Friday, July 07, 2017

How To Sculpt Miniatures: Video Tutorial 1 - Tools

Here's the first tutorial in my new series of How To Sculpt Miniatures videos!

The first three videos will rehash the information I shared in my original How to Sculpt Miniatures posts, and then we'll move into new territory, like sculpting armour plates, stitches and sutures, and I'll return to sculpting spinal columns with a proper, non-shakey-cam video.

As always, please let me know in the comments below if you have ideas for things you would like to learn to sculpt in a video.

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  1. How about flowing robes or cloaks that fall in nice natural folds? As a converter, that's something I'd like to be able to do.

    1. It's something I'd like to be able to do too, sir, but I can do a tutorial on how I fudge it...?
      I still don't feel like my cloaks and robes are realistic. They just look swirly and maybe? epic?

  2. Nive work, interesting to see when cutting down to two tools only we are on the same page. Other than the wonder spoon all of my green work is done with clay shapers, they really are beyond excellent tools. Extremely excited to give that stitch maker a swing. Look forward to seeing what all you have in store for us.

  3. You're right, sir. More and more these days, I've been reaching for the clay shapers in situations when I would normally grab a metal tool. They are so perfect.

  4. Sir,
    Thank you so much for this blog and this series of videos. As a cosplayer I have many skills that I want to translate into my long lost 40k hobby. I picked up my Tyranids and realized quickly how out of date my minis are. "Ill just buy some green stuff and go to town" way more complicated than anything I have worked with before. You break it down and teach the basics so I can learn to crawl before I walk. THANK YOU!