Beginners Guide to Sculpting
There are different kind of arts. And when you say arts it basically involves getting creative in all aspects. Today, a lot of people oftentimes disregard learning how to do sculpting. One reason is because working in three dimensions, especially in art, can be a bit daunting.
But that’s actually where things get interesting. For some it is just an innate talent, but for some they take sculpture courses for a reason: because it is the less road taken especially in arts.
Today, I will walk you through a few tips in learning how to sculpt with the use of clay. Let us check this out below!
THE BASICS OF SCULPTING
There are various clay used for sculpture, often times results also varies in the type of clay you are using. However, you just have to make sure that you are using the right clay for the type of output you wanted to achieved.
Choose Your Clay
Oil based modelling clay can appear redefined and is also tricky to use for sculpting that has details in the work. Polymer based modelling clay too is equally soft and can be baked in a household oven to fix your desired composition, although it might also be prone to cracking.
Envision Your Desired Piece
Before even starting, you need to make sure that you have already set goals on the piece that you wanted to achieve. It is ideal that you have a clear idea of how you want the final sculpture to look like. Make sketches and imagine viewpoints and projections.