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sculpting tut part1: armature base by mangakasan sculpting tut part1: armature base by mangakasan
After seeing how my poll exploded after the first day i putted it up i guessed i had no choice but to make a tutorial XD

So here's first part of the many parts to come XD
Building an armature base (at least how i do it as there are many ways to make one)

Next one will be about sculpting and i will do some probably about texturing clay and painting you sculpture...

1st part of second tutorial:
2nd part of second tutorial:
Enjoy :3
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Poison-the-demon Featured By Owner 5 days ago   Filmographer
I've been interested to try this out to earn some money ^^; so I could possibly get started right away? well not right away coz I need to get some clay
Asrath Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Student General Artist
Is it still OK to bake the sculpure with the tape? I always thought that would be too risky...
And what kind of tape(s) can you use? As I don't have ducttape right now :/
mangakasan Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
best tape to use is masking tape/floral tape as it is less stiff then other tapes and stay's nice in lace without letting go to much, didn't use it in this tut because i didn't have it at the time, and no it is perfectly safe it wont burn in the oven on the degrees needed to bake polymer clays
LolitheLeopard Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Note to self: Must try this.
Sylvanimus Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for making these tutorials! They're helping me a LOT on a project I'm doing. Thanks!
mangakasan Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem i'm glad it was of help :)
jodifarrow22 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

This is an amazing tutorial :) I also have a question about the tape though; so, this one doesn't melt in the oven? I have no idea which tape to use in case it melts or burns in the oven.


Thankyou! ^^

mangakasan Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nowadays i use masking tape (and often apoxy sculpt to reinforce fragile parts such as the legs for better durability) as it sticks better and isn't as stiff as the tape i used in this tut but no that tape doesn't melt or catches fire (so far nothing i have used did XD)
jodifarrow22 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha that's good then :) Thankyou for answering! ^^
Wobblemaster Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
Does the type of tape matter, since it going to be covered up by clay?
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