Monday, July 7, 2014

A sculpting distraction... fun with sculpey.

Well, on the morning of this final day at Convergence, we were lucky enough to stop by Jame's fantastic morning soiree, complete with complimentary drinks.

As an added benefit, Ruth Thomson stopped by, with sculpey and sculpting tools in hand.

She was doing a class later on with sculpting, involving dinosaurs, tinfoil... and sculpey.  Three of my favorite things!

Sorry I don't have many early stage images of my dino.  It was early, and the brain not working so well...

Here's a split view showing the mostly completed side with one that I intentionally left 'blank', so that she could use it as a prop in her later class.

Christine Mitzuk also came around to have some fun with the sculpey before picking up her art in the art show.  That's her in the background.

Another side by side...

The coolest thing was getting to test out the flexible rubber sculpting tool for the first time!  I really liked it, especially for the sculpey.  I saw Victoria using a bunch at Reapercon, so I had been curious about those for a while.

More views.  That tool really let me work the sculpey in a way that the very stiff dental tools do not.  Sculpey does not require that kind of hard tool.  In fact, they don't work all that well by comparison to the softer tool.

The group having fun!

Trunko even finds a shirt in his color!  A must have...

Trunko had never seen anything like the dealer's room before, so it was a big adventure for him!

The final image.  It was time to head off to the dealer's room again, so here is how I left the dino!


  1. Wow, love the dino! Sculpey is also my medium of choice, so many ways you can use it, thanks for this fantastic post.

    1. Thanks for the kind words! I don't get to work in sculpey in this manner very often these days, so it was extra fun!

  2. Is that Premo! Sculpey or just regular Sculpey?