Captain America’s Shield was a primary defensive and offensive weapon used by Steve Rogers. The shield that Rogers carried into battle was made of indestructible steel and was shaped like a traditional. heater shield. . Later, Rogers adopted his more well-known, disc-shaped shield which was made out of vibranium. Today we try to make the famous Captain America Shield at home with Paper Mache. Lets check it out
How to Make Captain America’s Shield at home with Paper Mache
- Old News Paper
- Indian Frying Pan (Kadai or WOK)
- Rice water
- Acrylic colours
- Hot glue gun
Follow these easy DIY steps to make Captain America Shield at home:
Time needed: 1 day.
- Soaking Newspaper
First step is to roll the new paper and cut the rolls into small pieces and soak them in water for 2 hours.
- Applying Soaked Newspaper to Wok
Take an indian frying pan (kadai), apply a little water on it and paste a layer of newspaper strips on it. Next, you need to apply rice water on Kadai to paste another layer of newspaper strips, repeat the step to make 3-4 layers of newspaper strips. Add as many layers as possible to give strength to the shield. Now let it dry under the sun.
- Giving shield shape
Once the base is dry, take it out from Kadai and paste the corners of the newspaper with fevicol for an appropriate shape. For final touch, apply a layer of fevicol inside the shield and leave it for sometime to get it dry.
- Drawing and Painting shield design
Post it is dry, draw Captain America’s Shield design on it with balck marker and paint the shield with Fabric colours.
- Provision to Hold the shield
Moving on to the next step, stick two elastic bands with a hot glue gun to make the handles so that you can hold the shield.
Hurray, your own Captain America’s Shield is ready. Try making this Shield at home and share your pictures with us on your FACEBOOK GROUP.