Elena Loukianova

Kaspar, The Bohemian Poet with Elena Loukianova, ODACA Artist

Kaspar

Kaspar is a lonely “blue” poet, who seeks inspiration for his writings anywhere and everywhere, but mostly in the imaginative world of other writers and their creations. Books are his best friends. 

If you never had a chance to try air dry clay, like Creative Paperclay, here is your perfect chance – we will be using this wonderful modeling material to create Kaspar, from head to toe. But we will not stop there, we will be using fabrics, beads, wood, paper, etc. Sculpt, paint, dress, wig and accessorize your very own Bohemian Poet – KASPAR! Make miniature books with a variety of materials – leather, paper and clay.

Free Holiday Bird Ornament with Elena Loukianova

Red Queen Art Doll Bust with Elena Loukianova, ODACA Artist - VIDEO CLASS
Red Queen By ElenaOriginals

In this video class students will learn to sculpt a One of a Kind Art Doll Bust of the Red Queen, inspired by Alice in Wonderland famous character. The Art Doll Bust is sculpted with Polymer clay. Main focus is paid to the anatomy of the female face. Lessons show how to accentuate the features during the sculpting process as well as how to choose the paints to complete the look. Learn what makes the face expressive and elegant. Besides sculpting and painting, the tutorial shows how to wig the doll, costume it and create a custom base to suit the character’s design. The overall height of the Doll Bust is around 5 inches, including a 2 inch wooden base.

The materials used in this class are very diverse and include polymer clay, acrylic and oil heat-set paints, fabrics, beads, mohair, foil, decorative trims, ribbons, rubber stamps, distressed ink and a lot more! Get ready for information packed and fun project!

 

Sculpting Eyes in Polymer Clay with Elena Loukianova, ODACA Artist

Sculpting Eyes With ELena

Have you ever wondered where to buy eyes for the doll that you really wanted to make? Or maybe you found a pair but the size wouldn’t match? How about pink eyes or lavender? Or even Cat eyes? Learn to sculpt your own eyes in Polymer clay that you can add to your doll design. These eyes are fully bakeable at high teperatures, especially suited to work with polymer clay, however they are suitable for any type of doll: polymer clay, paper clay, cloth doll and even porcelain! For your convenience Elena has put together a video to guide you through the steps of making 3 pairs of eyes. The Lesson includes the Eye chart designed to help you with the sizing. It is not only easy but also a lot of fun! The video is divided into 5 parts for easy download.

"Aria" Steampunk Doll Part 1 with Elena Loukianova, ODACA Artist

Aria

Part 1. (Sculpting the Steampunk Doll & Painting)

By end of this lesson you will have a fully sculpted doll with the body and a face blushed and painted.  Elena will show how to sculpt trendy boots with Polymer clay. By following Elena’s steps you will turn beautiful hands into stylish gloves! Lots of tips which only came from Elena’s experience. No previous sculpting experience necessary. Multiple videos will cover this long but Fun process, showing you all the details and step-by-step instructions.

Part 2. Have your doll sculpted? But what to do next? What materials to use?

Elena will show you how to finish your sculpted art doll and give her a finished, finessed look. This part includes making the doll’s corset, texturing it, painting and decorating. Making accessories (a cute Steampunk hat), finishing the Doll’s costume with decorating gloves and shoes, making a skirt. Undergarments and stockings making is included. Even eyelash application! Wigging the doll and creating a beautiful Unique Steampunk base will complete this lesson.

"Aria" Steampunk Doll Part  with Elena Loukianova

Aria

Elena will show you how to finish your sculpted art doll and give her a finished, finessed look. This part includes making the doll’s corset, texturing it, painting and decorating. Making accessories (a cute Steampunk hat), finishing the Doll’s costume with decorating gloves and shoes, making a skirt. Undergarments and stockings making is included. Even eyelash application! Wigging the doll and creating a beautiful Unique Steampunk base will complete this lesson.

Strawberry Darling with Elena Loukianova, ODACA Artist

Strawberry Darling

"In my mind Strawberries are the Summer! Every time I see a strawberry it brings me thoughts of warmth and freshness. Why not have your very own Little Strawberry-inspired art doll and enjoy it all year round.

Create this dainty and elegant 7 inch art doll with Elena, using polymer clay and jewels!

Learn to sculpt, paint, apply hair and use polymer clay techniques to embellish a garment on your creation. Get inspired by nature and it’s variety of colors and shapes. What a perfect way to combine clay, fabric and jewels! 

No previous sculpting experience necessary.

Wall-Oh!-Ghost Online Video Class

ElenaOriginals Wall-Oh!-Ghost

Learn to make a One of Kind friendly Ghost in a Picture Frame in a Halloween spirit. Learn to paint and antique a wooden frame (get tips from Elena on what to use as an alternative, if you don't have a frame).

Sculpt a small face; Use Clay/Fabrics, etc. to make a Dress; Wig and assemble your Ghost. Paint a beautiful Antique looking picture frame or your own miniature closet!

Better yet, you can create your own or (family member) portrait!

Sculpting Hands in Polymer Clay with Elena Loukianova, ODACA Artist - VIDEO CLASS

Elena Originals Sculpting Hands Online Class

Learn to sculpt a beautiful and graceful pair of hands in Polymer clay. Elena has used this method to sculpt hundreds of hands. By following a few easy steps and instructions from Elena you will be able to make your own pair of hands, which will let you add expressiveness to your art doll. For your convenience Elena has put together an over 90 minute video to guide you through the steps of a making a pair of hands. There are also tips for posing the hands and attaching them to the arms. The video is divided into 9 parts, approximately 10 minutes each for easy download. It is not only easy but also a lot of fun!