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Bjd_wtf: Chapter Ten: Making Your Own BJD From Scratch

Bjd_wtf: Chapter Ten: Making Your Own BJD From Scratch
'I think they are too expensive. How do I make my own ball joint doll?' Firstly, it's not as easy as you might think to sculpt and cast your own doll, and it's definitely not cheaper. Hopefully you have some experience with both sculpting and casting but if not, the best way to learn is by doing. Last of all, sculpting and casting your own doll can be very rewarding. Whatever you do, be careful, follow product directions and Wear A Mask! If you want to learn from others, join the forum: The Joint. Note: many of the tutorials presented here are not BJD specific but instead deal with how to cast polyurethane resin or silicone molds. Classes, Books & Videos 4 SaleJune Goodnow Moldmaking & Resin Casting VideoDollmaking Classes by LumicastBJD making book'Yoshida Style' by Ryo Yoshida MaterialsThomas.NetSearch for suppliers in your area! I also recommend various Taxidermy or Modelers Forums as they often contain a lot of useful info and people you can ask questions about molding and casting. Related:  Sculpting Edu.

How to Sculpt a Face - Female Pg1 How to sculpt a face is always tricky at first. If you are struggling right now... don't feel bad! I was like you not long ago. Learning how to sculpt comes down to two things. Firstly, please take the time to read the article "Female Anatomy" and study the points about the anatomy of the female face. STEP 1: Roll an oval shaped ball of clay. STEP 2: Using your spoon tool or rounded tool slowly work in hollows where the eye-sockets should be. Be careful with this step. Using the rounded side of the tool will help with this matter. STEP 3: Note that the sockets are fairly deep. If you are unsure as to what depth to do the sockets, please read ahead before attempting it. STEP 4: When you a practicing how to sculpt a face, be sure to keep smoothing your work as you go. Continue on with this tutorial:How to Sculpt a Face: Steps 5-8 Return to HOME: Doll Makers Dream

Free Porcelain Doll Painting Tips - Jean Nordquist's China Paint Basic Features Aging Veins Mix equal parts of Eye Blue (19) and Rose Glow Additive (22). Apply like a wash into eyelid area, into wrinkles and over tops of hands. Feature Enhancer Add dimension around nostrils, ears, lips and lids by applying Feature Enhancer (18) in crevices. Feature Enhancer is also an excellent eye shadow, and interesting for hair color, lashes and brows. Freckles Use Dark Brown (4), Auburn (7) and Yellow Brown (6) alone or in combination. Painted Eyes Use Black (1) for the pupil, regardless of eye color. Painted Eyes - Highlights Use White (20) for highlights or for raised highlights use Raised Glaze Additive (32) on painted eyes. Tear Ducts, Nostrils, Finger Nails Tear ducts, nostrils and finger nail accents generally use the same color as the doll's lips, whichever red or pink tone that is. Intensity Intensity of application of any color paint can cause completely different looks. Color Tips Blotchy cheeks are often a result of color burning off when firing too hot.

Journal of DOOM - How to make a limb in super sculpey Journal of DOOM manaw manaw doo doo doo doo doo! manaw manaw. Previous Entry | Next Entry How to make a limb in super sculpey Feb. 19th, 2008 at 8:52 PM Please do not redistribute or repost. Current Mood: anxious Comments ( 37 comments — Leave a comment ) roxyk630 Feb. 20th, 2008 04:59 am (UTC) BUMBLEBEE! Link | Reply | Thread blith Feb. 20th, 2008 05:03 am (UTC) ohh this is better then some of the ones out there! Link | Reply | Thread kitsunechan Feb. 20th, 2008 06:29 am (UTC) Oooooh, I have GOT to get me some of those long drill bits.. Link | Reply | Thread batchix Feb. 20th, 2008 07:42 am (UTC) Once you start working on it, the super sculpey will get pretty loose around. Link | Reply | Parent | Thread hotaustinnights Feb. 20th, 2008 06:53 am (UTC) Nice! Link | Reply | Thread praxedes_osaka Feb. 20th, 2008 12:53 pm (UTC) Thank you! Link | Reply | Thread misssatori Feb. 20th, 2008 06:01 pm (UTC) NOODLY NOODLY NOODLY killed me. Link | Reply | Thread Feb. 20th, 2008 10:39 pm (UTC) Link | Reply | Parent | Thread hi!

BJD Making from scratch by ~TherieKardie Learn to sculpt a miniature polymer clay rainbow trout, by Artisan Kiva Atkinson Close-up images of materials neededEnlarge picture of basic supply requirements 1. Condition your white and translucent clays separately, then depending on how many fish you want to make, add a small amount of white to your translucent and blend. Set aside a small amount for the fin that is just behind the gills. 2. 3. If you don't want laughing/smiling fishies, make that mouth at a downward slant. 4. Remember, this is the quick and dirty way of making fins, but if you prefer to make separate ones to attach to the body, you can absolutely do that too. 5. 6. 7. You can "re-gape" your fish's mouth if it closed again. 8. 9. 10. If you don't have a micro brush, no worries. This is the another step that can get a wee bit messy. 11. Bake your fish according to the directions on the clay package. The fish in step 11 will appear to have really defined pink stripes, but rest assured, in real life, I make them a lot more blurred. 12. Here's the finished fishies.

Polymer Clay Sculpting Tips and Tutorials 1: Keep a wet washcloth or wet wipes (baby wipes) on hand to keep you hands clean while sculpting. Any little piece of dirt of pet hair your hands pick up will stick to your sculpt. 2: Get a lazy susan, it’s a simple thing but being able to turn your sculpts easily is really helpful. 3: Mirrors are your friend. 4: Smooth out your polymer clay using isopropyl alcohol. 90% will smooth more aggressively than 70%. 5: Get a pasta machine. More tips can be found here.

Doll Makers Dream- How to Make Your Own Dolls Tutorials | Noadi's Art Here’s some tutorials that I have written. More will come as I finish them. Sculpting Tutorials – Sculpting Tutorials on Squidoo – Jewelry Making Tutorials Selling Artwork – Other Art and Craft Tutorials – eCrater Tutorials – Other Tutorials Sculpting Tutorials Creating a Balancing Sculpture Armature How I create balanced armature for sculptures like Odin’s Runesong.Quick Tips for Sculpting in Polymer Clay List of simple ideas for sculpting. Sculpting Tutorials on Squidoo Jewelry Making Tutorials Using Ice Resin to Create JewelryHow to Make a Press Mold for Polymer Clay JewelryMaking Polymer Clay Jewelry Tutorials about Selling your Artwork Other Art and Craft Squidoo Tutorials eCrater Tutorials Other Tutorials Game Art and Design Tutorials This is a page with all the game related tutorials.

How to make doll house miniature breakfast from Polymer Clay, by IGMA Fellow Betsy Niederer Before you start working with clay, please wash your hands – even if your hands look clean you’d be surprised how much dirt can be on them, and it will show up in your white clay. I also dust my hands with cornstarch or talc powder after washing and drying to get rid of any excess moisture, as well as bits of dust. Preheat your oven according to your clay directions. If you are using the new Fimo® formulation, please make sure that you check the baking temperature as this is lower than previously. 1. You'll only need a little bit of the orangish yellow, so you can mix up the amount that you want using the proportions below. 2. 3. 4. 5. The objective about the egg whites, you want them to be more on the translucent side. 6. 7. 8. Remember that yolks are not always centered in fried eggs, so position some yolks off to the side, and some in the center of the white. 9. 10. Baking the eggs: Bake your eggs according to your clay's baking temperature and instructions. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

Glynnis Lessing » teaching You are currently browsing the teaching category. Hand-built plates by Kip O’Krongly Just a few of the women potters of Northfield were able to gather at Kip O’Krongly’s studio this past week to watch her demonstrate how she makes her wonderful handbuilt terra cotta plates. My first caveat in this tutorial is that Kip works with Terra Cotta and additionally, it is a custom recipe of hers. What you will need: A file folder or other heavyish card stock for templates Cutting tool like this or a needle tool Rolling pin and 2 ¼ “ thick sticks or a rolling pin like Kip has with rubber washers that set the depth or maybe a slab roller And an extruder that looks like a calking gun. Banding wheel(s) Scoring tool Water Yellow rib A beveling tool with a rubber tip Here we go: Kip took about a pound of clay and began to roll it out with her special rolling pin- I think she said she got this from a kitchen supply store- it comes with various sized removable rings- what a great clay tool, right? e x p a n d .

Learn to sculpt 1/12 scale dollhouse miniature apples with Italian Artist Barbara Dezza Close-up images of materials neededEnlarge picture of basic supply requirements 1. Mixed equal parts of white and translucent clay. Enlarge picture showing clay mixture 2. This is the color that you want! 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. You have completed making green apples. In the following steps, you will learn how to take the apples that you just made and create variations including, a half apple, apples slices and core apples. But before you begin, you will need to cure the apples you just made for at least an hour or place in the refrigerator for around ten minutes. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28.MAKE APPLE SLICESCut the apple in four equal parts. 29.CORE AN APPLESelect a solid apple. 30. 31. 32. 33.WHOLE APPLE WITH CUT PEELTake a whole apple and with the point of the blade, you can peel from the top just like you would do with a real apple. Italian Translation. Reproduced with permission from Barbara Dezza.