Many great artists work their creation out in clay before putting it to wood.The advice on methods and techniques you will find in these books will prove invaluable.
CARICATURES IN CLAY WITH TOM WOLFE
Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay
In their third book on modeling techniques in clay Philippe and Charisse Faraut present a comprehensive approach to the complex subject of the human figure. Over 700 photos and illustrations are used to demonstrate series of exercises for the head,...
96pp By Terry Kramer. Nothing is more challenging to the carver that carving a realistic face. To help in the process, this book begins with modeling clay; with this pliable medium, he leads the reader through the exploration of the planes and feature
In this follow-up book to his first volume Portrait Sculpting: Anatomy & Expressions in Clay, Philippe Faraut expands on modeling the human face in water-based clay featuring more than 100 new busts. Designed for the advanced artist, this text...
143pp By Margit Malmstrom. This master sculptor invites you on a guided tour of the human form. Follow him as he creates a figure in clay--literally from the inside out--staring with the skeleton, laying on the muscles to show male and female anatomy,
A complete and comprehensive book on modeling the portrait in clay. Over 550 photographs of sixty-five different sculptures are used to show a series of exercises organized in a progressive manner. This text offers art students; painters, illustrators,...
64pp By Dale Powers. Using oil based clay, this book takes the reader through all the steps need to sculpt human heads and complete animal figures. Instructive line drawings show the proper positioning of features on the human face and 3 different eye
160pp By Peter Rubino. A technical and artistic journey toward understanding the dynamic and creative forces in portrait sculpture. Clear, step-by-step illustrations take you through the entire sculpting process from start to finish, providing informat