AUTOPLAY
Slot Construction
9 steps
What you’ll need
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Cardboard Square Or Rectangle
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Hot Glue Gun (optional)
A Pair Of Scissors
1 sheet of white paper
Pencil
Acrylic Paint Or Spray Paint (Optional)
Select the correct materials and tools for your skill set and the size/scale of your project.
1. Select the correct materials and tools for your skill set and the size/scale of your project.
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Planning: Sketch out what you would like to create with slot construction
2. Planning: Sketch out what you would like to create with slot construction
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Armature: Breakdown the internal parts of your sketch to create the armature.
3. Armature: Breakdown the internal parts of your sketch to create the armature.
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Understand slot construction basics.
4. Understand slot construction basics.
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Create armature using slot construction for the internal structure of your creation.
5. Create armature using slot construction for the internal structure of your creation.
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Cut concentric circles for each section of the body, place 1/2”-1” apart, keep shapes flush w body.
6. Cut concentric circles for each section of the body, place 1/2”-1” apart, keep shapes flush w body.
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Grow or shrink your circles in size in direct relation to the size of the object in that area.
7. Grow or shrink your circles in size in direct relation to the size of the object in that area.
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Consider creating an ‘x’ with the end of limbs. It looks pleasing and reinforces sculpture.
8. Consider creating an ‘x’ with the end of limbs. It looks pleasing and reinforces sculpture.
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Reinforce joints with hot glue to strengthen. Paint or spray paint final piece to transform it.
9. Reinforce joints with hot glue to strengthen. Paint or spray paint final piece to transform it.
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