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Acute Sculpt by krazykrista Acute Sculpt by krazykrista
I sculpted this as a Christmas gift for a friend! It's of course based on the tiny little Acute image in my Nightmare painting:


Polymer clay, wood base, wire and aluminum foil for the armature, vintage glass eyes.
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dtrammell Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is awesome!
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krazykrista Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Thanks!
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WraithGod Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
Does the clay dry by itself or do you need to bake it? I'm amazed at the shape it's keeping!
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krazykrista Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
You bake it, and unlike terra cotta, stoneware, and porcelain, polymer clay can be baked in your oven at home. :)
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WraithGod Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
No way! That's awesome. Thanks!!
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krazykrista Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
Way!
And yeah, it is! :D Check it out...it's quite excellent to work with. Look for Sculpey Firm. Comes in a white and green box and the clay is gray. :)
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WraithGod Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Checked it out and found it, thanks! Good thing I have a gift card, I'd be broke by the time I got all the supplies and the Sculpey lol. Do you always recommend the Firm one over the original?
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krazykrista Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
I'd recommend the pink sculpey or the gray, but not the white or terra cotta stuff. (Well, I've not worked with the terra cotta to be completely fair.) The white kind is far too soft and doesn't hold its form well. I don't use the pink anymore since it's somewhat translucent and makes it difficult to gauge forms, but I've made several sculptures just fine with it.
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WraithGod Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Good to know. You have no idea how much it helps having someone explain this to you, sculpting is a bigger and more complicated world than I thought lol. One day you'll have the dubious honour of being credited on the first sculpture I post that is a recognizable form. :D
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krazykrista Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Haha, well, you are welcome of course, and an honor it would be indeed. :)
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