How to Sculpt a Ball Jointed Doll Character with Paper Clay

Original price was: $97.00.Current price is: $58.20.

In this class, you will learn the complete process of making this type of doll. This series of classes is oriented to those who have experience making art dolls/BJDs because the subject of the articulated character doll is quite complex and will not give much place (time) to explain in extended way subjects related to proportions of the body, and sculpture in general.

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Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • About the instructor
  • Materials needed and tools
  • The concept of a character
  • Drawing the design

Class 02:

  • Making foil core for everything (start with legs).
  • Adding clay (limbs first) and bake
  • Make the head
  • Making the torso

Class 03:

  • Finishing arms and legs
  • Finishing modelling the head (ears, etc)

Class 04:

  • How to make balls and molds.
  • Head: cutting open take foil out.

Class 05:

  • Adding principal balls (shoulder and thigh)
  • Mark and cut torso.
  • Add ball to torso, make it fit.

Class 06:

  • Mark and cut limbs
  • Add balls to arms, make it fit.

Class 07:

  • Trying on Arms
  • Add balls to legs and fit

Class 08:

  • Finishing the head with magnets

Class 09:

  • Fitting for a professional looking doll

Class 10:

  • Making hooks
  • Assembling the whole doll

Class 11:

  • Tips for a perfect ball jointed doll

Bonus Classes

  • Perfecting joints
  • Painting a bjd
  • Making Removable Horns

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Making a Ball Jointed Doll Character

Time table:
9 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Sculptors, art dolls artists, anyone who loves sculpting or want to start a new hobby or career.

Main objective:
Learn how to sculpt ball jointed doll character.



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