How to Make Your Own Otter Out of Air Dry Clay

Learn how to make you own otter with air dry clay! This simple otter tutorial was inspired by the wild otters in Singapore. While it’s illegal to keep a real otter as a pet, it’s way more fun to make your own pet otter!


First prepare the otter’s head


Make 2 smaller circles for the ears


Attached the ears to the otter’s head


Next we move to the nose. Make a cylinder shape as above


And stick on to the face


Then a smaller sphere for it’s mouth


and a semi-sphere for it’s nose


These are for the eyes.

step by step to make an otter

A little red color to fit in the mouth as tongue


3 thin tear drop shape for the otter’s hair

air dry clay otter tutorial

Now we got the air dry clay otter’s head done


Next we move to the lower part of it’s body. Make a shape as shown above


For the legs


…and the feet


make 2 notches as shown for the feet


Finish the otter with 2 hands and a tail


Don’t be stingy! Give the otter a fish!


Now you’ve got a very happy air dry clay otter. 🙂

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