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Sculpting the Female Figure in Clay with Eric Michael Wilson

Sculpting the Female Figure in Clay
Learn to Sculpt the Female Figure Learn every step of the figure sculpting process in this in-depth lesson

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Eric Michael Wilson
Modeling & Sculpture
Human Figure
Oil-Based Clay
10h 8m 50s

In this lesson, master sculptor Eric Michael Wilson demonstrates the entire process of sculpting a third-life scale female figure in clay. In this in-depth and unique lesson no part of the sculpting process will be skipped over or omitted. You will learn everything from working with sculpting tools and clay, to measuring from the life model, to carrying the sculpture to a beautiful refined stage. You will learn the practical, nuts-and-bolts techniques needed to sculpt the figure in clay with confidence and a clear sense of artistic direction.


  • Sculpture House Roma Plastalina Modeling Clay – No. 1
  • Aluminum Armature Wire
  • Armature Stand
  • Veritas Proportional Calipers
  • Wooden Tools: Flat, Paddle, Curved
  • Metal Scraper
  • Rake Tool
  • Kemper Tools Ball-End Tool
  • Knife
  • Palette Knife
  • Princeton Paint Brush
  • Loop Tool
  • Kemper Tools Rubber Kidney Finishing Tool
  • Plastic-coated Screen
  • Weber Odorless Turpenoid – Turpentine Substitute
  • Crescent Wrench
  • Side Cutters/Needle-Nose Pliers
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