Thursday, November 11, 2010

How to Make a Pirate Doll 1

To start making a doll, make a rough outline of the shape of the doll that you will keep going back to as you build it - to make sure the proportions stay the way you want. Then the head - I start with a ball of tin foil for the clay to go over. I do this because polymer clay is heavy, and I don't want a topheavy pirate.

doll eyeballs

The eyeballs I mold out of white clay so they are the same size and shape. A dot of paint makes the iris, and acrylic gloss finishes the look.

doll layout

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