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Art Toy Creation

A course by Luaiso Lopez
Graphic designer. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined January 2015
, Graphic designer

Learn how to design, build and model a unique and collectible 3D character

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (496)
  • 16338 students

Learn how to design, build and model a unique and collectible 3D character

Halfway between artistic sculpture and toys, Art Toys are collectible figurative characters for exhibitions, events, or private collectors, according to graphic designer and illustrator Luaiso López. The playful and creative aesthetics of Luaiso's works bring together his two passions: animation and video games.

Learn how to make an Art Toy, beginning from the concept creation stage to the final presentation, with the help of Luaiso. By the end you will create a unique three-dimensional figure, adding your own style to it.

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What will you learn in this online course?

20 lessons & 16 downloads

What will we do in the course
2 minutes, 26 seconds
Design and sketch
7 minutes, 54 seconds
Materials and tools
3 minutes, 26 seconds
Move the skeleton
10 minutes, 41 seconds
Move the skeleton II
13 minutes, 28 seconds
Turn up the volume
10 minutes, 24 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (496)
  • 16338 students
  • 20 lessons (3h 23m)
  • 16 additional resources (4 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You'll create an Art Toy true to your style and your initial idea or concept.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

To anyone who wants to learn how to model an Art Toy, either as a hobby or for commercial purposes.

Requirements and materials

No previous toy design knowledge necessary, although basic design knowledge and manual skills are required.

As for the materials, you'll need paper, pencil, wire, small pliers, aluminum foil, polymer clay, a conventional oven and spray paint.


Reviews

16338 Students
496 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Luaiso Lopez

A course by Luaiso Lopez

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Graphic designer

Born in Alicante, Spain, Luaiso López graduated in Graphic Design at the Espai Gráfic School and in Self-Publishing at EASDA; He then became a professional in illustration and began modeling as a self-taught artist, creating his first collection of sculptures in 2014.

His first limited edition of Zombie Mario sold out a few weeks after its launch in Singapore with Pobber Toys. Luaiso participated in several exhibitions and made Art Toys for the TOPIC Museum in Guipúzcoa, in collaboration with the artist Kram making an Art Toy for his exhibition in the room of Montana. He also designed a Zombie Popeye for Medialink on the character's 90th birthday. As a photographer and illustrator, he won the 'Propuestas' Contemporary Art Award in 2011.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course
  • U2

    Art toys, concept and design

    • Search for ideas
    • Design and sketch
    • Materials and tools
  • U3

    Giving life to your art toy

    • Move the skeleton
    • Move the skeleton II
    • Turn up the volume
    • Baked and sanding
    • To model
    • To model II
    • To model III
    • To model IV
    • Color
    • Color II
    • Color III
    • Finishing touches
  • U4

    Show your work

    • Transportation and shipping
    • How and where to show your work
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creation of an Art Toy

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Art Toy Creation. Craft course by Luaiso Lopez Best seller

Art Toy Creation

A course by Luaiso Lopez
Graphic designer. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined January 2015
  • 99% positive reviews (496)
  • 16338 students