2021 Official Prompt List

Every October, artists from around the world get together and sculpt something new every day of the month. Join the challenge and share your work online with #sculptober

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Sculptober 2021 Prompt List


Simple but Difficult

One of the hardest parts of sculpting is actually coming up with an idea of what to create. Use the official sculptober prompt list above to help with that.


Step 1: Create

Create a sculpture in any medium. Digital, physical, doesn't matter. What is important, is that you create! Don't get caught up in the what ifs and just go for it.


Step 2: Share

Share your creation on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and wherever else you like to share your work. Just get it out there!


Step 3: Tag

Make sure to use the hashtag #scupltober so that your work can be found by other participants and followers.

How To

Maybe you're brand new or just a little rusty and want to get back in quickly. Check out these courses and tutorials going over sculpting processes, techniques, and the overall approach on how to sculpt in ZBrush.


If you are wondering what supplies to use, what kind of tablet you need, or just how to get started - check out this list of great tools for beginners and masters alike.



Follygon's most used brushes, plus a few extras. Includes over 10 unique brushes that will give clean and efficient results. Includes free updates.



Follygon spent years tweaking these materials to get them to what they are today. Great for sculpting and being able to better understand the form of your surface. Includes free updates.


Custom UI

Follygon's custom ZBrush UI and Hotkeys. Updated regularly when new versions of ZBrush are released. Includes free updates.


XP-Pen Graphics Tablet

The perfect replacement for a traditional mouse! The XP-Pen advanced Battery-free stylus does not require charging, allowing for constant uninterrupted Draw and Play. Now comes with 20 replacement nibs.


Wacom One Graphics Tablet

Perfect for kids or beginning artists, This easy to use graphic tablet is great for drawing, sculpting and editing photos. Replaces your mouse and turns your computer into a digital drawing canvas.


XP-Pen Artist 13.3 Pro Drawing Monitor Pen Display

Features a 13.3 inch vibrant display with 6 hot keys and a touch bar. The 8192 level of pressure sensitivity pen stylus offers precise line drawing and gets rid of the shackles of charging. Paint and draw on the graphics monitor to breaks down the creative barriers.


Wacom Cintiq 16 Graphic Tablet Display

A more affordable pen Display with Wacom Pro Pen 2 technology, 8,192 pressure levels and tilt recognition. It's amazing precision and reduced Parallax provide the most natural drawing experience.


Monster Clay 5lbs

World famous Monster Clay. 5lb Tub - Medium Consistency, Sulfur Free, Oil/Wax Based, High Plasticity, Comes in Oven-Safe Container.


Chavant NSP Medium 2lbs

Professional Oil Based Sulfur Free Sculpting Clay. Non-drying oil based clay, Can be used with silicone, Reusable and melt-able.


Blisstime Set of 30 Sculpting Tools

30 pieces in total: contain most of modeling clay tools you will ever need, great for carving, shaping, modeling, cutting, scraping, brushing, smoothing and so on.


Moleskine Art Sketchbook

From sketchbooks and sketchpads to watercolor notebooks with heavy paper, to music notebooks with plain and pentagram pages, to storyboard layout notebooks, Moleskine's art collection of notebooks offer the quality you need.


Uni Pin Drawing Pens with 6 Assorted Tip Sizes

This set of 6 Black Uni Pin Fineliners includes a 0.05mm, 0.1mm, 0.2mm, 0.3mm, 0.5mm and 0.8mm. Water-resistant, lightfast ink, Long, metal-clad tip - especially suitable for use with rulers and stencils. Ergonomic grip zone and pocket clasp.


Ben "Follygon" De Angelis

When I first started sculpting, I really wanted to improve quickly. So I started a month long challenge to help me improve my sculpting skills. I enjoyed it so much I ended up continuing that challenge for a total of 100 days. And now it's the perfect time to do it again! Join me over on Instagram as I create something new every day for Sculptober!

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