Make one elf or 100 elves as Christmas favors! This clay tutorial for creating these expressive elves has been translated to English based on step-by-step instructions written by Sandra Gomez and originally posted as 'Duendes Magicos' at Manualidades y Artesanias | utilisima.com
Materials used include:
Acrylic paint, red, flesh, green, blue, black and white
Styrofoam balls No. 3 and 4
Pre-tint** enough clay with the acrylic paints to make:
Red body, shoes and hat,
flesh-colored head and hands, and
a small amount for green stripes and buttons.
Begin with making the elf shoes......