Sculpture - Part 1 | Grade 5-8

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What You Will Learn

This course teaches the basics of sculpting with non-hardening clay from the wire skeleton to the details on the finished piece.

Keywords: clay, sculpture, texture, hand-crafted, dragons, non-hardening clay, wire skeleton


Design For 

Grade 5 - Grade 8




Course Overview

6 - 10



hours per class

Eastern Time


3:30 - 5:00 p.m. EST 

Pacific Time


12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. PST

6 - 12 classes / meet once a week
Part 1:
1/10/2021, 1/17/2021, 1/24/2021,
1/31/2021, 2/7/2021, 2/14/2021
Part 2:
2/21/2021, 2/28/2021, 3/7/2021,
3/14/2021, 3/21/2021, 3/28/2021


This course page is for Part 1 (the first 6 lessons) registration.

If you are interested in Part 2 (the latter 6 lessons), please click here

We highly recommend taking both Part 1 and Part 2 courses for the best learning outcome!




Unit 1. Introduction

Unit 2. Human Armature

Unit 3. Human Body

Unit 4. Human Head

Unit 5. Cat/ Dog Armature

Unit 6. Cat/ Dog Body

Unit 7. Cat/ Dog Head

Unit 8. Dragon Armature

Unit 9. Dragon Body

Unit 10. Dragon Wings

Unit 11. Dragon head and details

Unit 12. Wrap up and review

Course Projects

Project 2: Creating a wire and/ or wood “skeleton” of a person

Project 6: Sculpting the cat/ dog body with aluminum foil and clay

Project 11: Sculpting the dragon/ monster head and adding details





*Prepare your own materials






Jaye Raine

School of Visual Arts, BFA in Cartooning | Illustrator, Writer

Hello, my name is Jaye. I am an illustrator and writer. I have had my art published in two children's books and several comics anthologies. I have also produced many comics, illustrations, and prose stories that have been self-published. I earned a BFA in Cartooning from the School of Visual Arts and a BS in Biology from the City University of New York.

Jaye's Artworks