Sunday, May 29, 2016

Painting A Doll's Face With Acrylic Paints

This doll maker demonstrates painting a 1:12 scale porcelain doll's eyes and mouth with acrylic paint. These paints can be used on polymer clay too. Some doll makers use heat set paint  but prefer to use acrylics for the eyes. See more about the topic 'Painting' using our blog's index

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Sculpting A Baby Head - WIP

This video demonstration runs for 32 minutes.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Sculpting Head/Face Using An Undersculpt

This doll artist has a detailed photo tutorial on sculpting an OOAK Art Doll Head/Face With Sculpted Eyes that she has shared with us. We really like this tutorial because it details how to sculpt a face on a cured skull-shaped under-sculpt made from polymer clay.
To size your doll's head,  decide on the height of your doll and divide it by either 7 1/2 or 8  (it is helpful to use a proportion chart). Then just follow the 4 part tutorial. You will find it here:

Monday, May 2, 2016

Polymer Clay Eyes - UV Resin Tutorial — Part 1 of 3

If your micro beads are too large, you can paint the pupil with black heat set paint.
Tools shown are Etch n Pearl by Sculpry; sold in a set of 3 metal skewers.

Polymer Clay Eyes - UV Resin Tutorial — Part 2 of 3

Polymer Clay Eyes - UV Resin Tutorial - Part 3 of 3