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Armatures & Sculpting

Nyack ‘Saints & Razors’

A brief post to demonstrate the importance of using an armature when sculpting.

All this means is creating a wire structure, to which you then add sculpting material (in this case greenstuff) – lengths of wire were cut, then super-glued into place:


Very basic here; but it proves vital. On the one hand, it improves the adhesion of putty to flat surfaces; on the other, it provides a skeletal framework to guide you:

You can see where the armature was placed; and how layers of kneadatite were grafted on.

Easy, eh?


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