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Ballerina Project 2 – Part 5

BALLERINA HEAD & EARS: Smooth out the ballerina head from the mold, and emphasize the features from the mold, poke nostril holes into the bottom of the nose, cut the lips apart with your xacto knife and put in two … Continue reading

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Ballerina Project 2 – Part 4

ARMS AND HANDS: The arms and hands are also done separately, as you can see from the picture to the left. Add a wire channel inside each side of the arms so you can easily put them onto the arm … Continue reading

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Ballerina Project 2 – Part 3

THE UPPER TORSO: We left off in Part 2 where we added the legs onto the skewer and formed the ballet slippers.  We also added the upper torso channel that will remove enough clay so that the wooden skewer and … Continue reading

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Ballerina Project 2 – Part 2

SCRAPING IN AN ARMATURE CHANNEL: For this project, we will again be using the doll parts in sections.   Once you fill the doll mold, remove both sides (front and back) separately. Using the dental tool, carve in a channel … Continue reading

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Ballerina Project 2 – Part 1

In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to make the Ballerina Push Mold Doll using polymer clay, bamboo skewer, ballerina push mold and armature wire.  This will enable you to learn how to make a doll that stands up on … Continue reading

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