Doll Making 101: Gathering Tools For Beginner | Mary Konovalova | Skillshare

Doll Making 101: Gathering Tools For Beginner

Mary Konovalova, Crafty Dwarf - toy maker and tankard clinker

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10 Lessons (15m)
    • 1. On This Course and Me

    • 2. On Your Project: Building Workspace

    • 3. Tools For Sketching

    • 4. Tools For Sculpting

    • 5. Tools for Working With Fabric And Stuffing

    • 6. Tools For Teddy Making

    • 7. Tools For Painting, Toning and Finishing

    • 8. Gathering & Shopping

    • 9. Admiring

    • 10. Final Thoughts


About This Class

Are you a brand-new doll or teddy toys maker? Or are you going to make your first doll right away? I bet you want to have all your tools as cheap as possible, and there's a lot of ways to get everything you need and of acceptable quality for low price and even for free!

You'll learn:

  • what tools do you need to work with fabricsĀ (mohair, plush, etc.), stuffing, joints and different types of clay, which are the most common materials for dollmaking
  • how can you substitute pricey professional tools with commonplace analogs
  • how to find most of your tools at home and where to buy those that aren't common
  • how to craft tools like awl by yourself

Advanced doll and toy makers probably won't find anything useful in this short course and I'm feeling a little bit sorry about that.