Insect Sculpture | Mantis | Polymer Clay and Mixed Media

Stephanie Kilgast, Contemporary artist.

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9 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Materials Needed

    • 3. Studies & Sketches

    • 4. Creating a Core

    • 5. Mantis Wings

    • 6. Sculpting the Body

    • 7. Sculpting the Head and Legs

    • 8. Finishing Touches

    • 9. Conclusion

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10 of 10 students recommend this class
Elanor Critchley


Very detailed class, as always. The sculpture is very cute, although absolute beginners might struggle with creating their own mantis. That being said the class is thorough enough that anyone can follow along and have a go! As I am not a huge fan of mantis' I don't know when, or if, I will create my own but I did pick up lots of interesting techniques that I can use in my own sculpting. I definitely recommend this class, even if you aren't interested in making your own mantis.
Very fun and intresting. I will totaly apply some of this whenever i get back into sculpting.
Linda Smith

I love art.

Another wonderful class.