Clay Creation Workshop: 100+ Projects to Make with Air-Dry Clay
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Make all kinds of fantastic clay creations with lightweight, air-dry clay.
With Clay Creation Workshop's simple to follow instructions, you'll have a whole world of fun! Using super lightweight, air-dry clay (and focusing on a handful of simple shapes), you'll create an entire world of people, animals, scenes and more. From well-dressed dolls to mermaids and fairies, from cute kittens to prideful lions, from cupcakes to beads and bling, you'll create to your heart's content!
- 20+ step-by-step clay projects for figures, such as mermaids, fairies and dolls, and dress them up with dozens of outfits, crazy and creative hairstyles and accessories.
- 20+ step-by-step clay projects for animals, ranging from the everyday cats and dogs to exotic penguins and giraffes.
- Uses inexpensive lightweight, air-dry clay that is easy to maintain and comes in a wide variety of colors.
the lines will be opposite to the ones next to them. Let the ball dry. As the clay dries, sometimes it will shrink and crack along the lines but that often gives the balls a well worn look. MAKE A SOCCER BALL Roll twelve tiny balls because soccer balls have twelve spots on them: one on the top, one on the bottom and two rows of five. Flatten all twelve balls into flat spots. Roll one big ball. Press one spot on top and one on the bottom. Press five spots toward the top in a circle. Press
If you do, you’ll be able to create a whole collection of cute critters. So far in this book we’ve made a ball and triangle nose for the cats, a black ball nose for the dogs and a V-shaped mark for the rabbit’s nose. Now how about the mouse? If you’re familiar with cartoon mice and their noses, you may think that mouse noses are black, but they usually aren’t. The round black noses in cartoons are choices that particular artists made when deciding how to draw or sculpt a mouse. In real mice,
book begin with a ball shape because it’s the easiest shape to make and the most useful. It’s also the fastest way to get the clay smooth and to get the wrinkles out. When making shapes, first make a ball. Then you can quickly turn the ball into a teardrop, an oval, an egg or a rope. THE BALL All of the animals in this book start with one or more of six basic shapes. Learn to make a ball, an oval, an egg, a teardrop, a drumstick and a rope and you’ll be able to make all of the animals
muddy. Roll a ball and then an egg shape. Flatten it into a cone shape. STEP 3: MAKE MORE SPACE Press your fingers into the center of the cone to create a hollow space. Stretch the edges to make them thinner. STEP 4: ADD THE BODY PARTS Press the top over the pants and over the toothpick. If the top won’t go down far enough, use your thumbs to create a larger hole in the bottom of the cone. Then add the neck, arms and head. Making Accessories: Purses, Boots and Bows Every girl
in half. Place one half under each eye and one over each eye. STEP 3: PUT THE HEAD TOGETHER To make the section above the nose, roll a long egg shape that is narrow enough to fit between the eyes. Flatten the long egg shape. Press it over the muzzle and up over the top of the head. Add the flattened egg-shaped ears. Roll a small ball for the nose. Position the nose. Use a brush to shape it into a triangle. Use a toothpick to make nostrils and to open the mouth. Lie Down To make the