How to Sculpt a Dinosaur Part 1 - Armature Building & Sculpting Primary Forms


Learn how to sculpt a dinosaur bust! In Part 1 of his 2-part dino-sculpting webcourse series, award-winning fine artist and paleo-sculptor Chris Darga shares the first steps in his process for bringing dinosaurs back to life through clay sculpture. Using paleontological reference as his guide, Darga works from the inside out, starting with armature building and finally blocking out the primary forms of the skull, jaw, and neck.

Approximate Run Time - 2:58:54


  • Using Dinosaur Reference
  • How to Build an Armature
  • Dinosaur Sculpting Tools
  • Building Up Primary Forms in Clay


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Christopher Darga