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Gestural Sculpting with Blender

  • Software:Blender 2.8 Alpha  ·
  • Difficulty:Intermediate

Rough, Rapid, Yet Recognizable

Gestural sculpting is like sketching in 3D. And just like sketching, the core idea is to achieve essential shapes and forms in a quick-n-dirty fashion. Precision is not the goal; rather the goal is a rough but recognizable sculpture.

The benefit of learning to sculpt gesturally is an increase in speed but also rapid familiarity with shape-forming. It's a valuable approach if you'd like to level up general sculpting proficiency. But if you're interested human anatomy, gestural sculpting is a great way to boost your anatomy formation.

The subject in this video is an extreme yoga pose gesturally sculpted in under 30 minutes. If you follow along, I recommend that you continue practicing with the Gestural Sculpting Exercising.