Description: This video workshop is similar in detailed information as Bob McKinley's books: "Sculpting Dolls in Paperclay" and "Dollmaking: One Artist Approach". Watch and learn how he adds nylon hose and leather shoes to beautifully sculpted legs.
Media Category: Air Dry Clay
Course Type: Self-directed (refer to the FAQ page for full descriptions of each course type)
Special Category: Legacy Course (1994)
Course Format: Demonstration
Course Begins: March 15th, 2022 - Ongoing
Course Duration: Approximately 1.5 hours - (3) videos
What will Students learn? McKinley's shoe sculpting techniques have become the bible for dollmakers.
Instructor/Students interaction: NIADA Artist Bill Nelson will answer questions via emails
Skill Level: All levels welcome
Required skill(s): No special skills required.
Supplies and tools: No supplies or tools needed
Downloads: 3 videos
Disclaimer: While the early recording technology and resolution of older video recordings may not be on par with current standards, the techniques and information shared by these Master Artists are timeless and still relevant for today's students.
VIDEO 1 : Making the shoe pattern
VIDEO 2 : Using leather for the upper shoe
VIDEO 3 : Making heels and finishing the shoes
About this course
- 4 lessons
- 1.5 hours of video content
- Video downloads
Bob became internationally renowned for his dolls and teaching. He nurtured, and encouraged countless new talents. Much of the reason doll artists are such a sharing group of people is because of Bob’s example.
VISIT: Robert McKinley Portfolio
LEGACY COURSE: Robert McKinley Making a Beautiful Pair of Shoes
A masterful step-by-step approach to adding leather shoes to sculpted legs.
LEGACY COURSE: Robert McKinley's Dollmaking Workshop
A comprehensive teaching tool on Bob McKinley's step-by-step approach to creating a doll using paperclay.