Online on-demand course

Squirrel 3D Fabric Sculpted Woodland Creature available in video format for you to create at home - by Inky Escapades



This is a home learning course where we will create a fabric sculpted squirrel approximately 9" x 9". This particular project is quite challenging and time consuming but such fun. In these extensive step by step videos I will lead you through the process to create an armature, cover the armature in fabric and mop head and create the facial features. I then explain fully the colouring process. I will supply basic ingredients to create this project assuming you already have Powertex. Alternatively I can supply a complete kit of everything you require to complete this project. Let me introduce you to the wonderful world of Powertex. It is a water based, non-toxic and environmentally friendly universal medium it is a liquid essentially a paint and glue combined and it is a fabric hardener, used to create 2D or 3D sculptures. In the case of fabric sculpted creatures they can go in the garden once dried for 3 weeks however to be on the safe side they would benefit from a coat of varnish. Obviously you can go at your own pace and can ask me any questions at any time, via the 'Ask a question' button should you need to. The videos will be sent to you via an email link and you are reminded that they are for your own personal use only and are not to be replicated in any way.

What's included in the price?

The Following will be supplied in the video price – Powertex is extra Polystyrene oval for head mop head for tail fabrics for body Wire for ears beads for eyes wires for the whiskers polystyrene sphere for the “nut” Stone Art Clay for eyelids, Nose and mouth – This will be brown or black For the colouring you will need some Pigment colours I will supply Red Ochre. Yellow Ochre, Orange, White, Dark Brown, and some Easy Varnish Powertex Universal Medium can be supplied at extra cost

What you will need

You will need to collect the following items: Short stubby Bottle. Marinade style jar or small coffee jar, tin foil, masking tape, wooden skewers x3 craft knife, Pliers and wire cutters Apron, gloves, table covering, brushes for colouring, a brush for the Powertex, a floor covering if you are working in a carpeted area, a water jar, rolling pin and board, oven liner (Teflon sheet) some nylon string and a Nutella style jar for supporting the tail whilst it dries For the colouring you will need 2/3 flat brushes and one or two fine brushes to paint the details in the eyes


3¾ hours (10:00am to 5:00pm)



Inky Escapades

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Inky Escapades is run by Karen Hewitt, Artist, & Certified Powertex tutor in Fabric Sculpting, Stone Art Clay, Mixed Media and 3D Flex. My Powertex workshops will give you a window into your own personal creativity. I will offer you the tools and instruction to create fabulous works of art; beware though as Powertex is a very addictive hobby and you may find yourself consumed by its magic. Most materials used are recycled. I offer small workshops for up to 4 people or 1 to 1 by arrangement.

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Weekends
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Tutor can travel
  • Intermediate level
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