Creating Lifelike Figurines in Polymer Clay by Katherine Dewey
Tools & Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures
Katherine Dewey's expressive and elegantlyÂ detailed sculptures enchantÂ all who see them. With the magicalÂ medium of polymer clay and this book, you can follow in her footsteps.Â
Thorough instructions supportedÂ by more than 400 step-by-step color photos and 200 detailed drawings cover the entire processÂ of sculpting realisticÂ figures, from selecting clay and gatheringÂ essential tools to the basics of modelingÂ the humanÂ figure, to incorporatingÂ poses, facial expressions, ethnic and gender subtleties, costumes, and painted finishing touches. Easy-to-read maps of the figureÂ illustrate the landmarks of the body, while scale diagrams indicate the simple shapes hidden within the human form, as well as how to combine and model those shapes.Â
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