Help Making Human Character?

Decorating By agroeve Updated 5 Aug 2008 , 4:52am by kimblyd

agroeve Posted 3 Aug 2008 , 8:36am
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I've been asked to make a car cake for an 18th birthday (the girl wants a citreon so her mums giving her a cake one) but she would like a model that represents her on the hood of the car. I've never made a 'human' model and was wondering if there are any tutorials or if anyone has instructions on how to make them without moulds. I really hope someone can help me with this as all the books i have use moulds and i dont have the time to order one.

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luna_star Posted 3 Aug 2008 , 10:39am
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Have a look at some of Debbie Brown's stuff. I recently did a cake with figurines on it and her books helped me a lot with the basics.

LeckieAnne Posted 4 Aug 2008 , 8:32pm
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Aine2 has fabulous tutorials!

This one is making a girl...

Here's a free one from her on faces...

They're relatively inexpensive and very, very good.

kimblyd Posted 5 Aug 2008 , 4:52am
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You should also check out your local library or bookstore for books on making figures with polymer clay. The techniques are practically the same. Good luck!


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