Creature Sculpting with Jordu Schell | UArtsy
Creature Sculpting with Jordu Schell
Instructor:
Jordu Schell

Jordu Schell demonstrates his maquette and bust sculpting methods for creatures using traditional tools and materials.

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The 5 most important lessons:

  1. How to traditionally sculpt detailed creatures using tools and materials.
  2. Rapidly establish muscles and strong forms for readable characters.
  3. Sculpt skin details throughout characters using a variety of advanced techniques.
  4. Use traditional painting methods to establish color.
  5. How to sculpt creatures and busts from start to finish.
Course Outline
Project 1 : Sculpt Your Creature Maquette With Jordu Schell
Learn to create the block-in of your creature from armature to final forms
19 Lectures
Lecture 1  21:51
Armatures
Lecture 3  20:27
Seeing Asymetry
Lecture 4  11:37
Only Using Hands
Lecture 5  16:03
Modest Muscles
Lecture 6  13:50
Showing Structure
Lecture 7  15:35
Working The Other Side
Lecture 8  12:07
Evening Out The Highs & Lows
Lecture 9  13:41
Defining Final Forms
Lecture 10  11:53
Presenting Maquettes
Lecture 11  12:19
Hands and Head
Lecture 12  16:50
Seeing Problems are Good
Lecture 13  14:28
Adjustments and Refining
Lecture 14  15:26
Smoothing-Isopropyl Alcohol
Lecture 15  11:33
Smoothing-Torch
Lecture 16  17:08
Cleaning up the Maquette
Lecture 17  15:25
Detailing Face
Project 2 : Sculpting Skin With Jordu Schell
Now that you've got your base forms, add more life to your creature by sculpting some details!
7 Lectures
Lecture 1  19:29
Wrinkles
Lecture 2  13:53
Detailing the Feet
Lecture 3  11:35
Subtle Details
Lecture 4  16:40
Finer Skin Details
Lecture 5  13:53
Texture Stamps
Lecture 6  13:30
Smoothing Out the Details
Lecture 7  14:42
Detailing the Face
Project 3 : Creature Painting With Jordu Schell
It's time to add some color! Follow Jordu's techniques to paint your creature.
11 Lectures
Lecture 1  06:21
Eyes
Lecture 2  14:43
Base Coat
Lecture 3  04:57
Dry Brush Coat
Lecture 4  23:35
Airbrushing Pattern
Lecture 5  05:08
Airbrushing Veins
Lecture 6  13:27
Painting the Mouth
Lecture 7  15:07
Making the Teeth
Lecture 8  15:17
Re-doing the Teeth
Lecture 9  05:38
Final Touch-Ups
Lecture 10  03:51
Protective Paint Coat
Lecture 11  04:55
Painting on Gloss for Wet Areas
Project 4 : Sculpting a Creature Bust With Jordu Schell
Follow Jordu as he shows you how to sculpt one of his famous creature busts from start to finish!
12 Lectures
Lecture 1  27:04
Creating the Base
Lecture 2  13:53
Adding Believability and Individuality Part 1
Lecture 3  13:03
Adding Believability and Individuality Part 2
Lecture 4  27:59
Injecting Intensity and Clarity
Lecture 5  08:52
Refining
Lecture 6  13:05
Refining Further and Adding Detail
Lecture 7  18:31
Detailing
Lecture 8  41:33
Matching Detail on the Other Side
Lecture 9  16:43
Matching Detail Part 2
Lecture 10  36:53
Finer Detail and Texturing
Lecture 11  16:21
Creating Tight Detail
Lecture 12  14:36
Finishing Touches
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About the instructor

Jordu Schell has been in the film and television industry since 1987. His talent as a designer and sculptor is world renowned, and his credits include: “Avatar”, “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”, “300”, “Hellboy”, “Aliens vs. Predator – Requiem”, “Men in Black”, “The Mist”, “Batman Returns”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Alien: Resurrection”, “The X-Files Movie”, “Predator II”, “Galaxy Quest”, “Evolution”, “Babylon 5-The Series” (on which he designed an emmy award-winning creature make-up and the first fully digital creature for a television series), and many more.