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Modeling an Organic Object with Eric Michael Wilson

Modeling an Organic Object
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Eric Michael Wilson
Modeling and Sculpting, Still life
Oil-Based Clay, Wooden sculpting tools
2h 36m 24s

In this lesson master sculptor Eric Michael Wilson demonstrates a foundational exercise for sculptors that teaches you how to analyze a simple organic object and reproduce it in clay. This exercise reinforces skills in working with clay, using the appropriate tools for each task, but also strengthens your ability to see major simplified shapes and forms and to work into that structure to reproduce natural subtleties and variations.


  • Bell Pepper
  • Roma Plastilina No. 1
  • Kemper Wooden Modeling Tools
  • Kemper Rake Tool
  • Flexible Rubber Palette
  • Flexible Screen
  • Sharpie
  • Solvent
  • Modeling Stand

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