Cheap Sculpture Challenge!
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Andrew Keith
Here here’s where you can post your challenge submissions for the first lesson, How to Start Sculpting on a Budget. If you want a chance to win the prizes be sure to submit your work before the 30th of June! Can’t wait to see what you guys create on a budget.
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Julee Davis
Budget: aluminum foil, packing foam, tape and paperclip .. $0 and last but not least...clay that I have had for several years, I believe it is plastilina clay?? So my goal was just to have fun and not to overthink this piece. I’m planning to work on some more for practice. But definitely a great place to start. Side note: plastilina is super sticky, try something more hearty, but mine was free :) Thank you Andrew for the opportunity to participate in this course.
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Paige Krämer
Day 3 - Proko’s 5$ #cheapsculpturechallenge  - FINAL submission - This was super fun, motivating and it gave me an objective. Tried my best to only have my outline silhouette viewing mode turned on. Have FUN everyone :)
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aristotle
Really nice work! I liked following the progress.
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Erin :-)
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I seem to be missing where to download the reference photos from, cam anyone attach them, please :-). Never sculpted before, looks fun though..... why not give it a try😏
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Parting Mist
I had it looking a bit better at one point but couldn't get it back lol, well, gotta start somewhere :) I used my hands and a little metal knob, knob wasnt working too well so it ended up being almost only hands.
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Carolyn Pratt
This looks good to me! I'd love to see more angles. I suspect a little more instruction and practice will make a big difference. It'll be fun to look back at this effort. Thanks for sharing!
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Sylvain St-Pierre
All i did in sculpting until now was a small foot, hand and an ear @sylvain.st.pierre_sculpture. I wasn’t ready to create a full figure or even a torso but i participated and happy with the outcome although it is far from what i i am aiming for. It took me 6 hours. Materials used: non hardening clay 5$ Shish kabab stick Paper clips Butter knife Left over electrical copper wire that i unshielded for the structure. Difficulties that i encountered: - structure to small (4.5 in) and not positioned correctly at the beginning. That prevented me from getting into places and forced me to reposition the structure with the clay on it. That messed up the form that i had to redo a few times. - After blocking in the form as best i could i went into details to quickly. Had to restart the details many times. Besides that i had a lot of fun and am anxious to do a bigger piece with good tools, after learning technical skills from Andrew Joseph Keith.
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Aaron Osofsky
It is sensuous, with lots of movement. How did you get the clay smooth??
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Marena Kehl
Lovely. Sensuous ( more so than the photograph, in my opinion). This looks like wax!
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Andrew Keith
Hey that’s a great job for a first assignment!
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Paige Krämer
Day 2 of How to sculpt on a budget. Not sure how far I want to push this one. FEED BACK is always welcome. ( I am here to learn ;) Note: Dollar store clay is very sticky..so it holds onto popsicle sticks a little to much. It’s soooo soft and mushy which reminds me of super sculpy when it is warm.
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Andrew Keith
Yes I also prefer a firmer clay.
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aristotle
Awesome work! As for the stickiness, I am having a similar problem with some of the cheaper clay I picked up. I have been sticking the sculpture in the fridge for a few minutes which both firms it up and makes it much less sticky.
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Paige Krämer
Proko’s 5$ Cheap Sculpture Challenge (Day 1) 1: $2 Clay (Dollar store) 2: $1.25 Alum wire (Dollar store) 3: $0 CD tray turn table (trash) 4: $0 Popsicle sticks (junk drawer) TOTAL: $3.35!  #cheapsculpturechallenge
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Andrew Keith
Very cool to see the resourceful materials!
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Alicia Rangel
CD tray turn table, that's a great idea! I have been wondering how to create a turn table on a budget. Happy sculpting!
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Cynthia Hickson
hi Andrew, i am sorry but confused ...purchased the course for sculpture where can I see it/?
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Andrew Keith
The course is coming out one or more lessons per week. That gives students time to do the assignments and submit them for critiques. Once the lessons are out they’ll be available.
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Wayne Lam
There is no courses right now but a bit of self practice he suggests, I think it is good to know the schedule of videos going to be upload or what contents will be up. My 2cents.
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pablo_peix
First project done (Jesse's torso) , so excited to keep up with the course!
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Thats pretty good ! I like it. is that your first figure sculpture ?
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N. Yeagy
Great job!
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Ke Sigerson
Here is my submission. Used the cardboard box my coffee is sent in and my fingers for tools. This is Jesse's eye and nose.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
wow that nose is pretty well done.
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Andrew Keith
Awesome! Challenging feature to sculpt for sure!
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Sue Bailey
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I’m confused… so, is this Day 1 (Week 1) of our Figure Sculpting class?
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Sue Bailey
Oh my, I appear to be very inexperienced compared to others. Oh well, no where to go but UP! Looking forward to learning! I also did a fox before I realized you meant “figure”. Both with a demitasse spoon.
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Andrew Keith
Yep! This first challenge is just to dip your feet in and create something fun that doesn’t cost a lot to have a record of where you’re starting from.
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Charles Tryon
Proko $5 Challenge - $2.80 Craftsmart Plastalina - $3.59 Al wire (craft store) - $0 broken off plastic fork - $0 stainless spoon - $0 left over wooden block - $0 old cake decorating turntable Best tool was the broken off plastic fork. Also, found that the back end of the stainless spoon ended up sticking the least to the clay, especially when my studio started warming up though the day and the clay got really soft! First time sculpting with an armature, which was interesting. Hardest part of the armature was getting her to stand steady. Perhaps I should have made the feet oversized and used two staples to hold them down, so the sculpture wouldn't flop back and forth. #cheapsculpturechallenge
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mklouis
Cheap Sculpture Challenge! I used a mechanical pencil and lead case as my tools, the clay is Craft Smart plastalina bought for $3.50! #cheapsculpturechallenge
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san chan
Hi, Andrew, here is my submission and the tools I used. Really enjoy it. Thanks for your assignment. ^^ Look forward to your new Lesson!
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Paige Krämer
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Are there any hashtags that we can use for this challenge at the same time on instagram. I want to post the progress on my IG. Should we post only the final result here?
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Andrew Keith
#cheapsculpturechallenge is the # to use! Yeah post to both!
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