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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:35 pm

Very nice, Congrats!
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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Fri Feb 28, 2014 7:21 am

Thank you SyLoBe, Jonas, Miguel, Ken  sunny 

Jonas, it is my first fullbody/animal sculpt  Very Happy I've tried making human busts, several years ago, so I'm not unfamiliar with the FIMO material and the concept of sculpting.

Roger, I did change my mind on the size. I stay in the little scales, for now  Very Happy 

I see, looking at Takins I really think Agata did a great job capturing the specie, really  cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:42 am

carola !!! is that your first time ?!!!! you are very talented !!!  Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:53 pm

Thank you very much NandO  cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:43 pm

Wonderful model for a first attempt-great musculature!!! Applause Applause 
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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:21 pm

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Jonas, it is my first fullbody/animal sculpt  Very Happy I've tried making human busts, several years ago, so I'm not unfamiliar with the FIMO material and the concept of sculpting.

I don't believe you, Carola Razz cheers cheers !

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Sat Mar 01, 2014 3:02 am

Beautiful model! And it's especially impressive for being your first one. Very nice job!
(I know it's not quite on topic, I'm also really impressed with the sketches you did as preparation.)
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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:22 pm

jonesee wrote:
@Carola wrote:

Jonas, it is my first fullbody/animal sculpt  Very Happy I've tried making human busts, several years ago, so I'm not unfamiliar with the FIMO material and the concept of sculpting.

I don't believe you, Carola Razz cheers cheers !

There is not long from human to animal, I think  Rolling Eyes Ok, I once made a tiny full body Lara Croft, but it was not very nice, and is possibly ten years go  Razz 

@bjarki12 wrote:
Beautiful model!  And it's especially impressive for being your first one.  Very nice job!
(I know it's not quite on topic, I'm also really impressed with the sketches you did as preparation.)

Thank you very much  sunny I'm happy you also like my sketch  Very Happy 

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PostSubject: New little Gypsy Vanner :-D   Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:53 pm

Hi all  cheers 

I got all hooked on making my own models, so I made a new one  Very Happy

I feel like a learn a lot, especially because when sculpting a model, there is no excuses, compared to when drawing 2D.
In 2D you can just skip things, or turn them your favorite angle and such - but with 3D - EVERYTHING must be considered.. but also, some things come as gifts... but still.. hard work, (to me that is  silent )!
I have the greatest respect for sculptors (even the makers of the mediocre 2014 Schleich horses - they are still, IMHO talented sculptors in many ways).

Well, on to my second FIMO Clay horse: Little Gypsy Vanner
I think she is better than my first. But still I have things to try - like hooves ...  tongue (Thank you for feathered drafters!)
AND - I don't mind reasonable critique. Such can help me improve  Smile 


Making of.


Baked and ready for paint  Very Happy (I use ordinary acrylics)


I'm not happy with her front legs (seen from the front) ..
























Here with a Breyer Stablemate and the good ol' Schleich Tinker Mare  Very Happy


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Size  Smile 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:04 pm

A very nice horse cheers cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:13 pm

Wow, great Shocked Shocked Shocked cheers sunny 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:02 pm

Ohhh! Carola, she is SO beautyful  cheers 

I am completely in awe of your talent ! WOW  Applause Applause 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:28 pm

I love her!!!  I love you I love you I love you  Wonderful job  cheers cheers 
(I don't know why but I love all the shire and tinker , irish cob figures)  lol! 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:38 pm

Carola, You truly are a sculptor! She's fantastic, I love her beautiful color and brave eyes.. and everything drunken 

I want a horse from you:( tongue Laughing 

Well done and congrats on the new horse I love you 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 11:12 pm

She is wonderful!

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:00 am

drunken drunken I was hoping you would do another soon! I love you So beautiful, and even better than the first, if that is possible! bounce
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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 2:53 am

Very nice. Done well.  Applause 
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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:15 am

Oh, Carola, this one is so beautifully done!!! Amazing piece! Wow! Congratulations!!! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:32 am

I just keep scrolling up, to see the horse over and over.
I adore this one, really great job  cheers 
(Can you do a Frisian?....Maybe?...One day?....:3)

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 2:38 pm

Oh She's gorgeous. Congrats and great job!

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 2:55 pm

Lovely work again,congrats!!! Applause Applause 
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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:07 pm

Thank you Andreas, Bonobo, Susanne, Álvaro, Jonas, AlienMantis, 4U, Geospiza fortis, Anna, Karin, Sarloos, Taos  cheers  Embarassed  Very Happy I'm very happy you like her!

@NightLioness wrote:
I just keep scrolling up, to see the horse over and over.
I adore this one, really great job  cheers 
(Can you do a Frisian?....Maybe?...One day?....:3)

Thank you, yes a Friesian could be - one of my favroites too  drunken And will possibly be easier to paint  Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:26 pm

I thought I had already commented on your Tinker but... What a Face
I am really impressed that from your previous horse to this one we already see a remarkable development. cheers This figure is wonderfully done! Very Happy
I think the front legs look great, maybe you can put them less spread reducing the featering on innner legs. Though, I think you don't need to retouch it.
Like Jonas, I also want to have a horse from you. Maybe a stablemate sized Princess without braids and in a Shire body. bounce bounce Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:52 pm

She's adorable! I really recognize Tinky in her, the face, the built  I love you You did a great job!
The proportions could be a little better. The belly and shoulder for example look a bit odd. But you're new in this, and I couldn't do it any better AT ALL! I'm really amazed how you can sculpt so nicely, even when it's only your second time doing it. So great job! The model you made looks more like an Irish Cob or Tinker than a Gypsy Vanner. (Vanners are bigger, she looks more like the 'pony-type' that they breed in Ireland atm)

The breedstandard is in Dutch.. But it explains how an Irish Cob should be perfectly, so it might be handy for in the future  Very Happy 
http://ics-nederland.com/index.php/nl/rasstandaard
^Fun fact, if you search Tinky in the 'online stamboek' (online studbook) you'll find her easily. She's the only one called Tinky with a 'STER' next to her name  Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: Carola's Homemade Models (Latest - Gypsy Vanner :-)   Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:00 am

Wow, she is amazing Carola!

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