In continuation of building a Halloween Jack O’ Lantern art doll, I’ll be making Jack’s body and clothes (because it’s simply indecent to have a nude Jack O’ Lantern running around!). I wanted this character have something of a folk-art look to him, so I chose to give him twigs for hands which have the added effect of looking rather creepy- and that’s a good thing.
Watch Building a Halloween Jack O’ Lantern Art Doll 🎃
This character’s body, like many of my art dolls, is built from aluminum armature wire with a chest and pelvic block made of plumber’s epoxy and that is covered with upholstery foam. Once the character’s built, I move on to hand-sewing clothes on to the art doll. I take measurements from the character and simply draw this on to my fabric, cut it out, and sew it on to the figure, making adjustments as I go.
This Halloween character was built to create this illustration, which was photographed in a hand-made set and is available as a print:
If you missed how the halloween art doll’s head was sculpted, you can read my post about it here.
We’re not quite done visiting Jack O’ Lantern’s world as I’ve one more crafting tutorial to show with you! In the next video, I’ll show you how the crow on the fence was made! To be the first to know when I launch new polymer clay art videos, be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel and hit the bell icon.
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