Making a Silicone Doll Bust (Casting & Painting)


If you already are a Doll Artist or Sculptor this class is a must-have! This is a basic introduction to making a doll in silicone, Learning how to make a silicone doll is the next step in doll making, you’ll be amazed by the realism and feel/texture of silicone. Our model will be a 1:6 scale bust made by me in polymer clay, if you wish to work along with me you will need to make your own doll head/neck (bust) preferable in polymer clay and have it baked it, no primer or varnish. We will learn how to make an easy mold of your original clay sculpture to be cast into silicone, then the whole process of painting silicone, the correct use of materials, and troubleshooting.

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Brush-on molds
  • Building the layers

Class 02:

  • Building layers
  • Thickening agents

Class 03:

  • Lock/key line
  • Finishing up the brush on mold

Class 04:

  • Starting the mother mold

Class 05:

  • Finishing the mother mold
  • Demolding original piece

Class 06:

  • Casting the silicone bust

Class 07:

  • Cleaning and preparing the cast for painting

Class 08:

  • Painting the doll

Class 09:

  • Finishing, painting and matting
  • Basic hair rooting

Bonus Classes

  • Fixing holes
  • Inserting Eyes

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Making a Silicone Doll Bust

Time table:
9 hours

Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Sculptors, art dolls artists, anyone who loves sculpting or want to start a new hobby or career. Prior experience in sculpting with clay is advised

Main objective:
Learn how to make silicone doll bust (cast & paint)


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