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PostSubject: Cave lion 1:20   Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:40 pm

I present my next figure that maybe you've already seen some progress on my Facebook page "Signatustudio". As I say ...it was a impressive species that has always fascinated me and that ultimately this current. This is the cave lion (Panthera spelaea). A huge cat (1,20 m at the solder) that lived in palearctic until about 10,000 years ago and it was one of the main predators of the time. Last year was an important discovery in northern Siberia. Two cub frozen species, well preserved, that help us better understand the coat, color and structure of this kind ...

This will be my first figure of the Pleistocene epoch as the aurochs and the Tarpan but coexisted with cave lions,  they are extinct recently.
Hope you like it ! Very Happy





One of the two cubs found frozen in Siberia...


This is the picture I drew as a basis for the figure but I have been changing it to give a more fierce and alert with head up looking for prey




First steps in modeling the cave lion. Focusing on the head and a sketch of the body to which I will have to add more hair and defined musculature.

This animal must live in a very cold environment glacier and so the coat must be thicker giving it a more bulky appearance ...

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Mon Feb 08, 2016 9:51 pm

What a magnificent, wonderful kitty cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:30 pm

Very nice Miguel! I love his head drunken

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Mon Feb 08, 2016 11:09 pm

Beautiful.
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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:26 am

cheers Yeahhh, it will be a great model. Bravo Miguel! Applause

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 09, 2016 5:04 am

Nice kittie :)

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:09 am

Fantastic work! Amazing! cheers Can't wait to see it finished Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 09, 2016 11:53 am

Thank you Susanne, Christophe, Kosta, Andreas and Anna !! Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

Here are the final pics.Once added musculature and modeling hair and tail, Figure is ready to begin the process of painting.








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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:26 pm

Great cheers Will you make copies?

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:22 pm

@Kikimalou wrote:
Great cheers  Will you make copies?

Yes Christophe, first of all I have to do the mold, but then the copies will be available as usual through "Signatustudio" or "Likaonmodels" Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:43 pm

@signatus wrote:
@Kikimalou wrote:
Great cheers  Will you make copies?

Yes Christophe, first of all I have to do the mold, but then the copies will be available as usual through "Signatustudio" or "Likaonmodels" Very Happy

cheers jippie

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:56 pm

Cave lions are popular these days! That's a great work! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Wed Feb 10, 2016 2:37 pm

Thank you Christoph An Roger ! Very Happy Very Happy

Yes, I saw that this should be the year of the cave lion cat

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:43 pm

Wow!!!

Fantastic model, very attractive and very well made! I also like the scale that is the one I always use. How large is it?

I really, really, like a lot! specially, being a cat (A huge cat I would say).

Congratulations!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:44 pm

By the way, which type of clay you use?

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Thu Feb 11, 2016 5:07 am

This is looking wonderful, Signatus! Thanks for sharing!
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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:01 pm

Thank you Bjarki and Mgarat ! Very Happy

Mgarat, I appreciate your words coming from a specialist in felines like you. I also usually do figures in 1:20 and 1:22 scale and in this case I have modeled: super sculpey firm, modeling putty that hardens after heat.
Accurate measurements can not get the words right now because I'm doing the mold but next week I hope to have it finished and painted.

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:19 pm

I love this lion, wonderful model! cheers Beautiful pose and fur texture and nice proud face. Very cool Cool

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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Fri Feb 12, 2016 5:53 pm

It looks great! I like it! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Sun Feb 14, 2016 12:37 am

I am always amazed about what people can do with some clay!! Gorgeous creature!! affraid Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:50 am

Nice work - he looks so regal!
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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Sun Feb 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Beautiful work. Congrats! Applause
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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 16, 2016 12:06 pm

Thank you Anna, Noémi, Shanti, Minizoo and Robert ! sunny sunny sunny

Here are the final photos once painted, hope you like it  Very Happy

















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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 16, 2016 12:17 pm

Great colouring, fabulous model!
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PostSubject: Re: Cave lion 1:20   Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:31 pm

WANT IT Shocked cheers fantastic

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