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Yaqulek
« on: January 29, 2012 07:09:46 PM »

This was supposed to be a "quick", "fun" Roll Eyes project I had so many problems with it, that it has taken me years to finish.

 




It is sculpted out of Super Sculpey, Kato, and epoxy. It is painted with acrylic paint, colored chalk, mica powder, and glitter. The eyes are Austrian crystal, the mane is dyed Tibetan lamb's wool, the fins are made of cellophane and wire. It has been coated in clear resin for a durable glossy finish. It is 6 in long and 3 1/2 in tall.

The eyes are very reflective and seem to glow in the right light




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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2012 07:38:30 PM »

Beautiful!  Can't even imagine that as detailed a hippocampus as this could ever have been made quickly, and I'm sorry it ended up not being fun for you.  But your time, effort, and determination certainly paid off.  Thank you for sharing another example of your spectacular gifts as a sculptor.
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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2012 08:01:38 PM »

That is amazing.  So detailed and beautiful, and the colors you used are awesome!  This rocks.
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2012 11:40:21 PM »

this is amazing! I love the colors and everything Cheesy You did an excellent job on it Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2012 04:41:49 AM »

This is gorgeous! The attention to detail in it is amazing!
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« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2012 05:12:07 AM »

this is gorgeous!  Well worth the effort, it appears!
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« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2012 06:15:55 AM »

jaw dropping colours! Shocked
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« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2012 04:24:16 PM »

absolutely stunning! the fins are incredible. I love the holes in them
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« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2012 09:57:35 PM »

This is beautiful work....well worth waiting for...keep up the good work!   Grin
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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2012 04:45:38 PM »

My god this is beautiful! I love the fins and the colors you chose. I'm pining this right now!! Cheesy
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