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Sculpting a Monster Head from Imagination with Jordu Schell

Sculpting a Monster Head from Imagination
Sculpt Realistic Characters from Imagination! Jordu Schell will demonstrate his process for sculpting monstrous creatures

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Jordu Schell
Modeling and Sculpting
Oil-Based Clay, Wooden sculpting tools
1h 41s

In this demonstration, world-class sculptor and concept artist Jordu Schell will use water-based clay to create a monster head entirely from imagination. Jordu focuses this lesson on the importance of building form in your sculptures and using your hands as your main tool. Jordu will share his thoughts on sculpting from imagination throughout, as well as give advice on how to achieve a well-structured sculpture prior to adding details.


  • 1 1/2″ Thick Plywood Board
  • Flange
  • Pipe
  • Newspaper
  • Duct Tape
  • Lazy Susan or Modeling Stand
  • Laguna Clay’s WED Clay EM-217
  • Wire Clay Slicer
  • Modeling Palette/Kidney Rake
  • Serrated Round Loop Tool
  • Large Double Serrated Wire End Modeling Tool
  • Small Double Serrated Wire End Modeling Tool
  • Small Single Ended Loop Tool

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