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« on: May 13, 2011 07:49:02 AM »

 Hi all! I usually post in the polymer clay section but I thought it would be fun to show this completed piece here. It's a custom piece that included certain elements requested by the customer. The hope is that he can make a good mold of it and cast it in metal to use as a gear shifter knob in an antique Cadillac. He stands about 3.25" tall, entirely polymer clay.

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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2011 09:12:24 AM »

I'm not into skulls, but this is really good. I like the details on it & how you made it look like metal.
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2011 03:06:19 PM »

I love this! My cousin does this for custom hotrod/ muscle car accessories. He molds his and then casts in resin.
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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2011 07:32:59 PM »

Thankyou both! Yeah, I'm no so into skulls either but it was an awesome experience to learn the features and all that.

Samantha, I had been thinking about making them myself, too and casting in resin. I guess they would need to be painted? My understanding is this will be cast in silver, I don't even want to think about how much that would cost =(
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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2011 07:06:01 AM »

Wow, great job! Love the detailed work, I would like to see it once it is cast either in silver or resin. I think it would look good in a lead free pewter too.

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« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2011 11:02:08 AM »

Thankyou so much! I'm excited to see it cast, too, hopefully it won't take long! I hope it casts well.
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