Life Size Skulls

Learn to sculpt an anatomically accurate human skull in clay, using measurements from your own head. Understand the important relationships and proportions of the skull to create a successful portrait. From building up the cranium and exploring facial geometry, to becoming familiar with anatomical terminology and refining features, this workshop will cover the fundamentals of sculpting a life size skull.

What you will learn in this workshop:

  • Volumes and forms of the skull

  • Relationships and proportions of the skull

  • A methodology for creating a successful portrait

  • Anatomical terminology

  • Clay modeling techniques

Required supplies:

  • Calipers

  • Wooden tools *

  • Ribbon tool *

  • Hand mirror

  • Aluminum foil

  • Items marked with an asterisk are available for purchase in Fleisher’s school store. Members receive a 10% discount on art supply purchases.