The blue-footed boobies’ feet still aren’t blue yet, but we’re getting there.
This is the second video about sculpting blue-footed boobies.
- Click here for the first post. There’s also a link on that page for the free Booby pattern, if you’d like to use mine.
- And click here to see how the boobies were painted.
In the previous video I created the armature for the lady booby, and showed you how to create a wire sling with the legs and feet so she can stand up without a base. In this video, you can see how the feathers, beak and air dry clay was added to both Mr and Mrs Booby. Next time, they’ll both have blue feet.
After they’re painted, they’ll need a base, because Mr Booby is balanced on one foot. I used a suggestion from our friend Eileen Gallagher to help him stand up – there’s an extra wire that will be fitted into a hole in the base. I’ll show you how that works when I make the base itself. If you have any ideas for a design for the base, let me know in the comments below.