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Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques by Mary McClung

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Closed-cell foam (L 200) was used for this project; however open-celled foam could also be used.

Figure 23-1

Figure 23-1: Start with design.

Figure 23-2

Figure 23-2: Sculpt the positive on a plaster head form to get the exact scale. Add wire to head form to support the clay.

Figure 23-3

Figure 23-3: Roughing in clay form and constantly looking at the sculpt from all angles.

Figure 23-4: Finished sculpt profile and front view.

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