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PostSubject: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 2:36 am

This was done in air-dry clay. He warped up slightly when drying, so the tail & belly are not sitting flat on the ground as I intended.





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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 3:07 am

Thank you for the good pics  Very Happy  It is a very nice model, what size is it ?

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 3:15 am

@Kikimalou wrote:
Thank you for the good pics  Very Happy  It is a very nice model, what size is it ?

Quite large, 19cm end to end, 6cm high. If the tail was straightened out it would be close to 30cm long!
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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 3:40 am

Wow. stunning figure. great job!

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:48 am

Woderful species, and wonderful model !!!! Applause Applause
This might be an inspiration to manufactures, so we do not always only get the comodo dragons Wink 

As I remember, you haven't made models for a very long time, so it is fantastic that you only have a slight problem with the materials. The model is awesome  cheers

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:05 am

Great model and nice pics  cheers cheers cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:22 am

Excellent work  cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:53 am

Love it!

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:44 am

Great work!! Such nice details on the scales  drunken 
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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:44 am

Great work! Congrats! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Tue Dec 24, 2013 3:28 pm

That's a nice piece, very realistic.  cheers 
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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:38 am

Really nice! The paintwork is impressive :)

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Wed Dec 25, 2013 12:44 pm

Thanks for the great feedback. cheers  I'm inspired by the comments and already made a good start on my next project. If you want a sneak peek have a look here https://www.facebook.com/JasonSmit.ClaySculpting . Otherwise I'll put some photos up in a few days  Smile
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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Wed Dec 25, 2013 3:30 pm

How did I miss this topic? Sleep Beautiful sculpture! cheers Applause
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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:19 am

Beautiful, excellent work! I admired this one on your facebook, he is so clever.

Might I ask what scale you made him to?

He is so realistic.

Haha - we have one of these wandering about at the moment, taunting my dogs!  Shocked  A huge, monitor one... sheesh.  Rolling Eyes 
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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:52 am

@MiniZoo wrote:
@Kikimalou wrote:
Thank you for the good pics  Very Happy  It is a very nice model, what size is it ?

Quite large, 19cm end to end, 6cm high. If the tail was straightened out it would be close to 30cm long!

Wow, it could stand in the "incredible creatures" line.

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:46 pm

Yesterday I went for a bush walk with family at Nelson's Bay in NSW when we heard a noise to our right. I was very excited when it turned out to be a Goanna with almost identical colour and markings to my model!!

The photo is not great because it had walked off a bit before I got the camera ready. Goanna's can have all sorts of markings so I consider this to be a pretty special day as it was only 2 or three metres away when we first saw it

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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:43 pm

MiniZoo, how exciting!

The one we have stalking our farm is exactly like the one in your model - and huge in comparison to average sized goannas.
As we live on the edge of scrub country, we often get a great variety of goannas.
We have smaller, spotted ones, larger, brightly banded ones, and bigger monitors still.

These gigantic big ones are not the sort I'd like to mess with!
We had one once helping himself to an already dead sheep! Must have thought he'd found a pretty good meal! =P
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PostSubject: Re: As requested .. images of Goanna   Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:33 am

What a story  Very Happy  no goannas for me when I have a walk in the country  drunken 

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