I have a lot of fun making small little figures and ornaments for gifts and thought I would share some of the pieces I made this December.
These two little guys were sculpted from paperclay over a lightbulb base for the body and a styrofoam ball for the head. I may make some (and maybe some owls too) for my etsy shop next year. They certainly were fun!
For this version of a belsnickle, I used an old paper mache yarn cone as the base and covered it in polymer clay - sculpted the face and arms and then painted and glittered.......fun! Also hoping to make some variations of this for my Etsy shop next year.
These two little guys have styrofoam balls as the base for their heads and bodies, dowels for their legs and chopped-in-half styrofoam balls for their feet. Covered in paperclay, painted and glittered. Their 'twig' arms are cut from some veiny stuff I purchased last year from Michaels and are actually wire coated to look like twigs.
My little 'music man' was sculpted from polymer clay. I love the work of Surya O'Shea and have used his enchanting illustrations as inspiration for two pieces that I've done - both of which have been for gifts.