Clay Modeling in the American Western Tradition

American monument sculptor Edward J. Fraughton shares with you his knowledge of modeling and sculpture handed down to him from great American sculptors of the past in the tradition of Avaird Fairbanks and Frederic Remington. In this valuable series, Ed will show you his approach based on concepts of design, composition, and working mainly from imagination with subject matter ranging from the portrait to animal studies.

5 Lessons 29h 21m 30s of videos

Level 1

In this video lesson master sculptor Ed Fraughton sculpts a life-size portrait from the model using sulfur-based clay. You will learn how a seasoned master approaches the head including basic anatomical considerations and a logical approach. You will get a unique insight into Ed’s working habits and thought processes as he builds the sculpture from […]

Level 2

In this video series master sculptor Ed Fraughton creates sculptures of animals almost entirely from imagination. You will gain a unique insight into the thought processes and working habits of a seasoned master sculptor. In this video lesson Ed Fraughton creates a galloping horse, full of movement using oil based clay. Materials Chavant Le Beau […]
In this video series master sculptor Ed Fraughton creates sculptures of animals almost entirely from imagination. You will gain a unique insight into the thought processes and working habits of a seasoned master sculptor. In this video lesson Ed Fraughton creates a lion stretching out of oil based clay. Materials Chavant Le Beau Touché Clay […]
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