Saturday, October 3, 2015

09 Plaster Production Molds Nº 312




I beveled some edges with the SurForm tool. Click on any image to enlarge it.






I used the paring knife and a small hammer to split the bottom mold piece.






I used the same tools to split the other two mold pieces.






The upper arm lifted right out. This is where I am always glad that I took my time with the clay build-up, getting it right on the parting line.






Some more beveling of mold edges.






I still need to carve a spare.





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5 comments:

  1. This tutorial is wonderful, thank you so much for sharing your process! :) I've loved ball joint dolls since elementary school (that was 25 years ago), and am just now deciding to take a shot at making them. Better late than never!

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    1. I am pleased that you found something useful in this blog. I hope to start working on my doll again real soon now. Thank you for your nice comment.

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  2. Hi KWM! Your documentation of process and work ethic has been an inspiration to me; I'm a sculpture student and very interested in doll-making and similar processes. I've learned an enormous amount from your blog and just wanted to reach out and say thanks!

    -Thomas

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    1. You're very welcome. I will restart my doll making real soon now. Love, love, love. (^_^)

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  3. Such a wonderful site, one of the best! I have learned so much from you over the years. Things have been silent for so long, sincerely hope all is well.

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