My approach to this newest doll's hands and fingers was a bit different... Though I often use wire and masking tape; the application of the wire is new. I began by bending florist's paper stem wire (18 gauge) in the basic shape of the palm of a hand, and then extended the wire long enough to include the wrist and forearm. Then, using a needle-nose pliers I bent lengths of 18 gauge craft wire in half; long enough to equal the length of each finger. (I wanted short, stubby fingers for this…
Some things you will need: STAEDTLER Fimo soft in desired colour STAEDTLER Fimo gloss varnish 1/4m of fun fur Basic sculpting tools Paint in pink and brown Fine paint brush and soft mop brush Sewing thread and needle Beacon Adhesive's Fabri-tac Here is a tiny smattering of tutorial snapshots. Follow the link after the pics to see the full video tutorial. Follow this link to my youtube channel for a full video tutorial! MAKE A GOBLIN WITH STAEDTLER FIMO
From all dry clays I tried, this is the best one so far. I’m using it for almost a year now and I actually see the improvement in my work. Especially in faces, with this clay I’m able to sculpt the tiniest details thoroughly. Delicate elements like eyes, lips or nose, which aren’t bigger than a cent
A long post discussing how to make doll hair and the many options in fibers, methods and techniques used to create doll hair for natural fiber art dolls or waldorf-inspired dolls. With links to tutorials and many resources.