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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Fri May 17, 2013 7:31 pm

looking fantastic Andrew, l like the new pose too.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun May 19, 2013 8:57 pm

Thanks everyone, its been a fun project so far, I've also started an adult forest cow too.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun May 19, 2013 9:06 pm

Very very good again cheers cheers Sad(o)): Sad(o)): Sad(o)): Sad(o)): Sad(o)): Sad(o)): Sad(o)):

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon May 20, 2013 1:35 am

Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked cheers
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon May 20, 2013 2:06 am

This is killing me, too good for words. I want this figure, it's going to be phenomenal I love you sunny cheers

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon May 20, 2013 3:49 am

Are you going to make a mold or 3-D copies available? I know it is a different procedure for 3-D copies but it might be easier then casting the originals.
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Tue May 21, 2013 9:11 am

Andreas, cattlecollector thanks.
@Ana wrote:
This is killing me, too good for words. I want this figure, it's going to be phenomenal I love you sunny cheers
Thank you Anna for your compliments.
@Philter4 wrote:
Are you going to make a mold or 3-D copies available? I know it is a different procedure for 3-D copies but it might be easier then casting the originals.
Moulds might be a possibility, I'll let you guys know if that happens.
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Wed May 22, 2013 4:19 pm

I love the pose with the trunk! So realistic and interesting. Excellent work so far. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Wed May 22, 2013 6:39 pm

This pair will be really beautiful Cool You have a lot of talent Andrew

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Wed May 22, 2013 7:55 pm

Oh, l love her Andrew. They're going to be such an amazing pair, if you do make moulds I'd be very interested!
Are the tusks made from a different clay?

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu May 23, 2013 2:08 am

@elephas_maximus wrote:

@Philter4 wrote:
Are you going to make a mold or 3-D copies available? I know it is a different procedure for 3-D copies but it might be easier then casting the originals.
Moulds might be a possibility, I'll let you guys know if that happens.

I want one! cheers tongue
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu May 23, 2013 5:31 am

@Isabeau wrote:
I love the pose with the trunk! So realistic and interesting. Excellent work so far. Very Happy
Thank you
@Kikimalou wrote:
This pair will be really beautiful Cool You have a lot of talent Andrew
Thanks for your compliments
@HKHollinstone wrote:
Oh, l love her Andrew. They're going to be such an amazing pair, if you do make moulds I'd be very interested!
Are the tusks made from a different clay?
Thanks, the tusks are just toothpicks at this point, I will be sculpting some new ones from epoxy putty for the finals.
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@elephas_maximus wrote:

@Philter4 wrote:
Are you going to make a mold or 3-D copies available? I know it is a different procedure for 3-D copies but it might be easier then casting the originals.
Moulds might be a possibility, I'll let you guys know if that happens.

I want one! cheers tongue
Thanks, I'll let you guys know if I make copies.
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon May 27, 2013 7:57 pm

I made some epoxy putty tusks which cure to a perfect ivory colour.
Next step is to refine the anatomy and then texture.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon May 27, 2013 9:34 pm

I get a thrill every time I see them, they are just beautiful. Love the tusks, perfect colour!

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon May 27, 2013 9:46 pm

They are absolutely amazing! I can't wait to see more bounce

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:34 pm

I've started adding texture to the model after it has been baked.



Compared with 1:32 Britains 1310 African elephant
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 1:32 pm

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That is amazing Andrew!!! The color, the texture! Oh, congratulations! You are amazing! cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 1:46 pm

This model is just beautiful! I like the mud on its back, too! Great detail!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 3:12 pm

Thanks, the brown is actually from the model getting burnt in the oven, I still need to paint this elephant when I'm done texturing it.
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 5:11 pm

What a fantastic figure!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 6:08 pm

A dream is coming alive drunken This model capture the beauty of this fantastic animal, you are really impressive Andrew !

A mould would enjoy a lot of STS member I guess Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 6:51 pm

I've never done that, sculpted more detail after it's cured. It's amazing work Andrew, I'm very much looking forward to seeing it painted.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:06 pm

Amazing work, better and better cheers congrats!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:21 pm

BEautiful! I love the way you sculpted texture, amazing! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:12 am

Wow on the first picture I have think that it's an real elephant Shocked cheers
It's so beuatuyful cheers Sad(o)): Sad(o)): Sad(o)):

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