Another Fast Giant Portrait – Playing Around With Clay

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Another book about Giants gave me a new excuse to play around with clay. 🙂

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I really didn’t need any DIY art therapy today (the moose has decided to cooperate with me) but I still wanted to get my hands in the clay. It really does feel good. If you haven’t done any just-for-fun clay sculpting lately, you’re missing out!

I actually have a whole drawer full of sculpting tools. You sure couldn’t tell from this video, could you? ?

Links to stuff used or mentioned in the video:

  • If you didn’t see the previous giant portrait video, you can find it here.
  • If you’re looking for a faster, sillier way to sculpt faces, be sure to check out my book Fast Faces: Unleash Your Creativity With a Friendly Lump of Clay, available on Amazon.co.
  • If you’d like to use my face sculpting form, you can find it here.
  • The Giants book I used today for inspiration.
  • WED clay.
  • Clay from your local pottery supply store is fun to work with, too – and it’s a lot less expensive.
  • DistortionsUnlimited has a great video on YouTube explaining the benefits of sculpting with wet WED clay here: https://youtu.be/gBc7Ey3oSkQ
  • And check out my sculpting patterns (for the paper mache masks and sculptures behind me in the video).

Have fun!

2 thoughts on “Another Fast Giant Portrait – Playing Around With Clay”

  1. It looks like you are using regular clay. Are you or is it paper clay? I would like to try it either way. Thanks for your demo.


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