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« on: November 11, 2008 07:30:18 AM »

I don't believe I can post photos directly at this time, but I couldn't hold out much longer so I've posted links.  I wanted to share my Jack-in-the-box (or rather Jacka$$-in-the-box) Kim Jong il.





He's made of super-sculpey with cloth arms (yes, you can see stitching on the shirt and I even sculpted a zipper!).  The arms each bobble separately and the figure itself also bobbles.  His glasses are made of wire and shrinky-dink and the box is wood.  The handle turns, and although there is resistance there is no music or anything.  The whole thing stands about 10" high.

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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2008 07:40:29 AM »

Oh, wow, haha, I think this is absolutely fantastic and clever. I think you should make more of these.
What kind of paint did you use?
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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2008 07:45:54 AM »

The paint was just basic acrylic crafting paint (except for the green of the box which was spray-painted).

I will be taking a 3D Illustration course next semester so I'm looking forward to creating more three dimensional stuff. I'd never really done much like this before.

eta:  After painting the entire thing was sprayed (fabric too, but the glasses were removed) with clear satin spray paint.
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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2008 09:11:58 AM »

 Shocked That is awesome! He is so detailed! I love that he's hiding a missile behind his back and doing the Dr. Evil pinky-finger thing.  Cheesy What an adorable little dictator! Much better than the real-life Kim.
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2008 11:08:45 AM »

That is so amazing, what detail! I love the contrast between the fact that its a childrens toy and souch an adult subject kinda like political cartoons. :^)
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« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2008 11:47:10 AM »

JackA$$ in a box - SO funny!

(and such great work - very nice)
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« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2008 02:34:42 PM »

This is one of the greatest things ever! It's just fantastic and wonderful, hahaha, I just love it!
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« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2008 11:35:24 AM »

if only he was really that small and in a box.
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« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2008 07:30:35 PM »

Does he actually pop out? 

This is awesome.
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« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2008 04:03:21 AM »

Unfortunately, no he does not pop out.
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