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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:27 pm

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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.
I like the brown, it makes it look like he was taking a mud bath. You should leave the brown on, it looks really neat! elephant
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:57 pm

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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.

Yes, better without burnt parts :)
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:30 pm

It exited to see the progress and can't wait to see the finishing elephant!!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:45 pm

Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Phantastic Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:04 pm

It looks like a real one! Absolutely amazing bounce

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:33 pm

Thanks for the comments everyone. I have painted the model and it is almost done, I just need to seal it with fixative then add some tail hairs.
After some thought I've decided not to make moulds of this particular figure because the ears are set against the body and would make moulding difficult.
In the future I should make the ears separate if I want to make moulds, this will make casting much easier.

Here is how it looks now.

Forest elephants have more golden coloured ivory than the savannah species, the tusks are also more dirty I've noticed.





Schleich for size comparison


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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:51 pm

Amazing job Andrew!!!! You blow me away every time I see one of your creations! 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   Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:01 pm

Gosh, it's SO beautiful Andrew. l can't beleive how real it looks, the details in the sculpting and paintwork are out of this world.
Sad to hear you won't make a mould!

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

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

Wow he look great, better that before and befor I have loved him Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:12 pm

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Gosh, it's SO beautiful Andrew. l can't beleive how real it looks, the details in the sculpting and paintwork are out of this world.
Sad to hear you won't make a mould!

100%! It's amazing work but it's so sad it will not be possible to get it Shocked Sad

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:30 pm

wow, he looks amazing!!!! cheers and the photos are also great! elephant
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:36 pm

Wonderful elephant, I can't wait to see her together with the calf Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:53 am

Thanks for the comments everyone.
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Sat Jun 08, 2013 4:48 pm

That looks great, elephas! The anatomy/proportions look downright real, and the pose and the skin texture are really, really excellent!
Your elephants are always some of the most realistic looking sculpts I've ever seen.

Kikimalou wrote:
Wonderful elephant, I can't wait to see her together with the calf Very Happy

I second this!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:27 am

Thank you for your comment bjarki12.

Here is the updated painted bull calf along with the adult cow.



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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:36 am

Very veryvery very very very very good sunny sunny sunny sunny sunny

Is there a chance that you create other species too? sunny sunny sunny sunny sunny

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:45 am

They are magnificent! I love them so much, just beautiful.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:49 am

Absolutely superb!!!! Amazing elephants!!!!! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:37 pm

They are so beautyful sunny cheers Sad(o)):
They looks so realistic

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:28 am

Are you god? very very very good!!!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:13 am

Fantastic work, congrats cheers

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:44 am

Fantastic small Museum model I can't stop looking at them... I hope one day you will make a Forest elephant mold to share your talent with us Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:07 am

Beautiful!  Just excellent!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:15 am

Kikimalou wrote:
Fantastic small Museum model   I can't stop looking at them... I hope one day you will make a Forest elephant mold to share your talent with us  Very Happy
Christophe, I hope to do this one day as well.
Andreas, I was thinking of maybe sculpting a Pygmy hippo or some species of rhino.

Harriet, Anna, Bryan, pjbclub, Robert, bjarki12, thank you for your comments,  I'm glad you all like my models.

I added the tail hairs today, the models are now complete.




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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:01 am

elephas_maximus wrote:
Kikimalou wrote:
Fantastic small Museum model   I can't stop looking at them... I hope one day you will make a Forest elephant mold to share your talent with us  Very Happy




Christophe, I hope to do this one day as well.
Andreas, Harriet, Anna, Bryan, pjbclub, Robert, bjarki12, thank you for your comments,  I'm glad you all like my models.

I added the tail hairs today, the models are now complete.





The best elephant miniatures I have ever seen! congratulations. I'd like to see your future creations
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:31 am

Don't they look grand all together, just beautiful.

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:34 pm

This is the first time I've seen a sculpture of a forest elephant.... WOW!

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:28 pm

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Tue Nov 05, 2013 10:17 am

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



Compared with 1:32 Britains 1310 African elephant

OMG!!! How wonderful is this! Shocked  I love elephants! Congratulations! monkey I love your elephants!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:54 pm

Wow, they look amazing on that shelf all together! Stunning elephant models, congrats!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:43 pm

Wonderful Applause Applause Applause Applause 

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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:16 pm

aaaargh,....I just saw the South china tiger and now,..... Those are definitely the best elephant figurines i have ever seen. And i'd definitely like to get comparable figurines. Huuuuge congrats! cheers cheers cheers 
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Wed Nov 06, 2013 1:54 am

Thanks everyone!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:24 pm

elephas_maximus wrote:
Kikimalou wrote:
Fantastic small Museum model   I can't stop looking at them... I hope one day you will make a Forest elephant mold to share your talent with us  Very Happy
Christophe, I hope to do this one day as well.
Andreas, I was thinking of maybe sculpting a Pygmy hippo or some species of rhino.

Harriet, Anna, Bryan, pjbclub, Robert, bjarki12, thank you for your comments,  I'm glad you all like my models.

I added the tail hairs today, the models are now complete.


Wonderful works !cheers cheers cheers 
You have so many elephants replicas,all of them are made by yourself? I really like them very much!
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PostSubject: Re: 1:22 African Forest Elephant:UPDATE   Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:20 pm

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Wonderful works !cheers cheers cheers 
You have so many elephants replicas,all of them are made by yourself? I really like them very much!
Thank you johnmq999, I only made the three elephants on the left side. The others are by Eofauna and Jeol companies.
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