Introduction to Hands

Professional Sculpting Series: Part One of a Three Part Series on Sculpting Hands

Part One of a Three Part Series on Sculpting Hands!

Introduction of hands focuses on the basic techniques used for sculpting the hand when it is in a closed fist. It teaches the students how to create lifelike hands in a way that even the most inexperienced sculptor can use. It can be applied to conversions and original sculptures of any size.

Recommended Courses before Introduction to Hands

Fundamentals of Sculpting One

Fundamentals of Sculpting Two

Fundamentals of Sculpting Three

Your Instructor

James Van Schaik
James Van Schaik

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.

Course Curriculum

  Module 1: Introduction
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  Module 2: Tools of the Trade
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  Module 3: Sculpting the Hand Series One: The Close Fist
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  Module 4: Close Fist Reference
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