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 Mara - Patagonian Cavy

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jhudstone



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PostSubject: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:44 am

I made another 1/24th size rodent, this time a Mara or Patagonian Cavy from South America - it is in the same family as Guinea Pigs.

First the actual animal:



Then the sculpt walkaround:











Let me know what you think!
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:01 am

Jack, this species is one of my "secret" wishes! Very Happy
I think it is very nice, I only think that the pose in picture below would give a best mara looking as long as the half sitting pose you're giving contributes more to their hare ressemblance and doesn't help giving it the traditional mara looking. They look like hares indeed. Only I think the horizontal stance would work even better. Idea
You're having fantastic ideas and it is incredible how small it is. Maybe you need a pair to make your Noah's Ark. cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:39 am

Great. I have always loved these little guys! They look like a cross between a deer rendeer , a rabbit rabbit and a capybara.
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:17 am

What a wonderful and cute model. Phantastic work.

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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:29 am

Arrrhw, it is wonderful ! I love you drunken


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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:49 am

It's beautiful! Great figure, thanks for sharing the photos.
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:53 am

That rodent is very good . I really like your Individual style of the figures you create > Sad(o)):
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:51 pm

Very well done! Love it :)

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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:57 pm

@widukind wrote:
What a wonderful and cute model. Phantastic work.

cheers Sad(o)): Sad(o)): Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:08 pm

excellent work..would you ever make a pair of African Rock Hyrax for me for commission??? --Shawn



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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:59 pm

I would definitely consider a commission - but it would be my first one! :)

A hyrax was definitely on my 'to do' list.
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:15 pm

Great--so is that a yes? bounce I really like your work with the smaller mammels...I cannot make any from scratch and no other toy replicas out there can be customized into a hyrax.
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:52 am

Very cool sculpture! Nice work.
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:07 am

@SeanieP

I would be willing to work something out - feel free to pm with what your looking for in scale and details of the sculpt. Are those pictures representative of what you are looking for in a stance?
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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:35 pm

Great work and wonderful species!! cheers I love maras, they look fascinating! drunken

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PostSubject: Re: Mara - Patagonian Cavy   Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:56 pm

Would you made copys?? Very Happy Very Happy

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