How to Create an Octopus Artwork with Polymer Clay
What you'll learn
In this class, the polymer clay artist Lizzie Campbell, also known as Clay Disarray, will show you in detail how to sculpt this adorable octopus. During this class, you’ll also be shown how to create a gradient with two colors of polymer clay. You’re very much encouraged to explore character design and placements of the elements to create an artwork that’s unique to you!
Materials and tools used in this class
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This class has 7 sessions (38m)
In this class preview, Lizzie will give you an overview of what you can expect from taking this class.
In this video, you’ll find out what tools you'll need, as well as what colors of polymer clay you'll use to create the artwork.
In this part, you'll focus on creating the body of the octopus character, using a colour gradient of two shades of polymer clay.
In this section, you'll be taught how to create the tentacles, including some examples of creating patterns on them.
Now it’s time to build up the octopus! You'll be using techniques that will bring the elements together securely.
In this segment, you'll create a friend for your first octopus, as well as some leaves for a little more visual interest.
Here, Lizzie will teach you how to bring all the elements together to create your final artwork!
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Hi! I'm a polymer clay artist and illustrator based in the UK with a keen interest in all things pop culture.