Use alginate to make a mold and cast of an arm. Watch this video for a detailed list of needed ingredients and step by step instructions on how to do it yourself. This is a good technique for sculpture or special effects.
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.
If you don't have the patience or the tools to root hair, you can use paint instead! This tutorial is primarily for reborn doll artists who want to learn how to use Genesis heat set paints to replicate the look of real hair on their baby doll head. You will need: your doll head, a palette, Genesis heat set paints in your chosen colors, a few paintbrushes and some soft makeup sponges. You will also need a little paint thinner and some water.
In this video, we learn how to recycle plastic bottles to make hanging art. First, cut the bottom off of the bottle and then cut it in half. Then, cut the other end off of the bottle as well. After this, you can grab the bottle and start to paint your choice of color all over it. Use different colors and transition and blend with them. Lay these on one side to dry when you are finished. When you're done with these and they are completely dry, you can use them to decorate around your house. Th...
In this two part video you'll learn the complete process for casting duplicates of a miniature figure. How to make the rubber mold in two parts and how to cast the miniature duplicate. A two part mold is the kind of rubber mold you make for complex minis like figures, warriors, wizards, dwarves etc. You'll learn everything you need, and exactly what to do to duplicate your own miniature fantasy characters.
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...
Interested in making a rabbit sculpture? Get step-by-step instructions for sculpting a bunny rabbit with expert sculpture tips in this free art lesson video series.
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.
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 video sculpting tutorial shows how to make a mold out of plaster. The mold demonstrated is subtractive, requiring an initial sculpture that the mold is based upon. This original clay sculpture can easily be duplicated by making a plaster mold. Watch this instructional video and learn how to sculpt a one part plaster mold.
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 make hands out of polymer clay.
Here is the first attempt to make a scorpion on video using copper wire bending.
Copper wire scorpion sculpture is designed by Daniel Burke of Torrington, Wyoming USA. He uses metal wire sculpture to bend this arachnid art.
Learn how to make a mold of a face using Alja-Safe alginate. This is a great sculptural technique for casting faces!
This video segment will show you how to make a simple mold using TAP Latex Mold Builder.
Working with clay is one of the most satisfying and relaxing hobbies. Watch how expert Jorge Benlloch goes step by step showing you how to sculpt the head of a horse.
Hold the repulsion- we're talking art, not lice. Seattle artist Adrienne Antonson makes tiny insect sculptures with recycled human hair and glue, and they're pretty spectacular.
Apparently IKEA does not sell matches or lighters, so Helmut Smits was forced to improvise. Titled FLAMMA, this conceptual art piece is outdoor survivalism for the resourceful yuppie set.
Had enough of cookie-cutter cookie cutters? Make your own! It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this DIY guide from Threadbanger can present a complete overview of the process in about three minutes' time. For complete instructions, and to get started a-makin' your own cookie cutters, watch this video guide.
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 eyes. Once the form is complete, move on to the hair. Use a different color clay for a great visual effect. Make the clay into long strings. Once they are done, cut them with a clay knife to form small dots. Rub these dots...
Put your imagination into solid form by working with clay. Now all you need is the clay. No need to buy it at the store when you can make all the clay you like at home. Clay is a fun medium for adults and kids to work in.
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.
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.
Love animals? Why not try making this fun dolphin sculpture! Part 1 of 13 - How to Sculpt dolphins in clay.
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.
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 and learn how to make a pig figurine out of polymer clay.
This video tutorial is a quick run-through on the process used to make a plaster mold from a skull, and then a couple casts from it.
This video tutorial shows how to use Smooth-On's ReoFlex urethane mold rubber to cast a simple 1-piece block mold. Learn how to mix, pour, form, and create a one piece mold to create duplicates of an original object.
This instructional video shows the simple steps for how to cast a cavity pour mold with Mold Max 30 RTV Silicone Rubber. Learn how to make the mold and make duplicate models of statues, sculptures, or figures, with this casting technique.
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.
This sculpture and candy making video will show you how to make your own sculpted silicone candy mold. This process uses Sculpy/Fimo, Amazing Mold Putty, and white chocolate for casting custom candies! This video is really good for ice cubes and jell-o too!
Improvised igloo building on the Vermillion Lakes outside Banff, Alberta, Canada, using a recycling bin, a toboggan and tools from the local hardware store.
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.
Check out this detailed video that covers how to mass cast an object with no flat sides. This video is only for very experienced mold makers or the particularly ambitious. When mass casting a part without a flat side, you must create a two-part mold. We create a two-part silicone rubber mold with a clean parting line and then cast the part with Repro. This process can be used in automotive, mechanical, fine art and film special effects uses.
Watch this video to learn how to use Rebound 25 brush-on silicone rubber to make a mold. This two part video series is very detailed and helpful! You could make a mold of anything you choose!
This video segment will show you how to cast embedments in clear polyester resin.
Learn how to sculpt a mask using 'slab construction' techniques. I use mixed studio clay from scrap. A small segment about ear placement and animal perception are included in the video.
This is an example how anyone can make their own ice sculpture without having it hand carved! All you need is... a ton of fancy equipment!
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 an owl figure in easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.
In this video series Mark Kooy is going to show you how to make wire sculptures and use braising techniques and tools.