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Figure Sculpting in Clay: Part 7 – The Head & Hands with David Simon

Figure Sculpting in Clay: Part 7 – The Head & Hands
Figure Sculpting in Clay The Head & Hands

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  • Lesson Details
David Simon
Modeling & Sculpture
Anatomy, Human Figure
Oil-Based Clay
3h 42m 36s
Figure Sculpting in Clay

In this series, David Simon shows you his entire process for sculpting a female figure in oil-based clay. In the seventh and final lesson of this series, David dives head first into developing and refining the head, beginning with checking the angles and widths, then continuing down from the head to resolve and refine the relationships and transitions into the back. David then works up and down the model, pushing the forms and relationships to a greater sense of balance, before refining the hands and breasts. David ends with an overview of his sculpting tools and leaves us with some final thoughts on his sculpture.

A sculptor of international acclaim, David Simon’s career has ranged from life-size portraits and figures to massive bronze statues. David created maquette and sculptures for films such as Where the Wild Things Are, Fantastic Four, and Watchmen, and holds private workshops abroad and in his Los Angeles studio.


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