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Today I want to delve into the topic of sculpting hands. It's one of the hardest things to get it right when making dolls. And I completely understand why! I've sculpted dozens of hands and just about a year ago I finally got it right. So don't beat yourself up if they don’t turn out perfect every t

Justin Longbine
Armature Sculpture, Sculpture Clay, Sculptures, Sculpture Stand, Sculpey Clay, Polymer Clay Crafts, Clay Clay, Paper Mache Art, Paper Clay

In my last blog I gave you a method for creating a simple body armature for an art Doll. Today I want to talk about the armature that supports your sculpt. Let’s start with the obvious. Aluminum foil is without a doubt, indispensable as an armature for any polymer clay artist. It has an expansion rate of less than 2% w

Jessica Lane
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Wire Armature Device: When sculpting clay, you often need an armature.An armature is a hidden support, a kind of skeleton, on which the clay will rest. It brings you comfort while sculpting because it keeps everything still, avoids over-manipulation and then prevents dam…

Fawn Capps
Sculpting a BJD from air-dry clay: first steps — Nymphai Dolls Toys, Art Dolls, Fimo, Miniature, Crafts, Sculpting Tutorials, Sculpting, Doll Making Tutorials, Ooak Dolls

’m sculpting my second ball-jointed doll and I’ve decided to document all the process! A few years ago when I was just trying to understand how ball-jointed dolls actually work, there was almost no information about the topic. Now, people are sharing a little bit more on Instagram or Facebook groups

Amanda Moyes
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Make your own unique doll with our easy-to-follow guideWho doesn't love dolls? They're fun to play with and they come in a million different varieties. If you want to have your own personal doll, why not make one yourself out of clay? This...

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Since I started to create porcelain ball-jointed dolls, I’ve been fascinated with sculpting miniature features and getting them as detailed as possible. I feel like the hands, feet, facial features give so much character to the doll. But to get them right is always a challenge, especially if you scu

Alexeeva Olga
Armature Sculpture, Wire Art Sculpture, Plaster Sculpture, Paper Mache Sculpture, Polymer Clay Sculptures, Pottery Sculpture, Polymer Clay Art, Ceramic Figures, Clay Figures

Making an Armature for a Clay Sculpture: Here is a list of tools and supplies you will need, Armature wire (Aluminum wire 1/8 and 1/16 gauge wire) 2 part epoxy putty (JB Weld or Loctite Brand) Wire Clippers (Dykes) Pliers (regular or needle nose) Nuts and Bolts (10-32x1 / M4.8x25.4) …

Yvette Cuthbert