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BelleMorte
« on: August 21, 2012 11:27:37 PM »

Dead Astaire loves to dance but his dance card is empty.  He will give you this black rose bud if you'll dance with him.

This is my original ink drawing that I based my sculpture off of.  I make an ink drawing first then craft either my necklace charms or sculptures from them.  Lately, though, my ink drawings have been better than either my charms or sculptures.  Except for Dead Astaire, he turned out wonderfully.  I placed the sculpture next to the drawing for comparison.

I was telling my husband that I need to start framing and displaying all my ink drawings.  They would make wonderful artwork.
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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2012 04:19:50 AM »

Love your zombie Fred. He still looks very stylish.
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SunnyDawn
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2012 10:34:32 AM »

What do you use for your sculpting materials?
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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2012 11:34:03 AM »

Mostly, I make these from white polymer clay with some 16 gauge wire snippets helping secure the head and arms to the body. The rest is just acrylic paint. For other sculptures i sometimes use grommets, screws, nuts, etc for decoration.
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« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2012 07:01:44 PM »

I realized after I asked that you posted in the polymer clay section but it doesn't look like polymer, that's really cool.  Nice work!
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2012 09:14:37 AM »

I love him! The drawing and the sculpture look so good together. It would be cool to have a collection of drawings and sculptures displayed in a shadow box.
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