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PostSubject: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:31 pm

I want to make a huge bull of black Cape buffalo like the one you can see in the following picture...



Impressive, hey!!!

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:34 pm

...and this is the "frame" I made to start final sculpting:


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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Thu Mar 17, 2016 9:06 pm

YES ! WOW !!! What a handsome, impressive guy Shocked


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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Fri Mar 18, 2016 5:49 am

Brilliant! I started a Cape Buffalo a while back myself, but got busy with other things and stopped working on it. Hopefully you'll inspire me. Can't wait to see more of your sculpture!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:55 pm

You're eclectic! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:20 am

Impressive citizen and excellent choice Very Happy

About the frame I think the head should look a little bit downward like in the original pic. It would look more impressive and bulky like that.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Sun Apr 03, 2016 5:07 pm

Thans you all!

I am almost finishing...


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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:46 pm

Very nice :)

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:12 pm

A very buffaloish face, looks really promising! bounce

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:49 pm

Thanks Andreas and Rogerio

And now let me to introduce you my Cape Buffalo:



...by the way it is also a "Sculpinture" (not painted), although in this case not very difficult being almost completely black.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:40 am

Not in your blog yet, I'd love to see more pictures! It is very beautiful and it apparently larger than standard sized cape buffalos from major companies. Are you from Asturias, Basque country or none of them? Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:18 am

I can't wait to watch more pics of this one... I have a bias for Cape buffaloes Wink

Your new method is really amazing and it would be great if you managed to make a tutorial for the next one Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:01 am

A very well done and very lifelike figure. Congratulations !! Applause

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:43 am

@Roger wrote:
Not in your blog yet, I'd love to see more pictures! It is very beautiful and it apparently larger than standard sized cape buffalos from major companies. Are you from Asturias, Basque country or none of them? Laughing

It is the largest subspecies of African Buffalo, notably tall in size and ferocity,  up to 3.4 meters long.
that means that at 1:20 scale should be about 15 cm for head & body..

Why you know I am from the north of Sapin? ..In fact I am from Galicia, although I am not living there now.

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I can't wait to watch more pics of this one... I have a bias for Cape buffaloes Wink

Your new method is really amazing and it would be great if you managed to make a tutorial for the next one  Very Happy

I will try. I promise.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:13 pm

@Mgarat wrote:

Why you know I am from the north of Sapin? ..In fact I am from Galicia, although I am not living there now.


Oh, so you are from a region that has borders with Portugal and a very similar cultural pattern.
I know you are from the North of Spain because you are telling it on your blog. Laughing Though, if it was not the ñ, I'd never guess that the name Neñumu was from Spanish origin and that's the reason why I thought in Basque Country or Asturias once less usual names are more common there. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:32 pm

Oh! that is true! In any case, Neñumu is only a Nickname from my childhood that I only use in Internet, although -in fact- some of my ancestors came from the Basque country.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Tue Apr 05, 2016 3:12 pm

Again a masterpiece cheers

I am seriously crazy about this guy, - just look at the hairy ears and the hooves. And the look at his face cheers

Are you going to make a walkaround of him ? bounce

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:52 pm


Yes, I will post soon, meanwhile you can see it here

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Wed Apr 06, 2016 5:48 pm

@Mgarat wrote:
Oh! that is true! In any case, Neñumu is only a Nickname from my childhood that I only use in Internet, although -in fact- some of my ancestors came from the Basque country.

Ah, now I understand! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Wed Apr 06, 2016 6:36 pm

Wonderful buffalo! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:11 pm

Beautiful webpage, good luck!!!

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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:19 pm

Here is the walk around:


























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PostSubject: Re: 1:20 Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)   Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:31 pm

Very nice buffalo! Great work Smile

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