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How to Sculpt a Ball Jointed Doll BJD Art Doll PDF Tutorial by Doll Project

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This seven part PDF format tutorial walks you through every step you need to sculpt your own articulated ball jointed doll (BJD). The tutorial is over 100 pages in length and contains over 240 images.

Language: English -- it is free to translate the files into any language using Google's translation tool

Ready to sculpt your own 10-11" ball jointed doll? We'll be making a 10-11 inch child doll who is fully poseable with removable eyes. I have designed this tutorial for the beginning to advanced doll maker. If you can make basic clay shapes, like a ball, a log and a tear drop, and if you are comfortable learning to blend these shapes together, you can build your own ball jointed dolls!

In this seven part tutorial, I will share with you the following:
o Complete supply list including resource links
o How to make a handle to sculpt on
o How to build a skull that will enable you to give your doll interchangeable eyes
o Helpful doll scale charts to print at 100% scale
o How to sculpt and shape a polymer clay face from the ground up
o Extra tips for keeping your clay clean
o How to make a hollow head
o Sculpting Ears
o Coloring and blushing the face
o How to construct a strong armature using Apoxie Sculpt
o How to sculpt hands and feet step by step
o How to make your own ball joints
o How to finish your doll and string her 23 separate parts all together
o Troubleshooting guide

New: This is an Instant download, so you can get started on your doll immediately! :)

Can I sell the dolls I make?
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Yes! You can make a profit from the dolls you create using this tutorial! The only limitation I have on these tutorials lies with the content itself—you may not sell or redistribute the tutorial text, patterns or photos without my written consent. In addition, products made for sale must be made by the purchaser (not a factory). No acknowledgement is necessary, however it is always appreciated :].


How can I know this tutorial will be awesome?
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I want you to be completely satisfied with your tutorial. I am always willing to provide additional information to help you decide whether the tutorial is right for your needs. Contact me any time to discuss this tutorial in further detail or to talk about your project needs :]. Jessica [!at] dollproject.com (Or use the 'contact' link at the end of this description).

All Doll Project tutorials are 100% developed by me, Jessica Hamilton. I have been teaching art workshops at national and private retreats for the last 7 years—I even taught on an episode of HGTV/DIY’s” Craft Lab.” I have a Bachelor of Science in Fine Art and a Master’s in Technical Writing—I love teaching and I love to research, experiment and write workshops!!

Here are some nice things clients have said about my PDF workshops:

“I would like to thank you for an excellent project. There is so much detail, real step by step process and enough info to make a wonderful [project]. I have now read through the whole thing and can't wait to start.”

“The "booklets" are fantastic. Well written and the pictures are a real help and not the typical "fluff" people seem to feel the need to stuff in their directions.”

“Hi Jessica, your instructions are well written and quite easy to follow.. I am happy w my purchase.”

“I just finally finished [printing] the class tutorial. WOW what a ton of work you do on this class. Just wanted you to know how appreciated it is. And I love the fact that my next [project] will be so much better because of it.”

“This workshop has been one of the best I've taken… Jessica is a fantastic teacher and the project is so much fun.”



Thank you for shopping with Doll Project on Etsy! :]
dollproject.etsy.com
This seven part PDF format tutorial walks you through every step you need to sculpt your own articulated ball jointed doll (BJD). The tutorial is over 100 pages in length and contains over 240 images.

Language: English -- it is free to translate the files into any language using Google's translation tool

Ready to sculpt your own 10-11" ball jointed doll? We'll be making a 10-11 inch child doll who is fully poseable with removable eyes. I have designed this tutorial for the beginning to advanced doll maker. If you can make basic clay shapes, like a ball, a log and a tear drop, and if you are comfortable learning to blend these shapes together, you can build your own ball jointed dolls!

In this seven part tutorial, I will share with you the following:
o Complete supply list including resource links
o How to make a handle to sculpt on
o How to build a skull that will enable you to give your doll interchangeable eyes
o Helpful doll scale charts to print at 100% scale
o How to sculpt and shape a polymer clay face from the ground up
o Extra tips for keeping your clay clean
o How to make a hollow head
o Sculpting Ears
o Coloring and blushing the face
o How to construct a strong armature using Apoxie Sculpt
o How to sculpt hands and feet step by step
o How to make your own ball joints
o How to finish your doll and string her 23 separate parts all together
o Troubleshooting guide

New: This is an Instant download, so you can get started on your doll immediately! :)

Can I sell the dolls I make?
x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Yes! You can make a profit from the dolls you create using this tutorial! The only limitation I have on these tutorials lies with the content itself—you may not sell or redistribute the tutorial text, patterns or photos without my written consent. In addition, products made for sale must be made by the purchaser (not a factory). No acknowledgement is necessary, however it is always appreciated :].


How can I know this tutorial will be awesome?
x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
I want you to be completely satisfied with your tutorial. I am always willing to provide additional information to help you decide whether the tutorial is right for your needs. Contact me any time to discuss this tutorial in further detail or to talk about your project needs :]. Jessica [!at] dollproject.com (Or use the 'contact' link at the end of this description).

All Doll Project tutorials are 100% developed by me, Jessica Hamilton. I have been teaching art workshops at national and private retreats for the last 7 years—I even taught on an episode of HGTV/DIY’s” Craft Lab.” I have a Bachelor of Science in Fine Art and a Master’s in Technical Writing—I love teaching and I love to research, experiment and write workshops!!

Here are some nice things clients have said about my PDF workshops:

“I would like to thank you for an excellent project. There is so much detail, real step by step process and enough info to make a wonderful [project]. I have now read through the whole thing and can't wait to start.”

“The "booklets" are fantastic. Well written and the pictures are a real help and not the typical "fluff" people seem to feel the need to stuff in their directions.”

“Hi Jessica, your instructions are well written and quite easy to follow.. I am happy w my purchase.”

“I just finally finished [printing] the class tutorial. WOW what a ton of work you do on this class. Just wanted you to know how appreciated it is. And I love the fact that my next [project] will be so much better because of it.”

“This workshop has been one of the best I've taken… Jessica is a fantastic teacher and the project is so much fun.”



Thank you for shopping with Doll Project on Etsy! :]
dollproject.etsy.com

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Reviewed by Justin Williams
5 out of 5 stars
May 6, 2018
Wonderful and detailed guide...can’t wait to get started!
How to Sculpt a Ball Jointed Doll BJD Art Doll PDF Tutorial by Doll Project

Reviewed by sonia young
5 out of 5 stars
Mar 31, 2018
I love your tutorials. They are always easy to understand and thorough. Thank you
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Can I sell the items I make using Doll Project Tutorials, Kits and Patterns?
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All rights reserved. No part of Doll Project tutorials may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying or otherwise without prior written permission of Jessica Hamilton. All patterns are original designs created by Jessica Hamilton.

How do I access your Online Tutorial?
Doll Project tutorial files are sent as PDF files in email attachments mailed to you within 24 hours of purchase (See Shipping Policy). Save the files to your computer so that you can open them anytime whether you are online or note. To open the PDF files, you will need free Adobe reader, available here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/ You can also save the PDF files to your smart phone or tablet. Many people choose to print the tutorials and save them in binders. You can print as little or as much of the tutorial as you desire.

I lost the tutorial I purchased. What can I do?
Contact me through Etsy convos with the username you used for the purchase. I can re-email the files to you, no problem :].

How can I know this tutorial will be awesome?
These tutorials and kits are 100% developed by me, Jessica Hamilton. I have been teaching art workshops at national and private retreats for the last 7 years—I even shared my doll making on an episode of DIY’s” Craft Lab.” I have a BS in Fine Art and a Master’s in Technical Writing—I love experimenting and creating new doll projects and I love to share them with others!

Here are some nice things clients have said about my PDF tutorials:

“I would like to thank you for an excellent project. There is so much detail, real step by step process and enough info to make a wonderful [project]. I have now read through the whole thing and can't wait to start.”

“The "booklets" are fantastic. Well written and the pictures are a real help and not the typical "fluff" people seem to feel the need to stuff in their directions.”

“Hi Jessica, your instructions are well written and quite easy to follow.. I am happy w my purchase.”

“I just finally finished [printing] the class tutorial. WOW what a ton of work you do on this class. Just wanted you to know how appreciated it is. And I love the fact that my next [project] will be so much better because of it.”

“This workshop has been one of the best I've taken… Jessica is a fantastic teacher and the project is so much fun.”

See more great feedback here on etsy:
http://www.etsy.com/people/dollproject/feedback?ref=ls_feedback

______________________________________________________________________
Want more doll projects? Join over 1,000 doll enthusiasts in more than 33 countries. Subscribe to my free monthly Doll Projects newsletter at http://dollproject.com
Some Frequently Asked Questions for Doll Project Patterns & Tutorials

Can I sell the items I make using Doll Project Tutorials, Kits and Patterns?
Yes, you may sell the projects created using my tutorials and patterns without restriction as long as it is you making the product (not a factory).

What about Copyright for the tutorials?
All rights reserved. No part of Doll Project tutorials may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying or otherwise without prior written permission of Jessica Hamilton. All patterns are original designs created by Jessica Hamilton.

How do I access your Online Tutorial?
Doll Project tutorial files are sent as PDF files in email attachments mailed to you within 24 hours of purchase (See Shipping Policy). Save the files to your computer so that you can open them anytime whether you are online or note. To open the PDF files, you will need free Adobe reader, available here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/ You can also save the PDF files to your smart phone or tablet. Many people choose to print the tutorials and save them in binders. You can print as little or as much of the tutorial as you desire.

I lost the tutorial I purchased. What can I do?
Contact me through Etsy convos with the username you used for the purchase. I can re-email the files to you, no problem :].

How can I know this tutorial will be awesome?
These tutorials and kits are 100% developed by me, Jessica Hamilton. I have been teaching art workshops at national and private retreats for the last 7 years—I even shared my doll making on an episode of DIY’s” Craft Lab.” I have a BS in Fine Art and a Master’s in Technical Writing—I love experimenting and creating new doll projects and I love to share them with others!

Here are some nice things clients have said about my PDF tutorials:

“I would like to thank you for an excellent project. There is so much detail, real step by step process and enough info to make a wonderful [project]. I have now read through the whole thing and can't wait to start.”

“The "booklets" are fantastic. Well written and the pictures are a real help and not the typical "fluff" people seem to feel the need to stuff in their directions.”

“Hi Jessica, your instructions are well written and quite easy to follow.. I am happy w my purchase.”

“I just finally finished [printing] the class tutorial. WOW what a ton of work you do on this class. Just wanted you to know how appreciated it is. And I love the fact that my next [project] will be so much better because of it.”

“This workshop has been one of the best I've taken… Jessica is a fantastic teacher and the project is so much fun.”

See more great feedback here on etsy:
http://www.etsy.com/people/dollproject/feedback?ref=ls_feedback

______________________________________________________________________
Want more doll projects? Join over 1,000 doll enthusiasts in more than 33 countries. Subscribe to my free monthly Doll Projects newsletter at http://dollproject.com

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