24 septembre 2009

WIP babies bed / MODENA CLAY

Some time ago I made a very tiny baby ...and now I would like to make a  "bed " to put it in ..This creation is a gift for two musician friends who are about to become proud parents of a baby girl ... I like to use ready made things as base ( Im a lazy girl ihihih ) but this time I wanted to personalise my work and make it completely by hand ... this was also the opportunity to try out a whole new clay : MODENA . It has been recommanded by so many friends artists that I became very curious ... Its an airdrying... [Lire la suite]
Posté par nathanna à 15:21 - - Commentaires [5] - Permalien [#]

24 septembre 2009

Incense gnome finished !!

I finally finished the gnome holding a sea shell which I would use as incense holder ...incedible how much work I got on such small thing hihih ... Normally I would burn incense cones but because I didnt have them at home I burned a piece of armenian paper instead  ...yep , works just fine !!!
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03 septembre 2009

WIP Incense Gnome /part 2

well, here we are again , trying to complete the sculpting of this tiny gnome ... I sculpted the hat and cured it and then I added some clay to the arms to fortify the armature and sculpted  the hands and cured again .... Then I sculpted the sleeves and cured...again !!!! ... checking how it looks holding a sea shell.... yeah..looking good ...so the sculpting is completed ..now I need to finish the painting work and fix the gnome on a solid base , but that will be another story hihih ....coming up very... [Lire la suite]
Posté par nathanna à 21:32 - - Commentaires [5] - Permalien [#]
31 août 2009

Thank you for all your kind comments !!!

Sorry for not reacting on all te messages I get on my blog , but I do read them and I really want to thank all of you for visiting my blog and leaving so much kind reactions and compliments on my work ...You really dont know how much it means to me !!!! Your friendly comments always make my day and they really inspire me and encourage me to clay even more !!! So ...to you all :
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29 août 2009

WIP Incense Gnome /part 1

Hello, after some clay empty days , I took again some clay to make some small things , just to have fun hihihi ...because Im a real incense lover I though I might make a little gnome as a incense holder ... As usual , I started with the head and I cure it ...The back of the head is not prefectly even but that doesnt matter because this little gnome will receive a pointed head..... Then I sculpted the torso and I introduced some toothpicks , just to create the holes in which I will introduce mettalic wire ..the torso... [Lire la suite]
Posté par nathanna à 23:00 - - Commentaires [4] - Permalien [#]
02 août 2009

gourd doll project / Tinkle Winkle Star

The Yahoo Group "BEGINNERS POLYMER CLAY ART GUILD " proposed a free polymer clay project ( tutorial ) for and between members only .This month , it was member artist and friend Shateal (http://shateal.com/) who showed us how to make a gourd doll , with a gourd (of course hihihi ) and polymer clay as base material .This was something I hadnt done before so I was really excited to try out something completely new and different ....I havent followed the tutorial step by step but I gave my own "swing" to it ... Here... [Lire la suite]
Posté par nathanna à 18:34 - - Commentaires [5] - Permalien [#]

26 juillet 2009

is this better ???

Thank you all for your comments and correcting tips on my tiny  baby ...yes yes, I agree with you , the arms were too thin ...so I added some extra clay to the arms and cured it ..what ya think of the result ?? But hey , she isnt finished yet !!! I still need to add some hair , maybe add some clothes and make a nice base to put it in ..... At the moment my sculpting speed is at the lowest .... It's  inevitable that, with the my own (real) baby coming , sculpting wont be a priority or a daily thing anymore so I... [Lire la suite]
Posté par nathanna à 11:07 - - Commentaires [3] - Permalien [#]
16 juillet 2009

Trying to sculpt a baby ...comments , please !!!

..so I said ..TRYING !! hihih , I can assure you that sculpting babies is not as easy as it seems, especially if you really want them to look like a real baby hihih ...I've already made some babies , but people always say they look more like "Gollum " ..hum hum ..not quiet a compliment ... OK, here goes for a new try .... I already sculpted and cured the head and the legs which I think they are OK ...I just need to cure the arms , but now I see that the arms look a bit too small comparing to the rest of the body ...or... [Lire la suite]
Posté par nathanna à 23:46 - - Commentaires [3] - Permalien [#]
16 juillet 2009


Oh , Im sooo happy , my blog has been awarded by Faee !!! Faee is herself a very talented artist, she make the cutest child figurines with cold porselan . Go and check out her beautiful and delicate creations :                                                                      ... [Lire la suite]
Posté par nathanna à 15:01 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
15 juillet 2009

new sculpting / dollmaking tutorials found on the internet

I hope these might be helpfull to you !!! Sculpt  a baby head (polymer clay ) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOdPDYTnGVk Sculpt a full baby (polymer clay ) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSw5PKEJHiA Sculpt female doll torso (based on Wendy Froud technique )                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UNi1Z3BSi8 Female head (air drying clay )... [Lire la suite]
Posté par nathanna à 13:42 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]