You will need
- - beaded two to three shades;
- - thin wire.
Start to weave the dragon of the bead from the head. On a thin wire type with an odd number of beads, place them in the middle. Guide the wire through half of the beads so that the ends were on either side of the nose of the dragon.
Next, braid the head of the toy, while performing upper and lower parts. Wire every time you get in the middle of the product. Gradually increase the number of beads, forming the head of the dragon.
At a distance of 4-5 rows from the beginning of weaving wire string on 2 beads of a contrasting color to make eyes. After several run ears of three additional beads on both sides of the head.
Continue to braid the neck with the same number of beads in each row. During the transition to the body of the toydragon from the beads gradually add the number of beads.
In the process of weaving tightly fill the product with synthetic padding. This will make a toydragon from beaded hard and she will not lose shape.
Weave the dragon's back and stomach, which can be performed by beads of a different color. The tail gradually reduce the number of beads. The tip of the tail, weave the first two beads in the row, finish with several rows of the same beads.
Separately weave front and back paws, starting with the claws. Limbs do not have to do volume. Wire attach the legs to the body by threading it through the beads.
Weave the wings of a dragon. To do this, from the beads of the main color, do the backbone. Weave four long "bone", United at the base, consisting of a single bead in the row. From them proplatit two short bases of the two beads in a row, connect them together with zigzag.
Weave the membranes of the wings beaded lighter shade. Will fill the places of the bends of the wings. Wire, attach the finished wings to the body of the toydragon.
Advice 2: How to make a Chinese dragon
According to legends, the Chinese dragon is born once in a thousand years. And his birth is accompanied by revelry of elements. However, the Chinese believe of the Chinese dragon , a symbol of good, he loved and honored everywhere.Chinese dragons live in lakes and rivers, so closely associated with water. Dragons come in various colors: red, blue, green, yellow. The most important dragons yellow. Yellow color means and their age – 1,000 years. On the head of a dragon always has a lump, with which he can fly without wings.
In General, the dragon in Chinese mythology, a place of honor. It brings good luck, good wealth. In his honor, arranged numerous holidays. And of course, no holiday is complete without a paper Chinese dragon. And to make this not difficult.
Draw a head of a dragon on a sheet of thin white cardboard. Cut it, paint and decorate with all sorts of feathers, sequins, beads, decorative scales.
Draw the tail of the dragon on a sheet of thin white cardboard. Cut it out and decorate like head.
Take a sheet of thin colored paper, fold it in half lengthwise and cut. Fold the resulting strip in a small accordion. Glue each on top and bottom to make the trunk of the dragon.
Glue head and tail to the body of the dragon. Draw two long, thin wooden splinter, straws or sticks, glue them to the head and tail of the dragon. Now, fingering the wand, make your dragon to move.
The size of your dragon may be different, as well as material production.
On many holidays the Chinese dragons are made in the form of so-called "human dolls". Inside a doll placed people, which causes it to move. Some dolls dragon can accommodate up to 10 people. These dragons are made of wood, silk, metal. For decoration sometimes uses real gemstones.
Advice 3: How to make a dragon head
The dragon is one of the Central figures in Chinese mythology. At the Chinese theatre, the point guard on the scene of various episodes of popular myths, there is an unusual image of a dragon, which is sometimes assembled from parts of different animals. Like most of the theatrical masks, the mask of the dragon is very bright, graphically. It is characterized by the use of contrasting colors – red, yellow, black, white. Large dragons with long colorful tails that are managed by multiple people, are an integral part of folk festivals in China and popular in many countries.
You will need
- - lots of wire of medium thickness;
- - old Newspapers or junk, cotton cloth/ gauze;
- - PVA glue, diluted in half with water;
- - colors.
- small feather boa;
- color plastic plate;
- - glue gun;
- sequins/metallic spray paint.
Make a wire frame of a large ball. Having determined the size of the head of the dragon, wrap the wire around an imaginary sphere, leaving open the lower part of the frame to inside the head of a dragon could fit head and shoulders of a person. Thus wind more wire on the surface of the globe was not large holes.
On one side of the resulting ball, make holes for eyes of the dragon, extending the wire. Squeezing the ball with your hands, give it the shape of the head of the dragon: splyusnuta it on the sides, make a more convex region of the nose, eyebrows, pull forward the upper jaw (resembling a duck bill). For a greater volume of parts available frame to build another wire.
When the shape of the frame satisfy you, glue it with pieces of torn Newspapers or strips of thin cotton cloth, thoroughly soaked them in white glue diluted in half with water. The first layer of papier-mache dry for about eight hours.
Glue the head of the dragon second layer of paper or fabric. Allow the product to dry. Two layers of papier-mâché enough for the head of the dragon was strong.
From cardboard cut two semicircular ear of the dragon. Glue them on the head using glue gun.
Paint the head bright colors paints (gouache, acrylic). The head can be decorated with any intricate patterns. Using contrasting colors highlight the individual traits of the muzzle of the dragon – eye sockets, nose, cheekbones. Also some part of the head you can glue the shiny adhesive tape.
Of bright plastic plates cut to the eyebrows of the dragon and glue them above the eyes with glue gun. Stick also thin feather boa (white or color) along the upper jaw and the zygomatic arches of the dragon.
Eye socket seal inside a thin black cloth or fine mesh through which to see well. To make the eyes, glue the black fabric circles from thin felt or cardboard. Draw the pupils. Chinese dragon may have long eyelashes which can make the improvised – paper, thin plastic, colored wire.
If you want to make a movable lower jaw to your dragon, then take a wire of suitable size semi-circular frame and obtyanite it with cloth, glue or papier-mache. Attach lower jaw to head using wire.
Paint the lower jaw with red paint, glue along the edge of the boa. Draw or glue the dragon's large teeth. Enhance the image of the dragon final touches – sometimes spray paint metallic colors, sequins.