Make a Ganapati idol

(Use coupon "ZEN" for $15) Learn the art of clay sculpting!

Get trained in clay sculpting and make a Ganapati idol without using any mold/mould.
The course is about learning how to make an eco-friendly idol of Ganapati using wet clay and some very basic tools. This course is taught using video lectures and I have used some presentations slides to explain the materials used, answer FAQs and summarize the course.
This course is divided into 4 sections. We will be starting from making the basic structure and then go on to modeling the 4 hands, making the face, the trunk. Finishing touches will be added by making ornaments and other details.

You should do this course if
- you enjoy learning something new
- you like playing in clay and creating objects with it
- you are interested in sculpture as an art form
- you want to make a Ganapati idol on your own
If you have any questions, you can post them in the questions section and I'll respond to those.

By the end of this course, you will master the clay modeling techniques using which You can make clay models of other objects or animals as per your wish.
See you in the course!

Materials, tools and FAQ
Modeling the platform, legs and torso - Part 1
Modeling the platform, legs and torso - Part 2
Making the idol hollow - Part 1
Making the idol hollow - Part 2
Making dhoti and foot
Making hand without separate fingers
Making hand with separate fingers
Making hand with modak - Part 1
Making hand with modak - Part 2
Making the shawl on the shoulders
Making the lower portion of shawl
Making the head
Making the ears
Fixing the head
Making the third hand
Fixing the third hand
Making and fixing fourth hand
Making the trunk
Making the tusks
Making the eyes and jewelry
Making the crown, mouse and final cleanup

What's included

  • 23 Video Lessons

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Mandar Marathe


Fine Artist, Sculptor, Illustrator and Designer