Yesterday it was world book day, and at my school we all got read the book 'war of the worlds'. It was interesting, and clever and I recommend it for a quick read. Now, my school is hosting a competition where you have to draw one of the martians according to the descriptions. As I love to be different, I asked if we could make models, and the answer was yes, so here is a quick post to show how I made my plasticine martian.
Here is the armature, I made this quickly out of alluminium wire.
Then I put Epoxy putty on it, to secure it. That's great stuff!!
Now I made the big eye. I didn't follow the discriptions for this, there were meant to be two, but I like to be imaganative!! I started off with this half ping pong ball type thing from an old magic set.
I painted it and covered it in glue, to give it a shiny eye-y feel.
Now, I covered it in dark brown plasticine. It's cheap to buy and easy to use!!
Plasticine covering the tenticles...
...And on the head. I used alot of plasticine to meke the head.
Next I cut out a circle where the eye was to be, pushed in the eyeball, and made plasticine eyelids.
I then stuck the eyelids on, and smoothed them in.
Now all that was left is a mouth, so I added it on, and here's my finished model!!