Valerie Maquette

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!

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