How To: Sculpting fantasy miniatures

Sculpting fantasy miniatures

It can be intimidating to sculpt fantasy miniatures, even if you have some artistic experience. Working at that scale, every little mistake could be a disaster! But in this 15-part video tutorial, you'll learn how to make your mini figures turn out looking great, every time.


Materials needed:

Sketch pad and pencils
Children's clay (Play-doh, etc.)
Super Sculpey
ProCreate Epoxy (sculptor's putty)
Sandpaper
Wire
Paintbrushes

1. First sketch your design in your sketchbook, working out the details.

2. Make a wire skeleton, then do a large, crude mock-up with the children's clay, to give you an idea how the design looks in 3D.

3. Make another wire skeleton, then sculpt a large, more detailed mock-up using the Super Sculpey.

4. Mix together the epoxy and sculpt the small, final version of your design. The Epoxy hardens fairly soon, so you don't have long to work. When it dries, you can sand it smooth and paint it.

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