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 creates a doll from start to finish with the focus on using paperclay.
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: July 1st, 2021
Course Duration: Approximately 8 hours - (4) 2-hour videos
What will Students learn? McKinley's sculpting techniques have become the dollmaking bible for paperclay and polymer clay artists worldwide.
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: 4 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.
Schedule of activities
|VIDEO 1 : Sculpting the Paperclay head (01:47:41)|
VIDEO 2 : Sculpting the hands and legs (01:53:36)
VIDEO 3 : Creating the body form, drafting the pattern, detailing and painting the head (02:02:39)
VIDEO 4 : Finishing painting, costuming and assembling the doll (01:54:59)