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« on: December 18, 2012 10:46:37 AM »

Christmas is coming closer ... and this is the first of the three wise men arriving!

I´ve already finished this one last year. Unfortunately this is still the only one.

I made this of fimo soft mixing up a lot of colors.
The red cloak was made of a mixture of the shades -24 and -26 ... this is a very nice blood red - not too dark and not to light.

Underneath I did craft the actual body using normal red. This way Melchior looks chubbier and funnier - just cute! I saw this at some figures you could buy.

The crown was made of a simple flat piece with spikes put together.

I was never really happy with the actual shade of fimo soft gold. So this time I tried something new.
There is some gold powder available that you can mix up with varnish. Then I covered the already baked figure with this and I was really surprised. This looks like real gold to me! I´m still so happy with it and I can really recommend this to you!

I didn´t really have any idea how to make him look like he´s bringing gold. So I sculpt some coins and a necklace. I am not so glad I did sculpt the necklace. What do you think of it? Do you guys have any other ideas?

Have fun !

This is what my nativity set looks now:
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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2012 11:33:23 AM »

this is great!! and the wise men traditionally aren't added to the nativity scene until the 6 January..so you have loads of time to make caspar and balthazar

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