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Modeling the Portrait in Clay Part 3: Balancing Symmetry with David Simon

Modeling the Portrait in Clay Part 3: Balancing Symmetry
Finding a Balance Learn to build the relationships between the features

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David Simon
Modeling & Sculpture
Anatomy, Head & Portrait
Oil-Based Clay
2h 11m 51s
Modeling the Portrait in Clay

Join internationally acclaimed artist, David Simon, as he teaches you his approach to modeling a three-quarter life-size portrait in clay.

You will learn how to build your armature, take measurements of your model, block-in the facial features, hair, and neck, and how to build relationships between them. David will also cover the materials and tools he uses, and demonstrate his finishing techniques.

This course is a comprehensive representation of the sculpting process from a few blocks of clay, a pipe, and a wire, to a finished portrait. 

In this lesson, David shows you how to block in the neck and the shoulders. Then he details the hair, the ears, and the eyes and builds the relationships between the features. You will also learn how to balance out the symmetry of your sculpture.

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