Interested in making a human head sculpture? Get step-by-step instructions for sculpting a human head with expert sculpture tips in this free art lesson video series.
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.
Sculpt a bust from clay in just a few easy steps! From initial materials you'll need to finishing your final sculpture, it's all right here in this free video series about art taught by expert sculptor Jorge Benlloch.
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.
This unique instructional slide show will show you how to sculpt tiny, delicate baby feet out of polymer clay. You will need polymer clay, sculpting tools, a paintbrush, and blush makeup. These guidelines can be used for sculpting baby feet on clay dolls. Polymer clay hardens in the oven, so it is convenient to sculpt baby feet at home.
Copper wire scorpion sculpture is designed by Daniel Burke of Torrington, Wyoming USA. He uses metal wire sculpture to bend this arachnid art.
This video demonstrates how to use Encapso K to create a lasting faux ice display. Encapso K is a soft, clear silicone rubber that perfectly simulates water. Learn how to sculpt mock ice for a beer bottle sculpture.
Making molds for vacuum forming
Check out this video for creating a one piece mold using a repro laminating system. This is a professional video not for beginners. The repro laminating system is ideal for working on medium-sized projects, this process is easier, faster, and more economical than the epoxy laminating system. This process can be used in automotive, mechanical, fine art and film special effects uses.
Check out this video to learn how to use the paste laminating system and three part mold-making techniques. This is an advanced process that is not for beginners. This process is for working on medium to large projects, this is a labor-saving process for those who need a large, strong tool in the least amount of time possible. This video also demonstrates three-part mold construction. This process can be used in automotive, mechanical, fine art and film special effects uses.
This excellent detailed video demonstrates how to create rigid molds with a fast cast urethane. Ideal for smaller models/molds with a flat side, fast-cast urethanes are widely used for their ease of use, low cost, and quick de-mold times. However, their use requires careful application of release agents. This process can be used in automotive, mechanical, fine art and film special effects uses.
Here is a fun project to do for yourself or with kids! This video will take you on a step by step journey to sculpt toy men from clay.
In this ceramics video series, you'll learn how to make clay sculptures from ceramics art expert Jorge Benlloch. He will teach you how to sculpt human hands in easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.
It's been a legendary year for snow art. First there was the Eiffel Tower penis. Then the crash-landed AT-AT. Then the beautiful snowdecahedron and the skull-shaped igloo fortress. Found on Unreality Mag, the latest newsworthy snow sculpture is every Star Wars-loving little kid's dream: an AT-AT "pony ride". Okay, so it's freezing cold. And it's technically immobile. Who cares. It's awesome.
As some of you may know, contemporary king of kitsch Jeff Koons exhibited at the French palace of Versailles last year. While the exhibition was embraced by many as an exciting context for contemporary art, predictably old fogies and critics of the art market balked.
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.
How to Make Lettuce or Cabbage from Polymer Clay for Miniature Doll House.
Garden of Imagination describes how to make a miniature candy bar for a doll house. First find a photo of the type of candy bar you want online. Once you find the image you want right click the icon and select "copy". Open a new MS Word document and paste into it. It should be too big so right click the picture and go to hyperlink in the menu that pops up. If the picture has a hyperlink remove it so you can adjust the size. Once the hyperlink is removed click on the picture and boxes should s...
Mosaics are a cool type of art. You can use mosaics to liven up your home or garden and they are cheap and fun to make. Check out this video for tips and instructions for making mosaics.
This video teaches you how to make glitter wands using a simple and fast method. For a wand measuring about 18 inches long, you will need a sheet of A4 printer paper, glue, 2 strips of 1 inch wide 2 ply tissue paper, a pair of scissors, black and gold paint, an old sponge and glitter. First roll the sheet of paper and stick it so you have one small end tapering towards a slighter bigger end. Stick tissue rolls on the rolled paper and seal off the ends by twisting gently. When the glue dries a...
This video teaches the secrets to sharpen a convex wood carving knife in simple steps. First find out how dull your knife is by cutting a paper or shaving hair on you hands. Now take a sand paper attached to a pad and start sharpening the ends by applying less pressure. Now try the sharpness of the knife, it will be better. Now take a double sided strop with sharpening compound and start rubbing the knife edge. After sharpening try the knife again, it should be good enough.
Looks good enough to eat. Artist Olle Hemmendorff was asked to interpret the Nike Air Max 90 for an exhibit.
Amazing sculptures by Peter Schuyff. Don't know about you, but they've inspired me to check out some wood carving tutorials.
Artist Marshall Astor has made a fully functional Rubik's Cube out of bronze. What? No differentiated, colored sides? How do you play? Apparently there's reasoning behind it. Astor gets deep:
Tim Hawkinson is an artist who truly inspires. The Los Angeles based artist creates complex, whimsical sculptures with simple mechanics and basic materials. One of his most notable pieces is the art-world-renowned "Uberorgan", a giant football field sized, fully-automated bagpipe, cleverly constructed with plastic sheeting and pieces of electrical hardware.
Thailand's own Stan Winston. Artist Kittiwat Unarrom's gruesome baked goods are mindblowing. I can't imagine rendering this level of realism in clay, let alone bread dough.
Don't toss that old LP! A few minutes in the oven and you can have a bowl that will be a real conversation piece. Watch this video to learn how to turn a used vinyl record into a bowl.
This animation shows the various steps taken when creating an RTV mold. First, risers are put on the part to allow air to escape from the final mold. A thin film is attached to the part, which will act as a seam for the final mold. A box is built around the entire structure, and it is filled with silicone rubber. Once the rubber has cured, the box and risers are removed, the mold is opened at its seam, and the original part is removed. Any type of urethane can now be injected in the mold to c...
Carve the face of a wax sculpture with the professional artist in this free sculpting video, covering how to sculpt eyes, lips, ears, and the nose.
Start to carve a human head from wax with a professional artist in this free sculpting video, covering tools, design, and how to rough cut a sculpture.
Love animals? Why not try making this fun dolphin sculpture! Part 1 of 13 - How to Sculpt dolphins in clay.
LX.TV host Lowell Pettit offers advice on the proper techniques to engage, understand, and appreciate sculpture at the Sculpture Center. Learn how to get more out of the next trip to a museum or fine art gallery by watching this video art appreciation tutorial.
This is a tutorial on how to make a shrimp from a drinking straw and a pair of scissors. This is a nifty arts and crafts project for the summer, or doing on the side of the road for money. Everyone will be astounded by your shrimp-making skills.
Learn how to make these buckminster fuller-inspired buckyballs from ice-cream cones, then deploy them in unexpected locations as a kind of biodegradable graffiti. this is a how-to video with original guitar composition by Julian Mock.
How to cast resin copies in RTV silicone molds.
This short video shows how easy it is to cast a toy figure or anything else that matter from a RTV silicone mold!
Check out these videos to learn how to cast simple polyurethane molds to for use in model-making, film special effects, fine art, and craft applications. This video does not cover making molds just casting in polyurethane.
This video covers creating a detailed professional surface cast mold for creating mechanical parts. Ideal for working on medium-sized projects, this process of pouring a high quality material around a lower quality core creates a highly accurate, yet economical part. This process can be used in automotive, mechanical, fine art and film special effects uses.
Learn how to make a mold of a face using Alja-Safe alginate. This is a great sculptural technique for casting faces!
Watch this video to learn how to make a glitter, metallic cast using Cast Magic. Make your own different metallic objects.