Cold Porcelain (about 1 lb...500 gr)
Polystyrene or Styrofoam spheres No 4 and No 5 (1 for body and 1 for head)
Acrylic or oil paint to pre-tint white clay: Raw Sienna and Burnt Sienna
Sculpting tool & clay roller
Vinyl or water-based glue
Eye stickers (or paint the eyes)
Blushing powder (pastels, scrapbooking powder or make-up)
Black permanent marker for "freckles"
Optional wood base
Optional wood base
Acrylic paints for the wood base: yellow and white
Acrylic paint to tint clay for "quilt buttons": blue
|Clown by Jorge Rubicce with decoupaged shirt|
Jorge Rubicce demonstrates how to decoupage on cold porcelain. This technique was used to create the flower-patterned shirt for the scarecrow shown above (and in video). Video is from South American television show 'Bienvenidas'.
Create this cute ballerina skinny doll from cold porcelain following these instructions from Giselle of Gisarteira Atelier. Customize the doll to your own preference!
Step by step instructions (in English) follow the video (which is written in Portuguese).
In this video, Christina Albuquerque of Brazil shows us how to model a simple face. This cute doll head has an easy 'button' nose and the eyes will be painted on after clay dries. Learn this basic face first and then you can customize with different expressions.
Christina starts with a ball of cold porcelain that is the same size as the Styrofoam ball that will be the head armature. She also shows how to carefully mold the clay around the Styrofoam ball so that you end up with a smooth surface and no trapped air. This is an important skill that must be practiced many times. Other air-dry clays can be modeled using the same methods as cold porcelain, especially the softer clays.
|Baby Face "Scarecrow" Doll by Jorge Rubicce|
In this video from the South American TV show "Bienvenidas" (Welcome), Jorge Rubicce demonstrates the proper method for using his doll face push molds. Rubicce is a well-known cold porcelain clay artist and is designer of these molds, which are much larger than the doll push molds commonly found in USA (such as those designed for polymer clay). These molds are commonly found in South America (where air-dry clay is extremely
In this video, the well-known South American clay artist Jorge Rubicce shows us his methods for creating realistic Azaleas using cold porcelain. If you don't understand the language, just mute the video and follow along visually as he demonstrates each step for building the flowers and coloring with Petal Dust (or something similar).
In the following video, the famous clay artist Jorge Rubicce shows us his methods for creating realistic roses using cold porcelain. If you don't understand the language, just mute the video and follow along visually as he demonstrates each step for building a rose.