'Free 3d Model Making technique'

1. Decide the Wire Model and size ( the 3d model look is important). To save clay and to
reduce the weight of the wire model- for thick portions like head and chest make a
tight ball of waste news paper. Make a rough shape with the help of
medium size wire( FIG-A ).

2. Now give the required thickness by wrapping more news papers (FIG-B).
If weight is not a issue and you have sufficient clay, you may skip this step.

3. Cover the entire body with clay, giving model 3d look.(FIG-C)
4. Put some extra clay on the portions, you may like to give a cloth like look. (FIG-D)
5. Mark the portion of eyes, nose, mouth etc. with the help of a niddle.(FIG-E)
6. Remove some clay from the area marked for eyes (to fit the eye ball
in this cavity). Add some extra clay (shown with light brown in figure) for
eye brow, cheaks, ears etc.(FIG-F)
7. Make a small ball of clay (as a eye ball) and place in the eye cavity of
model.(FIG-G & H)
8. Make thin strip of clay and place around the eyes.(FIG-I)

     FIG- A           FIG- B          FIG- C         FIG- D          FIG- E         FIG- F

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9. Now smooth the edges with the help of wooden spatula / fingers to give it a good look.(Fig-J)

10. Make a slit for mouth and remove some clay.
11. Make a thin strip of clay and place around mouth and finish it with the help of wooden spatula.
12. For making Hairs-
                     Take one sheet of NEWS paper and tear it into small pieces ( 3 cm * 3 cm). Put into a mug filled with water for one day. Mix these pieces of NEWS paper with potter's clay. Use this mixture for making Hairs. This will give model 3d curly hair look.
13. Now finish other parts wire model (ears, fingers etc.) by adding / removing clay and giving 3d model look.
14. Make other accessories of potter like pot, wheel , rod etc.
15. Paint all the items. Apply varnish for shine and durability.
With slight practice and imagination, you will be able to make good 3d clay model.

     FIG- G                   FIG- H                FIG- I                 FIG- J

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