How Do You Sculpt Out of Clay

How To : Sculpt dolphins in clay

Love animals? Why not try making this fun dolphin sculpture! Part 1 of 13 - How to Sculpt dolphins in clay. Sculpt dolphins in clay - Part 2 of 13. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Sculpt dolphins in clay - Part 3 of 13. Click through to watch this video ...more

How To : Sculpt a polymer clay pawn

This video tutorial sculpting tutorial series shows how to craft a polymer clay pawn chess piece. Follow along with the steps to build and embellish this chess piece with human-like detail. Watch these instructional videos and learn how to make a sculpted polymer clay pawn che ...more

How To : Sculpt a ceramic clay "stitched" serpent

If you would like to create the look of stitches or sutures on your clay sculptures, you will need the following: clay, a toothpick or sharp implement, and a cutting tool. Using a small amount of clay, roll the clay into the shape of a dowel. Next, roll it between your finger ...more

How To : Sculpt a ceramic clay sitting monster

How to Sculpt a Sitting Body out of Clay Roll a ball of clay into a rounded rectangular box. Picking one end to be the head, pinch the top of the clay piece so that it becomes longer and thinner, with the very end in a small, rounded ball, as in the shape of a neck and head. ...more

How To : Sculpt a purple clay electric eel

First of all take the clay and make a roll. Now keep rolling to form a roll that has one end large and the other end smaller at the tip. Now bend the roll upwards from the middle. Now take a match stick. Now use this to make a hole to make the mouth. Use to fingers to make the ...more

How To : Sculpt a clay cat and mouse digital camera cradle

Want a cool way to display your digital camera? It just takes a little clay and some time to make something really worthwhile, like this clay kitty cradle. Watch this video to see the basic steps to sculpt a clay cat and mouse digital camera cradle. This DIY clay sculpture is ...more

How To : Sculpt a clay eagle

Need a new sculpting project? Why not watch this video and make a clay sculpture of an eagle! Learn everything you need to know from materials to finishing your piece from expert sculptor Jorge Benlloch. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sculpt a clay eagle. Sculpt a clay eagle - Part 2 o ...more

How To : Sculpt a clay figurine

Create your very own clay figurine sculpture! This easy to follow online art lesson about sculpture will have you sculpting with the best in no time and is taught by expert sculptor Jorge Benlloch. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sculpt a clay figurine. Sculpt a clay figurine - Part 2 o ...more

How To : Sculpt In Clay - Sculpting the Feet 1

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure with clay. This is a deleted scene from my new DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com Most people have a hard time sculpting feet, hands and faces. Scu ...more

How To : Sculpt In Clay - Gesture Secrets

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure in clay. This is a deleted scene from my new DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com Here I share gesture secrets.

How To : Sculpt In Clay - Sculpting The Lats

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure in clay. This is a deleted scene from my new DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com Most people have a hard time sculpting feet, hands and faces. Sculp ...more

How To : Sculpt In Clay - The S- Curve In a Pose

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure in clay. This is a deleted scene from my new beginning figure sculpting DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com The key to gesture is the s- curve.

How To : Sculpt In Clay - Sculpting the Feet 4

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure in clay. This is a deleted scene from my new DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com Most people have a hard time sculpting feet, hands and faces. Sculp ...more

How To : Sculpt In Clay - Sculpting the Feet 3

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure in clay. This is a deleted scene from my new DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com Most people have a hard time sculpting feet, hands and faces. Sculp ...more

How To : Sculpt In Clay - Sculpting the Feet 2

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure with clay. This is a deleted scene from my new DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com Most people have a hard time sculpting feet, hands and faces. Scu ...more

How To : Sculpt a duck decoy from clay

Make your own duck decoy from clay by sculpting and using a mold; learn to sculpt a duck decoy from clay in this free video art lesson. Part 1 of 16 - How to Sculpt a duck decoy from clay. Sculpt a duck decoy from clay - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on exper ...more

How To : Sculpt an angel figurine from clay

Sculpt yourself a holy angel from clay, including fair wings, a gown, and glorious hair; learn how to sculpt an angel in this free video art lesson on sculpture. Part 1 of 16 - How to Sculpt an angel figurine from clay. Sculpt an angel figurine from clay - Part 2 of 16. Click ...more

How To : Sculpt a bird bath from clay

Make your own bird bath from clay, sculpting the slabs and firing it water tight for the summer; learn to sculpt a bird bath from clay in this free video art lesson. Part 1 of 14 - How to Sculpt a bird bath from clay. Sculpt a bird bath from clay - Part 2 of 14. Click through ...more

How To : Sculpt a bust with modeling clay

Sculpting can be fun! In this free online art video series about sculpture, learn how to make a clay bust, including hair, eyes, nose, shoulders, and mouth from expert sculptor David A. Clemen. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sculpt a bust with modeling clay. Sculpt a bust with modeling ...more

How To : Sculpt a baby statue out of polymer clay

This is a video sculpting tutorial on how to make a polymer clay newborn baby. Follow along with the step by step visuals and see the baby's features take shape. Learn how to sculpt a baby statue out of polymer clay by watching this instructional video.

How To : Sculpt a baby monkey out of polymer clay

Witness this step by step photo presentation of sculpting a mini monkey from polymer clay by Judy Dickinson. Bake the individual pieces of the face and body wrapped in aluminum foil. Delicately sculpt the monkey's arms and legs, leaving ball joints to sew on a fabric body. Whe ...more

How To : Sculpt a hairy ceramic clay monster

In this how-to video, you will learn how to create a hairy clay figure. You will need to mix basic clay to do this. Rub the clay into a ball and then shape it into the body of the creature. Do not work the clay for too long, as it will harden faster. Use matches to form the ey ...more

How To : Clay sculpting tutorial - Plato's iPad

Visit www.videos.studiorealism.com to see more about this body of work. This is part of an online art project about how technology changes the way we interact with our world. The technology is the art in the project. Not the sculptures. "Plato's iPad", sculpted by Adam Reede ...more

How To : Sculpt a pig in polymer clay

This video sculpting tutorial shows a high speed version of the process for building a pig out of clay. Beginning with an aluminum foil skeleton, pink polymer clay is slowly added on, molded, and finished to create a realistic looking pig. Watch this video sculpting tutorial a ...more

How To : Sculpt hands in polymer clay

Sculpting hands in polymer clay can be difficult. Clays like Prosculpt and Sculpey can be brittle when used to make hands without armatures. A mix of Puppen Fimo, Cernit and Fimo Mix Quick has proved to be strong thus far. Watch this video sculpting tutorial and learn how to m ...more

How To : Sculpt hair onto a claymation armature

The final humanizing step in building a claymation armature is the crowning step, the head of hair. As hair moves independent of the body, and is not a solid unit, it can be especially tricky to sculpt out of clay and to attach properly. Watch this video animation tutorial and ...more

How To : Make Clay Sculptures

In this ceramics video series, learn how to make terracotta clay sculptures from ceramics art expert Chitrotpola Mukherjee. Chitrotpola will teach you all about making clay sculptures including how to make multiple clay molds using dies, how to bake clay before glazing, how t ...more

How To : Make a clay trout sculpture

Is sculpting in your blood? Find out with this fun and easy clay sculpting project. Make a trout sculpture in just a few easy steps and learn about materials and more from expert sculptor Jorge Benlloch. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a clay trout sculpture. Make a clay trout scul ...more

How To : Start sculpting in Zbrush 3.1

If you've come home from a long day of work, you might just want to sculpt in Pixologic's Zbrush 3.1 3D sculpting software. So sculpt out of clay to practice the Zbrush 3D modeling program, don't work on Zspheres or an entire model, practice on sculpting. If you plan on being ...more

News : PDF by Drew Williams- Polymer Clay Wizard Shares All

This is a link to a PDF containing an incredible amount of free information. Drew Williams of Satyr Sculpting Studio gives away every part of the polymer clay sculpting process from start to finish. I know Drew, he and I shared a studio in grad school. Drew is not greedy or se ...more

How To : Make polymer clay beads for jewelry making

Learn how to sculpt simple beads out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, including s ...more

How To : Make mini potato chips out of polymer clay

Learn how to sculpt miniature potato chips out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, i ...more

How To : Make a Werewolf costume

Don't wait for a full moon to unleash your inner beast. Get your growl on with these tips on creating the ultimate werewolf mask. You Will Need * Petroleum jelly or lotion * A wig cap * Gauze suitable for plaster work * Plaster * Hot glue * A small sheet of craft foam, cut int ...more

How To : Trim a charger with Simon Leach

So you've got your clay thrown on your kiln and you're molding and sculpting away with those busy fingers. The charger you envisioned making in your mind is finally taking shape...sort of. While the general flat plate shape is appearing, there's a noticeable lack of contours a ...more

How To : Sculpt a torso in Zbrush from a Zsketch base

Having Zbrush on your computer is like having a limitless stash of sculpting clay. This video tutorial will teach you how to sculpt a torso in Zbrush starting from a Zsketch base. Zsketch is one of the coolest features of Zbrush 3.5, so take advantage of it!

How To : Sculpting fantasy miniatures

It can be intimidating to sculpt fantasy miniatures, even if you have some artistic experience. Working at that scale, every little mistake could be a disaster! But in this 15-part video tutorial, you'll learn how to make your mini figures turn out looking great, every time. ...more

How To : Duplicate diorama pieces with plaster casts

Watch this instructional video to make cheap molds for casting miniatures. You can then duplicate pieces for building your diorama or game terrain. Sculpt original forms using polymer clay, and layer on latex to make a cheap rubber mold. Or, you can use pre-made forms to press ...more

How To : Decorate glittery snowman cupcakes for Christmas

These little snowman cupcakes look so well sculpted and precise they almost resemble polymer clay. Each snowman is covered in a glittery finish (which is totally edible, FYI) and wears a cute as a button festive scarf. Check out the video to get the how-to on these Christmas ...more

How To : Take care of drying pitchers and pouring lips

Once you've mastered the difficult task of shaping and sculpting a clay pitcher into perfection, you must learn how to handle the pitcher once you leave it to dry. For the most part, the actual pouring lip must be kept damp as they dry. Watch this pottery tutorial by master p ...more

How To : Throw a large charger plate with Simon Leach

God knows we have enough mass produced plates and dinnerware sets out there, some high quality and others like the McDonald's version of plates - cheap costing and cheap looking. Finding the right plate can be hard, so why not just sculpt your own? Though not the easiest art ...more

How To : Troubleshoot Some Sculpting Issues

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure in clay. This is a deleted scene from my new Beginning Figure Sculpting DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com I show how to troubleshoot a problem. Th ...more

How To : Make a Sculpture Feel Alive Using Gesture

Visit www.studiorealism.com to see other tutorials on how to sculpt the human figure in clay. This is a deleted scene from my new DVD about sculpting clay figures, which can be found at www.studiorealism.com Gesture is the life of a sculpture. Get it right, and your sculptur ...more

How To : Make a two-part push mold doll out of polymer clay

For those doll makers out there who want to expand into the art show and markets scene, sculpting one of a kind pieces may be too time consuming. This video will hopefully help these artists will to stretch their expertise into making limited edition dolls. Watch this video do ...more

How To : Make a mini polymer clay hollow pumpkin for a doll

In this video we're shown how to make a miniature hollow pumpkin. First start with Sculpey clay, the color you want to use is sweet potato pie. Roll some out flat and wrap it around a large glass marble, cutting off the excess clay. Next cut a small opening at the bottom so yo ...more

How To : Make realistic claymation characters

As a beginning stop-motion animator, there's a lot of trial and error. What tools and materials do you use? How do you sculpt realistic clay figures? This video tutorial walks you through some of the essential materials, and demonstrates sculpting a torso out of Super Sculpey.

How To : Put a handle on a ceramic mug

When you're putting a handle on a mug, you need to think about the state of the clay of both the mug and the handle. The ceramic clay needs to be a bit harder and drier than right after coming off the pottery wheel or being sculpted, but not so dry that the clay won't stick. C ...more

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