The students will learn to make a complete doll: sculpting and painting a face, hands, shoes, and a body/bodice. They will then learn how to put it all together, and how to costume the doll.
Media Category: The primary medium used in this course is air-dry clay.
Course Type: Student Choice (refer to the FAQ page for full descriptions of each course type)
Course Format: Full project
Course Begins: Ongoing, open to Everyone
Course Duration: no limits
What will Students learn? In this course Ankie Daanen will guide you in making a charming complete doll: The Girl from Paris. Sculpting, painting, and costuming instructions included.
Instructor/Students interaction: Answer questions via emails
Skill Level: All levels welcome
Required skill(s): No special skills required.
Supplies and tools: See full supply list (PDF download link)
Downloads: Lesson PDFs
Course Kit is available! EMAIL INSTRUCTOR for purchase information
Welcome in the course: How to make The Girl from Paris
Note before you start to make The Girl from Paris
What do you need to make The Girl from Paris
Sculpting the face from The Girl from Paris
How to paint the face from The Girl from Paris
How to make the hands from The Girl from Paris
How to make the shoes for The Girl from Paris
How to make the body/bodice for The girl from Paris
How to put the body together from The Girl from Paris
How to make the arms for The girl from Paris
How to costume The girl from Paris
Pattern for the costume for The Girl from Paris
About this course
- 12 lessons
VISIT: Ankie Daanen Portfolio
How to make The Girl from Paris
In this course Ankie Daanen will guide you in making a charming complete doll: The Girl from Paris. Sculpting, painting, and costuming instructions included.
How to Make High Heels
Ankie will show you how to make high heel shoes by means of videos and PDFs. You can make many different models based on a basic process.
Costuming with Ankie Daanen
In this course you can see how Ankie dresses up two dolls in her unique way, how she uses unusual embellishments in her costuming, how to make hats for your doll and also sewing instructions and in addition hundreds of costuming ideas.
Making Dolly Necklaces
In this class you learn how to make Dolly necklaces with Ankie Daanen as well as many ideas to create your own. It is a fun class with a quick result.
How to Make a Complete Clown
How to make a complete Clown. In this class you learn how to sculpt the clown's face, his shoes and the gloves. How to paint and how to put the doll together and how to costume him. A bonus lesson is included to convert your clown into a Xmas man.
How Books Can Inspire You
I would like to invite you to see what kind of books I have on my bookshelves that have always inspired me. Because you often need a 'trigger' to stimulate your imagination!
How to Make Mr. Ballwalker
In this course you will learn how to sculpt the face, hands and legs for a Mr. Ballwalker, and also how to paint and how to make his body, and also how to make the base form and how to costume him. So in this course you make a complete standing doll.
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