Learn the art of clay sculpting: Make a Ganapati idol

Mandar Marathe, Fine Artist, Sculptor, Illustrator, Designer

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23 Lessons (3h 9m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:32
    • 2. Materials, tools and FAQ

      0:59
    • 3. Modeling the platform, legs and torso - Part 1

      8:23
    • 4. Modeling the platform, legs and torso - Part 2

      6:27
    • 5. Making the idol hollow - Part 1

      7:01
    • 6. Making the idol hollow - Part 2

      11:51
    • 7. Making dhoti and foot

      14:26
    • 8. Making hand without separate fingers

      9:02
    • 9. Making hand with separate fingers

      13:54
    • 10. Making hand with modak - Part 1

      7:43
    • 11. Making hand with modak - Part 2

      11:05
    • 12. Making the shawl on the shoulders

      5:30
    • 13. Making the lower portion of shawl

      6:11
    • 14. Making the head

      8:51
    • 15. Making the ears

      6:52
    • 16. Fixing the head

      3:27
    • 17. Making the third hand

      8:12
    • 18. Fixing the third hand

      3:38
    • 19. Making and fixing fourth hand

      8:43
    • 20. Making the trunk

      8:14
    • 21. Making the tusks

      9:22
    • 22. Making the eyes and jewelry

      10:47
    • 23. Making the crown, mouse and final cleanup

      16:00
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Project Description

Make a Ganapati idol using the techniques shown in this class.

You can take photos of your idol making process at various stages and post them in your project. I'll give you suggestions/corrections so that the improvements can be done then and there.

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