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« on: March 02, 2010 03:50:07 AM »

Hey guys, long time lurker, first time poster. I hope it's okay for my first post to be this one..

So, my entry is a little chimp, made from polymer clay, painted with genesis paints and flocked with mohair (which took longer to complete than the sculpting).  His little toy banana is removable, though he gets cranky if it's kept away too long.  Wink






He does have a proper little body, and one arm is tucked under the other, but it's hard to tell - the camera can't seem to see past the shiny blackness of his hair (though it readily picks up the stray strands of polyfill that are still stuck to him that I didn't notice until I'd taken photos, oops! Embarrassed)

He's approximately one & a quarter inch tall.

I hope I did all this right. If not, feel free to throw (preferably soft or shiny) things at me.
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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2010 05:34:29 AM »

So detailed!  I love the texture of the mohair.  Great job. 
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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2010 05:40:15 AM »

very nice detail work, his little banana is so cute.
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2010 05:42:39 AM »

When I saw this thumbnail pic, I thought how realistic it looked but I never dreamed he was a mini! Shocked
He is very cool. I bet doing that mohair detail caused some serious sore eyes. He does need a name though.....
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2010 08:40:21 AM »

I can't believe how tiny he is!! I never would have guessed from the first picture. The detail in his expression is really incredible. So much personality in 1"!!
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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2010 08:44:36 AM »

too cute!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2010 10:11:38 AM »

The detail on this thing is crazy! I love the mohair technique you used. It looks so realistic. Can't believe how tiny it is!
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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2010 11:03:57 AM »

He's so tiny and adorable! And SO detailed! Wonderful job!  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2010 11:56:09 AM »

This is awesome! He's so cute! And so well detailed its sorta eerie Tongue amazing job!!! Mind if I ask how you stuck the mohair to the clay?
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« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2010 04:46:07 PM »

As a future primatologist...
I must say, that I love this little guy!
He is so great!
And yay for first posts being super!
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