How to Create a Designer Toy - Part 1 of 2 | Sandra Bowers | Skillshare

How to Create a Designer Toy - Part 1 of 2

Sandra Bowers, Illustrator+ Surface Pattern Designer

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7 Videos (1h 25m)
    • Introduction

    • Supplies and Class Project

    • Sketching and Composition

    • The Head

    • The Body

    • Painting the Artwork

    • Finishing Touches

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Hello! In this class I will show yo the whole process of creating a designer toy sculpture. I will show you how I sketch my character and what I have in mind when I´m designing a character that will me molded and casted to create reproductions. And I will also show you the whole process of sculpting the head, the body and the accessories. And, finally, I´ll show you how I paint it. By the end of the class, you´ll know everything you need to know to create your own designer toy. If you´re interested in making reproductions of your toy, in Part 2 of this class I will show you how to create the mold and cast your toys using resin. So join me, and let´s start making designer toys!

If you want to see some of the toys I´ve created (and even buy one) you can follow me on Instagram @sandrabowersart or visit my website





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Sandra Bowers

Illustrator+ Surface Pattern Designer

I'm Sandra Bowers, I'm a Freelance Illustrator, Surface Pattern Designer and Character Sculptor based in BC, Canada. I'm originally from the beautiful Medellin, Colombia, where it's springtime all year round!

I have very big eyes and I love animals, specially dogs. Most of my inspiration comes from nature and animals.

I love mixing traditional and digital media to create detailed, stylized, playful illustrations and patterns for fabrics, stationary and home decor. I also create ...

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