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Stan Winston Studios | How to Sculpt a Dinosaur
Learn how to sculpt a dinosaur bust!
In Part 1 of his 2-part dino-sculpting webcourse series, award-winning fine artist and paleo-sculptor Chris Darga shares the first steps in his process for bringing dinosaurs back to life through clay sculpture. Using paleontological reference as his guide, Darga works from the inside out, starting with armature building and finally blocking out the primary forms of the skull, jaw, and neck.
In Part 2 of his 2-part dino-sculpting webcourse series, award-winning paleo-sculptor Chris Darga completes his process for bringing dinosaurs back to life in clay. Honing in on the details, Darga guides you through the final steps, including secondary forms, eye sculpture & detailing, sculpting the mouth, and finally adding scale patterns & skin texture.