Paper Clay Sculpting and Puppets


Come explore the amazing possibilities when you combine paper clay sculpting and puppets! We will explore several types of clays and their pros & cons, all while sculpting a lightweight custom character. Paper clay is affordable and accessible, easy to use, non-toxic and paintable. Take your puppetry in a whole new direction by mixing mediums.

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Characteristics of Clay
  • Preparations & Design
  • Creating the understructure
  • Primary Shape sculpting

Class 02:

  • Sculpting secondary shapes
  • Incorporating a mold
  • Making custom glass eyes
  • Adding eyes
  • Mixing clay
  • Creating base texture

Class 03:

  • Making horns
  • Mixing more clay
  • Attaching horns
  • Creating webbing
  • Creating eyelids

Class 04:

  • Attaching webbing
  • Blending with paper paste
  • Attaching eyelids
  • Texture sculpting
  • Adding tendrils

Class 05:

  • Sculpting lower jaw
  • Attaching articulated jaw
  • Finalizing details
  • Detailing lower jaw

Class 06:

  • Prepping for paint
  • Paint
  • Blending
  • Details

Class 07:

  • Finalizing paint
  • Highlights
  • Party Paste
  • Shadows
  • Wax

Class 08:

  • Tinting Webbing
  • Designing hair
  • Skull shape modifying
  • Adding fur
  • Fabricating tummy scales

Class 09:

  • Attaching Tummy
  • Making arm rod
  • Attaching Paper clay sculpt to puppet
  • Sealants
  • Hairstyling
  • Iridescent scales
  • Final details

Bonus CLASS: Creating the Magic Dragon Lair puppet stand

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Paper Clay Puppets

Time table:
9 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Sculptors, crafters, Cosplayers, fiber artists, anyone who loves puppetry, sculpting, or want to start a new hobby or career

Main objective:
Learn how to create puppets using paper clay


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