Sunday, January 31, 2010

Drummer, 7th Fusiliers, 1781 - Part Three - Sculpting the legs

The sculpting continues on the drummer of the 7th Foot! I got inspired by Mr. David Zabrocki, an excellent sculptor,  to once more try Duro as a sculpting medium. This time it is mixed with Magic Sculpt rather then just plain Duro, and I have to admit it's pretty nice to work with, though a bit of a pain to mix all the putties together, but well worth it. I have had a bit of a love/hate relationship with Duro the past  years, I love to work the stuff when it is freshly mixed as it is great for pushing around creating folds, but have always been frustrated when there was a part that needed sanding or some carving, and was unable to do so due to the sculpting medium. Adding Magic Sculpt to the mix seems to have 'cured' (ha!) this problem though.

Anyway, here are some shots of the legs both in progress and somewhat finished legs. The pictures were taken when the putty was still wet, so might need to go back and sand/carve some areas.