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Sleeping Mermaid By Marla Niederer Online Course

Class Description

Sleeping Mermaid is a 17” long Hand Painted Needle Sculpted Cloth Art Doll with a Wire Body Armature.  In this six week online class students will learn how to utilize a variety of needle sculpting techniques, how to create a swivel neck, how to create a wire armature, how to create ball joints for the elbows and wrists, and how to create a poseable mermaid tail.  In addition, instruction on how to use tube watercolors for skin tone and body color will be provided.  Instruction on the use of watercolor pencils, Prisma color pencils, and artist pens for facial coloration will also be presented.  Instruction on needle felting a hairdo, costuming, and beadwork embellishment is also included in this class.

 

Techniques taught in this class

  1. How to use a template for the correct placement of facial features
  2. How to needle sculpt a cloth doll head utilizing a variety of unique needle sculpting techniques
  3. How to apply a cloth face overlay
  4. How to create elbow and wrist ball joints
  5. How to create a swivel neck on a cloth doll
  6. How to create a body wire armature
  7. How to create a wired mermaid tail
  8. Use of tube watercolors for skin tone and body color
  9. Use of watercolor pencils, Prisma color pencils, and artist pens for facial coloration
  10. How to create a mermaid headdress
  11. How to needlefelt a mermaid hairdo
  12. How to costume a mermaid