This course teaches the modeler or painter how to sculpt veins and blood vessels onto a miniature. This is a technique that can be used for converting chaos models, aliens, Cthulhu monsters, and superheroes. It can be used to convey a sense of power to a model. Areas covered include adding veins to existing minis as well as the different types and sizes of veins, and how to apply them to a mini for conversions. This course also discusses common locations and types of veins and provides you with some study guides on adding them to wings and people.
This course includes unlimited access to 40 minutes of video instruction as well as PDF guides, homework assignments and a 25 page anatomy reference textbook on the cardiovascular system.
James Van Schaik has over 20 years experience as a professional miniature sculptor.He has worked as a freelance sculptor, inhouse staff sculptor and on exclusivity contracts for a range of companies including Ral Partha, WizKids, Wyrd, Games Workshop, Pulp City, Battlefront, Gale Force 9, Dust Tactics, Mantic, Reaper, and RAFM.He has also sculpted for toy companies outside of the gaming industry and produced figures for Lord of the Rings, Dr. Who, Marvel, DC, and Harry Potter to name a few.
Although he has primarily worked as a sculptor, James Van Schaik has taught sculpting courses in person for over 7 years.All of the techniques that are used in the sculpting courses have been techniques that are proven to be effective in teaching hobbyists of ANY skill level and ability how to sculpt.He enjoys the learning environment and sharing the secrets of his craft.