Making Jiggly Jointed Dolls from Polymer Clay

Making Jiggly Jointed Dolls from Polymer Clay

Instructor Bio: 
76 minutes

Join award winning polymer clay artist Doreen Gay Kassel and learn how to create these whimsical Jiggly Jointed Dolls from Polymer Clay.

In this class, Doreen will show you step-by-step how to create adorable whimsical characters with jointed arms and legs that you’ll love to display sitting, swinging or just hanging around!

Doreen demonstrates how to create the basic body shapes using Premo white polymer clay, pressed cotton balls and some wire.

Watch and learn Doreen’s baking techniques for foolproof results.

And then the fun really begins.

Doreen reveals her easy techniques for working with oil paints that will bring your jointed friends to life.

Your own imagination with Ms. Kassel’s guidance will get you on your way to creating your own jiggly jointed family of friends!

Don’t miss this special presentation!

The full recording download and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.

No experience necessary.

Covered In This Class: 
  • building 3D polymer shapes
  • wire work for movable joints
  • baking and finishing
  • working with oil paints
  • color blending
  • embellishing ideas
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Pressed cotton balls
  • Paints: Donna's preference for this project is oil paint; however, you can use the paint of your choosing.
  • Turpenoid
  • Premo polymer clay
  • wire
  • Q tips
  • Small cups
  • viva soft paper towels
  • pasta machine (optional)
  • variety of clay tools
  • some sort of palette
  • pointed brushes
  • #6 pointed double end clay shaper (NOT chiseled)
  • work surface

Included with the video download, a PDF filled with photos, notes and all the resources you need to get started.

Please note: the PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.