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« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2012 04:55:08 PM »

Thank you guys, so much for the kind words! Too nice Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2012 02:39:49 PM »

Fun fact: THIS ROCKS.  Wink

The whole thing is so many forms of rock-my-socks-fantastic, and I really love the toucan doodles surrounding the base on the vintage paper. The sculpture itself is amazing, and I love how expressive your new friend is. In other words, beautiful job!
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« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2012 12:30:42 PM »

Really great piece, nooo!
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« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2012 02:24:20 AM »

This is one awesome toucan! I love him, he looks ready to party!
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« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2012 05:24:23 AM »

He's adorable! You did such a great job on his painted details; it's almost as if he's alive. And I love the sassy hat. Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2012 07:57:25 AM »

He is amazing! How did you keep the air dry clay from cracking over the hard armature?
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« Reply #16 on: June 05, 2012 05:59:40 PM »

He is amazing! How did you keep the air dry clay from cracking over the hard armature?

I have no idea! It just didn't crack Smiley The layer of clay, at its thinnest, was probably 1/4" thick, so that might have something to do with it. This is the kind of clay I used: http://www.amazon.com/Activa-Premier-Lightweight-Stone-28-Ounce/dp/B002VR0C26/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1338944279&sr=8-1
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« Reply #17 on: June 05, 2012 09:32:54 PM »

Oh hooray!  I just bought some of this a couple of weeks ago but haven't had a chance to try it out!  You've inspired me!  Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: June 06, 2012 08:11:46 AM »

 Grin great sculpt! i love his beaded eyes. and the hat. he looks like a toucan on holiday Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2012 05:57:52 PM »

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