Foot sculpting exercise

Foot Sculpture Exercise by Alexander Cherkov, from the book Introduction to the Art World "Sculpture, painting, drawing and more"

In foot sculpting work, in fact this is true of any sculpture composition That is, do not rush into the processing and expression of details. The accuracy of the shape of the foot parts is less important than a convincing composition, which expresses the nature of the image.

Step-by-step foot sculpting exercise

Sculpt your foot from ceramic clay Without delving into detailsFor the exercise, it is recommended to photograph your foot while looking at the foot itself for a deeper understanding of the anatomy. Photograph the foot from several angles in the same pose you have chosen.

Make a roll and a box out of clay and connect them to each other in an inverted R-shape.

Add volume to the foot by adding clay where needed.

Mark the position of the toe and the rest of the fingers.

Continue working on the toe and fingers while cutting and separating them and shaping the shape (without delving into details and nails).

Shape the shape and structure of the heel, as well as rounding the foot and cutting to align the top of the cylinder.

Once you have obtained the basic shape of the foot, cover the foot with plastic wrap and leave for partial drying and stabilization.

Moved on to work on the details, marking and shaping nails and toe joints. Add and remove clay where needed, smooth and shape the overall look. Rotate and work on the foot from all directions until you reach a result that is satisfying to your eyes and reliably reflects your foot. After completing the sculpting of your foot, repeat the process and sculpt a foot of the opposite sex, of a man or a woman and the foot of a child.

Foot sculpting exercise

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