Create A Clay Figure
What you'll need
A Hunk Of Clay
Needle Tool Or Wooden Stylus
Shammy Towel For Clean Up
Form the clay into a shape like the model. Use fingers to smooth and use stylus to remove extra clay
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Start by pinching out a head.
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Next, use a stylus or cutting tool to separate the arms and legs.
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Use your fingers to smooth, stretch, and shape the clay.
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Try pinching a bit of clay to create the feet. Then bend, shape and smooth to balance the figure.
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Hands are more tricky! Be patient and take care to carve or separate the fingers. Cut gently.
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The basic shape is done! What details can you create? Hair?Facial expression? Fashion? Posture?
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Have fun making characters! The more you practice the better you get!
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Clean up with a shammy towel. Clay can be used again and again if you keep it wet!
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