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Gabe

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PostSubject: African Termite mound   Wed Sep 22, 2010 6:59 pm

Hi everybody,

This is my first attempt (ever!) of creating something out of polymer clay.
I decided that I need an African termite mound for my Savannah collection and so I made one yesterday. It is rather small and I painted it with an acrylic paint:






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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:21 pm

It looks very interesting!With some shading,it will look just like a real one! alien
If Schleich had created an aardvark...
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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:27 pm

@Wildheart wrote:
It looks very interesting!With some shading,it will look just like a real one! alien
If Schleich had created an aardvark...

Mihnea, you just gave me a great idea! I know a good method of shading it!
Thanks! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:39 pm

Np. Razz
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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Wed Sep 22, 2010 10:23 pm

I agree with Minhea Very Happy

But please don't show those pics to Willy Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Wed Sep 22, 2010 10:53 pm

@Kikimalou wrote:
I agree with Minhea Very Happy

But please don't show those pics to Willy Shocked

hmm... any bad memories Willy had with termites? Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:01 pm

It's great Gabe! Very realistic, congrats on your first sculpt! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Thu Sep 23, 2010 1:12 am

Thanks Harriet. :)
Well, the shading process wasn't as good as I expected it to be, but still it added some nice tones to the mound.. albino

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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Thu Sep 23, 2010 6:39 am

Ohh-I am sure it's wonderful! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:38 am

Here's something from my collection that can go in it: Laughing Laughing Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:05 am

Could yu find a thousand of them for Gabe ? Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Sun Oct 03, 2010 3:32 am

Great job Gabe. Looks great.
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PostSubject: Re: African Termite mound   Sun Oct 31, 2010 11:53 pm

Haha, maybe somebody from France had the same thoughts as i had... geek Shocked

But it is a great termite mound Gabe! Very Happy
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