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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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WIP…Smolder, the Smoking Dragon

Meet Smolder! My first smoking dragon trophy.  He will debut (with any luck) at Windycon.  His armature is  constructed with foam, wire, and aluminum foil.  I used Magic Sculpt, a 2 part epoxy resin clay, to sculpt his details.  His eyes light up and his nostrils smoke thanks to the help I received at Tested.com.

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Gift for My Granddaughter

I have finished my gift for my Granddaughter’s birthday.  She will be five.  I sculpted this one out of Aves Apoxy Clay, aluminum foil, and wire.  Yes, I know I could have just bought the toy but I preferred giving her something that I had made. 

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WIP…Present for My Granddaughter

Ok, my granddaughter requested for her birthday that I get her a little pony toy.  She sent pictures via iPhone.  She will be five in just a few days.  Now I could have purchased the pony but I decided that I would give her something that I have created myself.  And NO, I won’t do …

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Print Transport Boxes for Fellow Artists

Build a Box for your prints. Fits 11”x14” Prints Project Time: About 4 hours Materials Needed: Handles Corners and L bracket clamps Poly Web Straps Side Squeeze Buckles Luan Plywood/Hardwood Plywood Fiberglass Paneling Rivets: Grip Fast 50-Piece 3/16″ x 1/4″ Aluminum Rivet Staples: ½ inch Felt Cloth Deck drain flaps cut down Plastic Trim End …

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Why Sci-Fi and Fantasy Art?

A friend recently asked me why I had such a fascination with the art of the fantastic.  Why not paint landscapes of nature or explore abstract images or any number of other artistic avenues.  The question had a somewhat condescending tone to it.  He even hinted that he would be willing to represent me if …

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