Hello and welcome to a new crafting project where I'm attempting to sculpt an elephant using polymer clay! In this video I build the armature for this elephant... it's not much to start with but as this new video series advances you'll see everything thing that went into sculpting this!
This is a physical subject sculpting challenge for me (just like the Tiger's Face project) meaning I'm using an unknown artist's work as a "guide" to help me make this elephant. Normally a sculptor would take photos of the subject from many angles and then scale all the proportions down to much smaller (unless they're going for life sized!) One day I'll take photos of something and attempt scaling the proportions down but for now I'm doing this lol.
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Bronze sculptures: In the early century, Greeks and Romans popularized bronze sculptures as they were the masters in sculpting them. They had huge bronze sculptures of their gods, goddesses, kings etc. Initially wooden sculptures were made and then bronze sheets were fixed on them to get the desired sculpture. Once they found the wax sculpting, it became easier to create these bronze sculptures. In these techniques, clay is used to create the desired shape or figure and it acts as the mould, then the hot metal is p... Read Full Post >