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 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!
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.
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.