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Saturday, 31 January 2009

Diable sculpt update

I'm quite excited as I has finished the sculpting and have just cast the first half of my two part mould. WoooWho, my fingers have still bits of plaster on them and so no photos in this post but rest assured I have taken some and will post tomorrow. I am excited and just a bit anxious that all will turn out ok. I guess I now while I wait for setting process I'll have get on with normal life and do the dish washing and clean up my flat, things I have neglected whilst pushing on with this project. Oh well........

Thursday, 15 January 2009

Diable Sculpt....Legs near complete

Almost there with the sculpting. I'm back at work now so time is limited, none the less I have completed his legs, just the arms to go now. I hope to finish this weekend and make a start in mould making.



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Monday, 5 January 2009

More Diable Sculpt photos

My trusty Anatomy book showing me where to put muscles.





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Friday, 2 January 2009

Le Diable a New Puppet.

Here are some photos of an armature of Le Diable which I began yesterday. They are all early stage and hope to update this post with the progress. Let me know what you think and advice is always welcome as is critisim.


Sketch for the armature



Removeable Hands


Back view showing posts for removeable tail and wings


Front View


Epoxy Hooves

Nails Wired to Armature for bones

Small Nail bone

KS brass square sections for removeable tail and wings, cut extra long for mould registration.

Clay being applied






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Thursday, 1 January 2009

Happy New Year everyone

Well what a start to the new year. Today I began work on a new puppet, basically to learn a technique of sculpting, making a mould and then casting with flexible P.U. cold foam. Not sure if its going to work but if it does I will very happy, if not then it will be a lesson well learnt. I have designed him and made a start on the armature. I will take some photos in the morning as I'm too tired tonight. I also spent a small fortune on eBay today on hardware and tools, its the only kind of shopping I get excited about, tools and materials. Ah! holidays, I love it when I have time to focus on my own projects.