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Catch of the Day

I have had this sculpture floating around in my head for the better part of a year.  I began by cutting 1/2″ plywood into the wings shape.  I attached with wood screws an angled 2×4 to the plywood.  Next came the aluminum foil to bulk out the head shape.  I drilled holes in the 2×4 …

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Sculpting Vulcan

Here are my most recent photos of Vulcan, The Dragon.  He is a one of a kind sculpt using Apoxy Clay, a 2 part resin mixture that self cures over night.  He is approximately 2 feet tall.  Hand painted with acrylic.  Approximately 85 hours of work.  Price to be determined.

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WIP…Pickled Pixies

Sculpting at this scale with Apoxy Clay is a definite challenge.  These little guys will be available at future shows for a very reasonable price of just $15.00.  I may offer a paint your own version and also one without the chemical bubbles.  They will come on a leather pendant strap.  What do you think?  More monsters magically …

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WIP-Contemplating Life

Every year Origins Game Fair, held in Columbus, Ohio, gives artist the chance to contribute artwork to their program books.  This years theme is robots.  Now normally I would do a painting but this year I wanted to try a sculpt and then photoshop that sculpt into a scene.  So far I have the sculpture …

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Sindragosa – Private Commission

I received this commission while at Steel City Con back in December.  I began the sculpture with a piece of electrical conduit piping mounted to a piece of 3/4″ Plywood.  I roughed out the sculpt with aluminum foil and used Magic Sculpt, a 2 part epoxy resin clay, to skin the aluminum foil.  LED lights …

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WIP…Skeleton Dragon

Working on a commissioned piece, extra points if you know the game this dragon appears in.  I began by mounting a piece of bent conduit piping to a circle of 3/4″ plywood.  Then the general shape was roughed out in aluminum foil and Magic Scuplt, a 2 part epoxy resin clay, is used for the …

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Phoenix Dragon

I have finished a new piece of jewelry that can be a pendant or a pin.  Here is my phoenix dragon in bronze.  What do you think?

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GenCon 2016 – We Have a Booth!

I am very pleased to announce that we, Lisa Sell and I under the name Dueling Dragons Designs, have a booth in GenCon 2016.  200 square feet of dragons, masks, dice boxes, card holders, wands, gryphons, and many other mythical beast will be on display for you to look at, admire and take home.  I …

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Smolder, the Smoking Dragon

The effects are subtle but that is what I wanted.  I thought it would be fun for a person to look at the sculpture and then slowly realize that the dragon was smoking.  Here is the finished project.  Video:

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Sculpting Magnifico, The Dragon – Time-lapse Video

I am a full time artists that sculpts primarily imaginary, mythical, fantasy creatures. There are occasions when I try my hand at busts of people or animals but usually I like to sculpt dragons, gryphons, and epic fantasy heroes.  In this video I will be sculpting Magnifico, the Dragon, a creature character from the novels …

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