Summer Cookout

The mini food craze continues..! But this time, it’s teeny burgers and hot dogs. It’s summer, why not?


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The plates were cut from the bottom of Dixie cups. (bathroom sized, not the larger ones) Trimming them down left me with a 1:9-ish scale plate.

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The soda cans were sculpted from clay, then brushed with a layer of silver paint.

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I need some more practice, but everything seemed to turn out all right.

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There was no way I was going to sculpt potato chips, so I ended up making them out of paper. I used pastels to color the paper before using a hole punch to cut them all out. So much easier!bbq_chips01

bbq_chips02I’m not sure what I’ll do with them exactly… but it’s fun! XD

6 thoughts on “Summer Cookout

  1. Love the mini food. I have a picnic table, too, but also no food. I keep meaning to dig some of my miniatures out and see what I can use for traditional size horses,

  2. Love them! I need to try making mini food! It looks rather simple and the results are awesome! Yours are very nice, the burgers look very realistic, as does everything else!

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