Sculpting Nutcracker Toy in Nomad Sculpt [On iPad]

This 15-day Nomad sculpt challenge will surely help Digital Sculpt Beginners to learn…Nomad sculpts basics..

Welcome to day 09 of the Nomad Sculpt Challenge:

Using Nomad Sculpt on an iPad to create a Nutcracker can be a project that is both enjoyable and demanding. The following is a tutorial that will walk you through each stage of creating a basic nutcracker sculpture in Nomad Sculpt:

  • You should begin by launching Nomad Sculpt, creating a new project, and selecting a cylinder as the beginning shape for your model.
  • Make the cylinder take the basic form of the body of the Nutcracker by manipulating its position using the Move tool. You may refine the surface by using the Smooth tool, while the Clay tool allows you to add and remove material from the model.
  • Make cuts with the Cut tool to remove the arms, legs, and head from the figure. You can specify the edges of these features by using the “Pinch” tool in your toolbox.
  • Make use of the Reference Image option in order to bring in an image of a nutcracker that can serve as a guide as you sculpt. It is possible to align the reference image with your sculpt by making use of the Grid tool.
  • Include any additional components that you’d like on the body of the Nutcracker, such as the belt, the buttons, and anything else that comes to mind. Make use of the Crease tool to define any edges that are very pointed.
  • Use the Move tool and the Clay tool to form the features of the arms and legs, such as the curves and the angles. This may be done by clicking and dragging the respective tools. Make use of the Crease tool to define any edges that are very pointed.
  • Make the mouth and the teeth with the Cut tool, and save your progress. You can specify the edges of these features by using the “Pinch” tool in your toolbox.
  • Utilize the Move tool in conjunction with the Clay tool in order to give the head its distinctive features, such as its nose, eyes, and ears. Make use of the Crease tool to define any edges that are very pointed.
  • Utilize the Material tool to apply distinct materials to the various components of the Nutcracker. For example, you can use wood for the body of the Nutcracker, metal for the teeth and the belt, and fabric for the hat. Altering the setting and lighting is another option for achieving the desired appearance.
  • After you have perfected your sculpture to your satisfaction, save it as an OBJ or STL file so that you may use it for 3D printing or some other purpose.
  • Don’t forget to save your work frequently as you go along, and don’t be hesitant to try out new things and experiment with different approaches. You are free to design the Nutcracker according to your own ideas thanks to the extensive toolkit and feature set offered by Nomad Sculpt.

Minimum Requirements to start Nomad sculpt 15-day Challenge- Nomad sculpt Tutorial

To start the Nomad Sculpt 15-day challenge, you will need the following minimum requirements:

  1. An iPad: Nomad Sculpt is designed to work on iPads running iPadOS 13 or later.
  2. Nomad Sculpt app: You will need to download the Nomad Sculpt app from the App Store. The app is not free, so you will need to purchase it before starting the challenge.
  3. Basic knowledge of digital sculpting: While the Nomad Sculpt Challenge is aimed at beginners, it is recommended that you have some basic knowledge of digital sculpting techniques before starting.
  4. Internet connection: You will need a stable internet connection to download the app and participate in the challenge.
  5. Time commitment: Each day of the challenge will require a certain amount of time to complete the assigned task. You should plan to set aside enough time each day to complete the challenge.

By meeting these minimum requirements, you will be able to participate in the Nomad Sculpt 15-day challenge and improve your digital sculpting skills on your iPad.

Good Going!!

Tutorial- Sculpting NutCracker in Nomad Sculpt [15-day Challenge in Nomad sculpt- day 9]

Tutorial Sculpting Nut Cracker Toy in Nomad sculpt

So I did Nutcracker Toy this time (I think I have an extreme thirst for booze right now)

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Nomad Sculpt Quick Guide

Nomad Sculpt is a sculpting app available for both iPad and Android. If you have an iPad, you’ll have to purchase it to download it.

On Android, however, you can download it for free and unlock the tools via in-app purchases. (Let me tell you, the free version has limited features.).

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More Information About Nomad Sculpt

Check out the Nomad Sculpt Cartoon panda Tutorial on Youtube below for more details.

Sculpting Nutcracker toy in Nomad Sculpt- Tutorial

Nomad Sculpt 15 days Challenge FAQs

What is the Nomad Sculpt Challenge?
The following are some questions that have been asked rather frequently (FAQs) in relation to the Nomad Sculpt Challenge:

What exactly is meant by the phrase “Nomad Sculpt Challenge”?
The Nomad Sculpt Challenge is a competition that lasts for 15 days and invites sculptors and artists to hone their talents by using the Nomad Sculpt software on their iPads to practise and develop their techniques.

To take part in the Nomad Sculpt Challenge, what are the prerequisites that must be met?
In order to take part in the challenge, you will need an iPad as well as the Nomad Sculpt software, which can be obtained from the App Store for a Price of $14.99( If you have an Android tablet you can download it for free, however, it has Limited Functionalities). You also need to have a fundamental understanding of how to use the programme and the skills involved in digital sculpting.

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What are the requirements to participate in the Nomad Sculpt Challenge?
To take part in the challenge, all you need to do is adhere to the guidelines that have been supplied by the challenge organiser.

These instructions can typically be found on the challenge organizer’s website or social media sites.

Do I need to complete the challenge in its whole, all 15 days?
You are not required to finish the entire 15-day challenge in its entirety. Nevertheless, if you complete all 15 days, it will help you enhance your sculpting talents and establish a habit of frequently practising your craft.

During the course of the challenge, am I able to update others on my progress?
During the challenge, it is strongly urged that you share your progress with the other participants.

You can interact with other people taking part in the challenge and gain comments on your work by posting it on social media sites and using the challenge hashtag.

Here is the FB Nomad Sculpt Group that you can be a part of FB Group-Nomad Sculpt. This is a Group open to CGI artists using the Nomad Sculpt app. The Group offer creative support, Group Expert troubleshooting, tutorials, and advice on 3D illustration and 3D printing from a growing network of experienced members - plus a general haven to hang out for the Nomad community members, start a discussion and share your Nomad Sculpt work.

I was wondering if there were any prizes for those who finished the Nomad Sculpt Challenge.
At the moment there are none!!. It is up to the individual challenges to determine whether or not the organiser will provide any prizes for participants. Nevertheless, the primary objective of the competition is to assist competitors in improving their sculpting abilities and establishing connections with others in the sculpting community.

What comes next when the obstacle has been overcome?
After the sculpting challenge is over, you have the option of continuing to hone your abilities independently or taking part in more sculpting challenges or projects.

You can also seek comments on your work from other sculptors by joining online communities, which you can find on the internet.

Is it possible for newbies to participate in the Nomad Sculpt Challenge?
The Nomad Sculpt Challenge is open to artists and sculptors of all experience levels, including novices, so yes, you may participate. The daily activities are designed to be doable by anyone who has a fundamental understanding of the processes involved in digital sculpting.

Even if I don’t own an iPad, am I still able to participate in the challenge?
Nope: The Nomad Sculpt Challenge is not compatible with any other device; it was developed only for usage on iPads. You won’t be able to take part in the challenge if you don’t have access to an iPad.

When it comes to the challenge, am I allowed to use a different programme for sculpting?
Nope!!The Nomad Sculpt Challenge is not compatible with any other app; rather, it was developed expressly for use with the Nomad Sculpt app.

Even though there are probably more sculpting apps out there with comparable features, the tasks for the challenge are meant to be done using the Nomad Sculpt app.

Is it possible for me to skip days during the challenge?
You are free to skip days in the challenge if you feel it is necessary. However, completing all 15 days of the challenge will help you develop a pattern of consistent practice, which will in turn improve your sculpting abilities.

Can I Take Part in the Challenge Even Though I Don’t Have Social Media Account?
If you aren’t active on any social media platforms, don’t worry; you can still take part in the challenge.

However, connecting with other challenge participants and receiving feedback on your work can be facilitated by sharing your progress with other people and making use of the challenge hashtag.

When using the Nomad Sculpt app, are I able to use a stylus or any other accessories?
Yes, the Nomad Sculpt app is compatible with a wide range of styluses and accessories, all of which have the potential to improve the sculpting experience that you have.

Do I need prior expertise with sculpting or 3D modelling to participate in this class?
It is not needed to have any previous experience in order to take part in the Nomad Sculpt Challenge; however, having some past knowledge of sculpting or 3D modelling can be helpful.

The competition is open to artists and sculptors of all experience levels, including novices, and is intended to encourage creative expression.

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About the Author:

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