Sculpture with Stephen Perkins: Structural Anatomy of the Figure
(Sculpture in Clay)
1 figure armature – recommended size 24-32” (larger armatures can be heavy, smaller ones are easier to work with)
Platesline or oil-based clay
Perkins recommends Chevant Professional Plasteline in soft (still slightly stiff) or DaVinci Italian Plastilina in soft or medium (water-like clay). Search Chavant for supplies.
Amount needed depends on armature size
Pro tip: Clay is cheaper in bulk!
Recommended sizes- #402A, #221, and #217
A dry-cleaning bag -or similar item- to keep your piece covered