Pigs in Progress by Max Bailey

These are "Horatio and Hannah", my first sculpted dolls, in progress. This is my first time using Creative Paperclay and it has opened up a whole new world of art dollmaking possibilities for me.

Horatio, the papa pig, has an entirely hand sculpted head of paperclay over hand carved styrofoam, with painted fabric ears inserted. I smoothed the paperclay into the fabric for a seamless look. Hannah, Horatio's little piglet daughter, has a hand sculpted paperclay snout smoothed into her fabric face. They will both be painted with acrylic paint and sealed with matte varnish for protection.
(This entry is copied from our former "In Progress" page and is back dated.)


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