Read on for Work-in-Progress pictures!
Armature wire and tin foil base
Layering on the Sculpey…
A detail of a hand, using jewelry wire as really tiny armature to hold the fingers in place.
Working on the details of the face a little…
Finally, the complete (and well-overdone, or cooked) maquette!
After taking great caution when packing her to take her to school, I painted her with Liquitex Acrylics. In order to get the ruffles of her dress, I bought some iradescent ribbon, painted it (to tint it purple), cut and folded it and then put it on her dress with a hot glue gun. (Same with the golden belts).
Compare the finished product with the concept paintings!