Jan 11, 2010

sculpting frog ...

this is special request from a buyer in etsy ... she asked if i could make katak (frog) & cicak (gecko) for her as fridge magnets instead of incense holders. so here i am sculpting again ... this is katak ... i'm using studio by sculpey. very soft and easy clay to work with and has a suede-like finish after cure. apparently extremely durable as well and comes in the most mouth watering colors!! but i'm sticking to a dark and natural color here so that the pearl-ex powder comes out better.

oops ... missing one leg ...

is it me or does the anatomy of a frog look uncannily like a human being's? gives me the creeps each time i come to this stage ... however, after watching avatar ... i'm sorta getting use to this ... teehee ;) ... *imagine jake sully* *imagine sam worthington*

right, just wanted to get off work a bit, hence this short and impromptu post :)) shall get back to my clay now ... there's still the gecko to go :))

this is how they would look ... minus the holes when done :) hopefully... :p

happy pimping! :)

9 comments:

  1. aww wow! they're going to look awesome! :o) hehe, you're right about them looking humanish.. strange..

    Avatar is Fantastic though! I reeally wouldn't mind being big and blue =P

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  2. i like the finished pieces too, before the color they are a bit eerie :)

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  3. you do such beautiful sculpting! i love 'avatar'!! my daughter just did her hair color in a scheme inspired by the movie...

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  4. They are beautiful!
    And the frogs back and bum do look human!
    Kathy

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  5. these are just beautiful, both the finished ones and the ones that are in progress. I would love to see a video of you sculpting! Have you got one?

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  6. chloe :)
    thank you!! oooo... i think we're in the same wavelength here ... big and blue? oh yea baby!!

    marbella :)
    thank you :)) ... i know what you mean, it's brown and sorta slimy becos of the texture of the clay and the lighting ... eww ...

    maire :)
    thank you my fren :)) oh man!! blue?? that's way cool!!

    kathy :)
    thank you :)) hahaha!! oh yea ... i think it's the bum ... i should try and use the same technique and see if i can sculpt a human! i'm always nervous with human anatomy, whether it be painting or sculpting ... i can never get the proportions right!!

    jaime :)
    thank you :)) oooo sorry... but i haven't attempted to make any videos of me making art yet ... hehehe... pretty self conscious about it ... i'll probably screw it up big time :))

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  7. These are wonderful- especially finished with the colors!
    I loved Avatar too, btw!

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  8. These are great! Really interesting to see them in progress and I agree that you should definitely sculpt a person at some point - I bet you'd be amazing!
    Angie x

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  9. Wow....your gecko's are so cute. And too funny about the hiney on your little gecko! It does look human. hehehe!

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