Thursday, April 8, 2010

I'm still learning how to sculpt!


As some of my collectors know I’m a self taught artist and I started sculpting Haunted miniature dolls in 2003. Everything I have learned has been from trial and error ... mostly error.. This year I decided to try and perfect the 1:12 scale soooo I purchased this wonderful book “1/12 scale Character figures” By James Carrington and I LOVE IT!!!!!!! I wrote James to thank him for writing such a wonderful informative book with a lot of fun artist humor! I’m really challenging myself to sculpt even smaller with even MORE details thanks to James book! You can visit James website for more information an photos of his wonderful dolls!

www.jamescarringtodolls.com

Thank you , Jamie!



8 comments:

Whittaker's Miniatures said...

Looks a great book, would you say its for more experienced sculptors Pat, or could beginners use it, would love to have a go! Kate xx

The Old Maid said...

James is absolutely fabulous Artist! Good luck - you have a help in hand from one of the bests now!:)

julie campbell said...

Hello Patty, this book was my bible when I first started sculpting and I still like to look through it every now and then, jamie truly is an inspiration to us all !
julie xx

Patty Benedict said...

Hi Kate...it is great for a size guide. He doesn't show you how to sculpt details (Faces) But I think you need to learn your own style in sculpting faces. you should give it a try!

Bugs & Hisses
patty

Patty Benedict said...

YES! James is absolutely FABULOUS! and so nice when I email him!

Julie!!!! Thanks for posting! Always love looking at your wonderful dolls!
Bugs & Hisses
patty

Whittaker's Miniatures said...

Thanks Patty , amongst all the other projects I have to get through Ill give it a go one day!Even if the results just give me a giggle! Kate xx

Debie Lyons said...

I have this book and had the pleasure of meeting Jamie last year hes a wonderful character. I would also suggest a book Creating Life Like Figures in Polymer Clay by Katherine Dewy. I use both books and they are my sculpting bibles.
Debie xxx

Sweet B Folk Art said...

Just stopping in to say Hi Lady!!

Love the little canibal plants ...feeeeed me Seymore!


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