snail lips made from small pieces of red clay
snail eye created from green,white and blue clay
wire used to secure eyes to snail head
Make the Snail Eyes and Lips
Shape a piece of dark green clay into a pea-sized ball. Next, make a flat disc shape out of white clay and press onto the green ball. Place a small blue circle of clay in the middle of the white area to create an eye for the snail. Repeat this process for the other eye (Image 1). Cut two small straight pieces of wire, each approximately 1" long. Stick these into the top of the snail’s head, leaving a little more than half sticking out (Image 2). Skewer the eyes onto the wire. Roll out two small pieces of red clay into log shapes with tapered ends. Put them together to make lips; place on the snail’s head (Image 3).