How to How to Make a Clay Winking Emoji

Emojis can be found on most smartphones and tablets in varying designs (depending on the OS). You can bring on of these emojis, the winking emoji, to life using clay. Read on to find out how.


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    Roll the yellow clay into a ball, then place it aside. You can form a proper ball shape by placing your hands on either side of the clay, and rotating them in a circular motion.
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    Flatten your black/brown clay. Place the clay on a smooth surface and press down on it until it is flat.
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    Carve the facial features. Take a plastic knife or scissors and trace out the shape of an eye (simply a small circle), winking eye (a thin arch), two eyebrows (also arches, but more curved than the wink), and smile (a thick curve).
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    Place each facial feature onto the yellow ball until it forms a wink face. It should resemble the image above (the iPhone version).
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    Bake the clay emoji as long as the clay package instructs. Once baked, remove from the oven and let cool. You now have made a clay winking emoji!

Things You'll Need

  • Yellow clay
  • Brown or black clay
  • Scissors
  • Plastic knife
  • Oven

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Categories: Clay Projects