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Sculpting a Child's Torso with Diane Keeler

Learn Diane's technique for sculpting a child's torso. This is the companion class to "Sculpting a Child's Bust." The torso is for a four year old child, how to do a torso for a standing child, how to do any position you wish with a little tweaking. And, how to attach a stationary head and then the secret to making a movable head for the torso. Instructor Diane Keeler is a member of NIADA and ODACA.

Original Price: $83.00

Special Rate: $45.65

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• 4 oz of the polymer clay of your choice. If you wish to make a torso to go with a head you have sculpted, use the same polymer clay.
• Liquid clay softener
• Alcohol Pads. I'm using BD Alcohol Swabs. 
• Flat spoon sculpting tool
• I find Taklon bristle brushes work best. I like # 2 Filbert and #8 flat brush.
• X-acto knife
• Knife
• 2 Knitting needles - approximately 4 - 5 mm US and one 7-8 mm US.
• Foil
• 16, 18 gauge wire
• Pasta Machine
• Heat embossing gun
• Ruler
• Needle nose pliers
• Calipers
• Wooden block with holes drilled for standing your torso for baking.
• Needle tool
• The spring from a cheap ball point pen.
• Drill bit a little larger than the size of the spring
• Small fine cotter pins. The size I have here is 1/16 x 1 inch but shorter will work.

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Diane Keeler

Diane Keeler

Curiosity is the force that has driven Keeler all her life. She was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1950 to parents that nurtured this curiosity. “When I was growing up, my parents were always doing something, always trying a new hobby or pursuing a new interest.” Keeler reflects when asked about the source of her curiosity.

This environment, rich in the nutrients that sustain a creative mind, produced in Keeler an adventurous and passionate drive that has found fulfillment in doll artistry. For years, Keeler engaged in various creative outlets. She was a hairdresser by profession and...
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Very good tutorial Review by Lorraine
Very clear and detailed explanations, very interesting method. I find it a bit expensive but the content is worth it. (Posted on 5/27/15)

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