Friday, February 28, 2014
Assignment: 1) A full size precise skin covered skull, correct in all dimensions, bone and muscle structures. (so the instructor and I measure, compare, look at anatomy pictures, skulls, then back to it, push pound rub and scrape, it's more physical than I imagined it would be) 2) add features, hair, shoulders and upper chest.
Don't worry, she won't have a mustache, the mouth is just roughed in to create planes, it will be a bit softer in the end. I still have one eye to build, more cheek and temple work before I start step 2.
Traditionally I work in stone, limestone or marble, I had no idea with clay there was so much slapping and pushing to get what you want, it's like Saturaday night at Rodney Dangerfield's house.
"I'm trying to teach the dog to beg" Wife says, "Let him watch you in the bedroom Saturday."
"My sex life is a disaster, I turned to over eating for satisfaction, I had mirrors put on the kitchen ceiling."