the two-pattern set.
The bunny sculpture shown above was painted with chalk paint to give him a nice soft coat, but any acrylic paint will work just fine.
Watch the video to see the easy way to make those big black eyes:
To make this sculpture you will need:
- A small piece of corrugated cardboard, and some light card stock cut from a cereal box
- Glue stick
- A printer
- Bendable wire. 10 gauge armature wire or any wire that can be bent into the shapes on the pattern.
- Aluminum foil
- Glue gun
- Small piece of tape
- Latex or Nitrile gloves if you’re using Apoxie Sculpt.
- Sculpting tools (or find anything that works that you already have around the house.)
- Apoxie Sculpt or air dry clay. (You can find my air dry clay recipe in the Paper Mache Art Library).
- Acrylic Paint (I used chalk paint from Walmart, but you can use any acrylic paint.)
- Stencil brush (a cheap one is best)
- Sandpaper (optional)
- Matte acrylic varnish
You might also like these pattern for paper mache sculptures:
To see even more patterns for sculptures and masks, click here.
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