In this 3-day watercolor portrait online workshop, participants will learn the basics planes of the human head and evaluate pigment choices for a variety of skin tones. Make your next masterpiece by taking this watercolor portrait online course. Over 9 hrs of pure instruction by Watercolor artist Colleen Reynolds.
In this course, we will demonstrate how to make 3 different polymer clay pendants: a big-eyed chameleon on a leaf, a tropical tree frog, and an exotic goldfish. Students will learn how to blend the clay and shape each animal, how to add texture and attach all the features. We will also provide tips on ways to help strengthen the pendants, and ensure they hang properly. We’ll also discuss paint options and other embellishments. Join us for this fun and educational Animal Pendants in Polymer Clay online course.
Join us for this fun, fast pace course as we go step by step through the process of making a fully posable Fantasy Fox, Art Doll. You’ll see how to sculpt the head, and paws of our fox in polymer clay. We’ll cover how to make, attach, weight and pad the dolls unique posable armature. Finishing it all off with pizazz and character through coloring faux fur, pelt patterning and sewing your doll.
This course will consist of many segments! This will be a course for an experience level or beginner ready for some different techniques. How to create and design your own basket. We will discuss needs, inspiration and design preferences. Techniques that will be taught: Filled in solid bottom, Twill weave, Triple twining, French randing, Crisscross zig zag, Cross stitch, and much more!
Creating Look-Alike Puppets Learn to make puppets that look like people you know. You’ll learn techniques for identifying and creating the shapes make up an individual’s facial features. Then you’ll learn how to reproduce those shapes three-dimensionally in foam rubber and fabric. Understand the differences between a likeness and a caricature. You’ll also learn how to create unforgettable faces that burst with expression and life.
In this Paverpol course we will build a Heron sculpture from beginning to end. Is your yard a boring landscape? Imagine a 4 ½ foot heron standing in your garden, keeping watch over your flowers and vegetables in the summer, and providing beauty all winter! This online Paverpol class is a great way to take some time for yourself, or get together with a friend for a fun experience.
In this how to Carve on Glass and Stone Course online class, Jack Hoque will teach his techniques and tools he uses to cut, carve and polish semi-precious gemstones and glass into freeform shapes with polished grooves and bubbles. These cold working techniques (also known as a form of lapidary) will help you create one of a kind pieces that will definitely set you apart from the rest!
In this sculpting course, we will show you how to sculpt a toddler-aged baby in a crawling pose. She will have little angel wings coming out of her back made from feathers and other mixed media. She will measure about 5-6 inches long (when measured as standing) and between 3-4 inches as we sculpt her into her crawling pose on all fours. We’ll show you how to sculpt a face, give her life-like eyes, and how to sculpt each part of the anatomy, including tiny little chubby hands and feet. She will be full of detail, down to her tiny toenails. This little fairy is a one of a kind art doll and these are very popular to make. Babies and fairies are favorites for everyone, and to combine them together is a real treat. This sculpting course has 10 classes.
Join mixed media artist and author, Rogene Mañas for a fun 3-day onlone workshop creating dimensional wall art with paper clay. Create bas-relief images that have the look of carved wood and leave people wondering how they were made. Paper clay is an easy-to-use, air-dried clay that holds amazing detail, is non-toxic, and does not require baking or firing. It comes out of the pack ready-to-use and is available at most art supply and craft stores. This unique and innovative process is fun, flexible and forgiving, making it perfect for beginning and advanced students alike. Another amazing art course online!
In this Fiber Clay Sculpting Class, you’ll learn to make a bird out of Fiber Clay, an easy to use medium that doesn’t have to be fired. I use only four shapes, a ball, snake, potato, and pancake, to teach you to create sculptures you’ll be amazed you built. You’ll learn to put together simple armatures using all kinds of materials to use as the foundation of your piece. You’ll even learn how to finish your piece to make it look like a bronze!
Learn how to make beautiful and creative fused glass art using bottle glass, molds and a kiln. Bottle glass is an inexpensive alternative to art glass that is also great for the environment. This fused glass course will take you through the absolute basics, including what tools you’ll need, all the way through multiple, increasingly complex projects. In this fusing glass course we will cover making fused glass art from whole bottles, two ways to cut bottles, how to make sheets of glass from cut bottles, fused donuts, fused bottle bottom molds with embellishments, kiln formed recycled glass beads and jewelry, Fuse and Fold animals-including two exclusive designs available only through this course. We will also explore how firing schedules work, what is happening at each stage and how to adjust your firing schedule. We will spend time reviewing common glass fusing problems and how to solve them.
Ever wondered how polymer artist Melissa Terlizzi sculpts her whimsical frogs and toads? Here is your opportunity to find out, as she shares with Mondo Makers all the techniques and tricks to making a big green bullfrog! In this 3 Day sculpting course, Melissa will not only demonstrate how to make the frog, but will also create a raised pond for it to sit in, elevating a simple “sculpt” into a story-telling piece of art. With swamp-tastic bonus classes also planned, this course is a must for anyone who loves creating animals out of polymer clay, and enjoys getting carried away with color and detail. Great course on polymer clay!
Get your hands on some polymer clay and learn how to make your own colorful dragonfly notebook cover. We’ll start with a white sheet of clay and we’ll go together through the entire process – from sculpting to painting – until we end up with a magical piece. You’ll learn how to make all kinds of textures, how to combine colors to create eye-catching contrasts, why small details matter and how to make a complex design out of simple things. We’ll talk about colors, play with mica powder and acrylic paints, over-use the word ‘tiny’ and also eat a lot of chocolate during this whole time! And we’re not stopping at the front cover! We’ll also create the back cover and the spine to have the whole notebook covered in magic and bright colors. We’ll work with tons of details, so don’t forget to bring your patience!
Learn how to create beautiful beaded flowers using the French Beading technique. You will learn: Basic Framing, Spikes, Loops, Loop around Lacing …and much more! All while creating gorgeous flowers that you can use for decor, head bands and art pieces! Come make a whole garden of French beaded flowers. No French necessary.