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.
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.
Need a use for a model tooth? Learn with this "Tooth Carving 101" tutorial how to carve a fake tooth from a bar of soap. One will need a small carving knife, a bar of soap and about thirty minutes. Your fake tooth with make for one heck of peculiar mantel piece.
ThreadBanger's Decor It Yourself shows how to made mid-century mod inspired wall art out of your leftover aluminum cans. Talk about a great way to recycle! Be good to the environment, while creating a three-dimensional metal sculpture to decorate your wall with a little soldering, cutting, and gluing. In the second half of this tutorial, learn how to make a mid-century geometric wall installation to dress up an empty wall.
Each & Every One of You (EEOOY) is a mock TV show pilot that teaches ordinary people how to make contemporary installation art. If these words strike fear into your heart or make you cringe with memories of seeing contemporary art and wondering what the hell it was all about, this show is for you!
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 edible arrangement turns a tomato into a beautiful rose garnish. This is cool to add to a table for Valentine's Day. You need a paring knife, patience and a delicate touch. This is a nice catering touch too.
This is the video showing you how to carve an apple into a edible duck fruit carving! Fruit carving edible arrangements is very popular in Asia and now, weddings in America.
Attention aspiring horror movie makers! Have an interest in making fake heads to use as your gory extras? BITY Mold Supply has supplied the world with this great tutorial on how to cast a silicone head or face from Gel-10 and Polyfoam. In the later half of this video, BITY lends great tips on how to paint your finished silicone face for a realistic look.
This video demonstrates the usefulness of the aluminum welding ice carving technique. The technique allows carvers to easily "Get Outside the Block" and create sculptures that are hardly limited by the dimensions of the ice block.
A short demonstration of using an electric chainsaw to split a large block of ice used for ice carving. This is a basic technique in ice carving. Boston-style ice tongs are also used. Demo by Dawson List IceCarvingSecrets.com He gives you the steps to making a block of ice the size you need to start carving ice sculptures.
This how-to video series is a step-by-step guide to molding fiberglass. These videos give a simple introduction to fiberglass mold construction, explained using a model aircraft cowling but the same technique applies to any fiberglass sculpture. The entire process is detailed from plug, to mold, to finished fiberglass part. Follow along with the eight steps: develop the plug, construct the parting board, lay up the mold, release the mold from the plug, prepare the mold for fabrication, lay up...
Trying to find a new use for old, scratched vinyl? This easy do-it-yourself project shows how to turn a record into a decorative bowl; just follow along with the step-by-step instructions in this video. You will need a record, an oven, a pot (unless you want to free-hand mold the record), and some cold water. Check out this simple craft sculpting project and learn how to make a bowl out of a record, but remember not to eat soup out of it.
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. When the monkey pieces are done baking, paint it and sew a little outfit for your cute baby monkey doll.
Add leaves and patterns to your mold! This how-to video shows you a way to create an organic design in your molds. Watch this video sculpture tutorial and learn how to design tile molds with leaf and different pattern imprints.
Watch this instructional video to make a one part silicone mold. Silicone molding is a simple and accurate process and will forgive many mistakes. You can actually smooth the silicone onto your object as it dries.
This three part instructional sculpture video demonstrates how to make a two part plaster mold. Make a plaster mold to make stop-motion animation puppets from clay models. A plaster mold can make casts out of almost any material. This model will be cast out of foam rubber with a movable metal skeleton.
Sure, epoxy is poisonous if ingested, an eye irritant, and probably carcinogenic, but you can still make a mask out of it anyway. The flexible quality of epoxy, allows to make an exact mold of your, or any desired face. Watch this video sculpting tutorial and learn how to make an epoxy face mask.
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...
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.
Refining and polishing a wax sculpture is key to finishing a realistic piece; finish carving a human head from wax with a professional artist in this free sculpting video series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sculpture, like many art forms, requires a variety of tools. Learn about the different types of sculpting tools with tips from an expert on working with plaster sculptures in this free art lesson video series.
Make your own wire sculpture! Learn how to make a lizard wire sculpture with the help of a professional in this free 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.
Looking for a sculpting project but don't know where to begin? Try this easy online art lesson where you'll learn to sculpt dancer figurines. Learn about detail, body positioning and more from expert sculptor Jorge Benlloch.
Looking for a fun sculpture project? Why not make your self a cat! In this free online art lesson on video, learn how to make a clay cat sculpture from expert Jorge Benlloch, including tips on shape, details, tools and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As you remove your prosthetic mold from the scridge, be careful to maintain the nice edge. Learn the basics of prosthetic makeup as our expert shows you how to create a witch face. Create a prosthetic mold of a witch - Part 1 of 21.
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.
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.