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PostSubject: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:37 am

I started a 3D grevy's zebra a few months ago as a test to try something new.  
Its still in the early stages but I'm learning the zebra anatomy as I go.

These are static poses that will be posed to something more interesting after I'm done sculpting.



Also, I've just completed a model of the Paris Zoo Indian elephant Siam.
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:59 am

Wow, very impressive works again!!! Can't wait to see more! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:22 am

Very nice Andrew, I can't wait to see the printed versions of both!
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:10 am

@Ana wrote:
Wow, very impressive works again!!! Can't wait to see more! Very Happy
Me too :)

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:38 am

Wonderful work again Applause Applause Applause Applause Applause 

And i hope i can see also the zoo of Paris when we visit this city again Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:33 pm

Amazing job! I really like the zebra I love you So it will print in those colors then?
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:38 pm

Fantastic work again cheers 

The zebra is gorgeous Applause Applause 

And I am very, very impressed by the elephant, - this shows that it is possible to make a model Elefant, that really LOOKS like an elefant, - the movement is completely, 100 % Elefan-tastic elephant affraid cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:30 pm

They're beautiful, wonderful work Andrew!

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:10 pm

FABULOUS.Applause Applause What a Face affraid
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:51 pm

@HKHollinstone wrote:
They're beautiful, wonderful work Andrew!
Cool cheers Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:52 pm

They look great!

How do you find sculpting the zebra? I've always imagined it would be difficult to sculpt striped animals - I think the stripes would confuse me on what the shape ought to look like. And it's really interesting to hear that you can sculpt a static pose and then change the pose around. I would think you could make a whole herd pretty quickly, then.

I really love Siam! I wish the big model companies would make such impressive tuskers!
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:54 pm

Big YAY for Grevy's zebra! Very Happy
I'd buy even a one in boring, standing pose! I love it so far, I'm sure it'll be beautiful when finished!

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:11 am

Great works again Applause  I wish we will see some fantastic and natural poses for the zebra as you did with your elephants Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:58 am

Gosh....my jaw drops !! my sincere compliments:cheers: cheers 
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Wed Nov 06, 2013 1:58 am

Thanks to everyone for the comments, I'm still sorting out the files and doing test prints.....hopefully I will have a shop up running soon so these models can be purchased for those interested.

Schleich_Figures_4U wrote:
Amazing job! I really like the zebra :heart:So it will print in those colors then?
It is possible to print in colour but I haven't tried that before.

@bjarki12 wrote:
They look great!

How do you find sculpting the zebra?  I've always imagined it would be difficult to sculpt striped animals - I think the stripes would confuse me on what the shape ought to look like.  And it's really interesting to hear that you can sculpt a static pose and then change the pose around.  I would think you could make a whole herd pretty quickly, then.

I really love Siam!  I wish the big model companies would make such impressive tuskers!
The zebra is pretty similar to a horse so it is not as difficult as it seems.  I find the stripes help to show the form of the body and actually help to define its anatomy.  Yes, multiple poses can be obtained from the base model.
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:21 pm

Fantastic work again! The Zebra looks great and I can't wait to see Siam when He's done!
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:42 am

Bonjour Andrew,
I will like to know what happen with the grevy's Zebra and about the African bush
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:28 am

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Bonjour Andrew,
                   I will like to know what happen with the grevy's Zebra and about the African bush
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Hi,

I am working on a bull African bush elephant now but it is not done yet.  I plan to put this model for sale in a few weeks to my Shapeways shop.
I have not done any more work on the grevy's zebra.
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:44 am

Lovely elephant! I am also eager to see the zebra progress further. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:17 pm

Ohh, I'm in love with both! Shocked The zebra is fantastic in your sketch. I really wanna see more cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:28 pm

Great!!

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:13 am

Majestic fantastic, great job  Applause Shocked Cool sunny drunken 
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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Sat Sep 27, 2014 4:15 pm

Any news regarding the african elephant?

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:39 pm

Oh, it's already very beautiful! Can't wait to get it! cheers

But first I need to paint my Asian elephants pair Laughing elephant

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PostSubject: Re: Grevy's Zebra and Indian Elephant Models   Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:27 pm

I like that digital sculpting can be appreciated as much as traditional sculpting here. Great elephant!
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