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PostSubject: I sculpted something?!   Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:28 am

Believe me, I'm as surprised as anyone... Laughing
A while ago I bought some Sculpey, more out of curiosity than anything else, but this weekend I got the strangest urge to actually use it! As it turns out, this stuff handles beautifully - it's easy to shape without being as soft as apoxie, and luckily it didn't go funny in the oven.
Anyway, for my first sculpt I decided to try a flightless cormorant (being an upright-bodied, short-legged bird, which conveniently meant I didn't have to sculpt any legs). There are mistakes aplenty, but I'm still slightly proud of myself - at any rate, it didn't turn me off sculpting completely. Who knows, maybe I'll even improve with some practice!
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:02 am

Great cormorant!!! I like it very much Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:57 am

I love him! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:03 pm

He's fantastic! :)

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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:36 pm

A wonderful bird, I really, really love him cheers

And a great choise of species, there are not nearly enough water fowl -models around, I think Rolling Eyes


I hope you are going on making models ?
Now you are no longer restrined by re-making one animal into another one, and you always chose such great animals Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:55 pm

Gorgeous Cormorant,Sumo!! cheers cheers I'm looking forward to see more models from you. flower
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:27 pm

Izzy wrote:
He's fantastic! :)

-Kristie
cheers I love you flower
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Tue Nov 22, 2011 11:37 pm

Excellent! i love him! you are soooooooooooo talented!

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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:16 am

Really well done, congratulations!!!
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:26 am

Nice job, he looks just great Congratulations. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:46 pm

Awww, thanks! Embarassed
I've got a couple more in the works, a vulture and a crane (I think). We'll see how they turn out!
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:49 pm

It looks so awesome! Could you please post some more pics? I love it ^^ It remainds me so much the cormorants who live in front of my home during the winter Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:11 pm

See Sumo, everybody is happy with your work. Now is time to make more and more and better and better! A very nice start, please show us more... a vulture?
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:12 pm

@Sumo wrote:
Awww, thanks! Embarassed
I've got a couple more in the works, a vulture and a crane (I think). We'll see how they turn out!

Yes, yes, I would very much like to seee them bounce cheers
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:22 pm

@SUSANNE wrote:
@Sumo wrote:
Awww, thanks! Embarassed
I've got a couple more in the works, a vulture and a crane (I think). We'll see how they turn out!

Yes, yes, I would very much like to seee them bounce cheers
bounce cheers bounce

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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:44 pm

Trust me to make something as impractical as a crested crane... Grrr, stupid head tassel thingy. Think I'll just give in and go to bed.
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Thu Nov 24, 2011 8:43 am

very nicely done keep up the good work, and welcome to the joy of sculpting.

Joe
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Thu Nov 24, 2011 1:19 pm

Not a bad one!!
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:48 pm

Nice first try! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:18 pm

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Trust me to make something as impractical as a crested crane... Grrr, stupid head tassel thingy. Think I'll just give in and go to bed.

Ohhh, Sumo ! Don`t give up Shocked
If it doesn`t come out right, put it aside and make some other models untill you are more practised .

One of the first time I tried to sow my own clothes, I tried to make a real old-fashioned shirt, of all stupid things geek
I have never sown anything again, - and that is probably 40 years ago Rolling Eyes clown

But perhaps your crane is being much easier after you have slept ? Wink
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:08 pm

Right, I'm about through with this dang critter...
Ignore the legs, please! I'm going to stick to penguins and other legless birds, I think. Embarassed


This is tassel #4 - I wish I were kidding - and this is probably as good as it gets. First I tried sculpting, then wire, then paintbrush bristles. Finally I discovered some embroidery thread in approximately the right color...
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:22 pm

He is SO lovely drunken I love you

What a lovely idea to make a tuft on his head Very Happy

I can see that legs are very difficult to make, - from what we see, you are not the only one having a bit of a struggle there.
But the body, neck and head are wonderful !

And best of all, - he seems to be moving...something about the way he carries his body and neck Very Happy

I can`t wait to see how you proceed, you certainly have talent. I am not surprosed, having see your drawings Wink Very Happy flower
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:24 pm

Very nice! I like it cat You've chosen very good colors Cool
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Thu Nov 24, 2011 8:46 pm

I like it Sumo and the crest is so great! For your first attempt it is very good, please keep making more birds with long legs bounce

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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Fri Nov 25, 2011 4:36 am

Well, everybody started that way Sumo... Very Happy
Not bad for first attempts! Very Happy
When you want to make thinner and longer legs on birds, i guess, you use thin metal wire for that, but better ask Ana and Harriet! queen queen
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PostSubject: Re: I sculpted something?!   Fri Nov 25, 2011 6:00 pm

Nice birds!!! Congratulation!!! cheers cheers

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