Figure Sculpting Fundamentals
Hi! Now im done with my second project but this time i made a whole dragon instead of just the head. sorry for the quality of the pictures though. The cameras on my phone dosen`t have the greatest quality. Anyway i use air drying clay. Do you have any suggestions how i can make the teeth when the size of the dragen is too small. i tried with tweesers but it only got stucked on th tweezer, and it only fell off when i first made it. I also struggled to make the balance perfect. Do you have any suggestion to how i can do this without making the iron thread appearing?
Hi Andrew, I’ve got another question. I’ve tried to get into figure drawing in the past and it’s never stuck with me. I just don’t like the act of drawing like I do sculpting. I read somewhere that you need drawing skills to succeed as a sculptor and the very thought of having to dedicate a lot of time to a medium that I don’t really enjoy fills me with dread. Is there a way to achieve the same type quick and iterative practice in sculpting that you can get by sketching? Thank you
hi, is this course friendly for people who are sculpting digitally? I don't really have a place in my living space that I can use clay on, but I do have a zbrush license. Also how in-depth do you go into anatomy in this course? thanks
Hi Andrew, I have worked a while with this sculpture of Irina. Do you have any suggestions for how to finish it? My plan is to cast it afterwards.
Hi Andrew, is there a chart or diagram document that can be referenced for cranial units that you recommend or that is available for the course? It would be handy to have until I have them by rote. Apologies if they are somewhere and I haven't found them.
Hi! I don`t know where to post this so Im just sending this here Anyway. I saw your video about sculpting the Dragon on youtube and i wanted to give it a try. After bying the stuff i needed and after seeing your video several times i began. I had no experience about clay before i started this project and now im done. Im very satisfied myself but I want you to say what you think about it. What i should be better at to my next project and things like that:)
So proportions, whether choosing Hale of Richer I wonder where that half head or half cranium goes. In short people who appear to have long torso's and short legs, is it the half way great trochanter that is lower and then in people with long legs its higher reducing the unit length of the torso. Is it the pelvic region that is varying between half and one head height? How does the less high and wider women's pelvis affect the unit proportions when working from life models or models who appear to have large heads compared to there torsos? Just wondering how others adjust the generic proportions to fit working from life models?
Speaking of the PoseSpace photo sets, here is a sculpt I did recently based on one of the models. I took some liberties with the gown, but hopefully the figure has the same energy...
Andrew, will you be covering or can you cover in the future reductive sculpting? I sure still have much to learn on sculpting using clay, but I would like to learn how to sculpt by removing matter as well. What are your thoughts?
Would like to see all the lessons in one link, now it is not organized. Anyone having that issue?
Hi all. I tried sculpting for my first time, and I think I made a okay sculpture. (You can at least tell what it is). I think the front is good, but the back is really bad. I think it is too big, and I didn’t do a good job clearly showing the muscles. Tips, anyone?
How do you recommend warming the Chavant to make it easier to work with? My house is quite cool and it's very stiff at room temp. It also doesn't seem to warm up too well just in my hands, but they're also cold! Is it safe to microwave? Should I warm small chunks at a time and repeat as necessary? I also have a heat gun, but am not sure if I should just aim it at one end of the block or take off a chunk and warm in a bowl or something. Any advice would be appreciated! Loving the content so far, and thanks in advance!
Hi! I was wondering if this course would be helpful for digital sculptors too when it comes to fundamentals like gesture, anatomy, or sculpting techniques? I use ZBrush.