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Cornelius Clay by Altalamatox Cornelius Clay by Altalamatox
In the interest of finding some hobby that doesn't further involve ruining my wrists, I've brought a big wad of clay back to school for to craft things of the three-dimensional kind. I made dorky things out of clay all the time as a kid, it's been years since I've tried anything.

So this was me sticking a toe back in the water. I think he came out alright, saving that his eyes are too far spaced and it makes him look spaced from the front. Wish I had some kind of real thick glaze to smooth out his skin and give him something like the thick, translucent outer skin he's supposed to have as a character. And next time I do eyes I'm going to bake them separately then gouge them into the sockets of the unbaked model so they actually look implanted in the skull. That's what I did with the fins, baked them separately and stabbed them into his back. I give it six months before I bust one of them off.

There you go, a tiny Cornelius bust thingy! I wish he really was this size, he would be my shoulder glatni and we would go all places. c:
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sweets8 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
. . . and have the best of adventures together : P
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CalliScribbles Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
He would be awesome at about a foot long and shoulder-riding.
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metazoe Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
:thumbsup:
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azispaz Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
I'm sure that will come in ridiculously handy when drawing his head from funny angles.
Welp. That seals it. I'm making one of Sansi's head.

Awesome stuff. He's so shiny. :3
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SilverGryphon8 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
He's adorable! Perhaps you could try layering him with a clear gesso or gloss medium?
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Redfeathyrs Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Student General Artist
That is...awesome. :iconsuperglompplz:
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GingerOpal Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Professional
For eyes, if you're going to paint the sculpture after it's baked, you can find metal beads or bee-bees to put in the unbaked head, and no one will know they're not clay.
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Altalamatox Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Oooh, yes, I forgot all about beads! And if I could get some white ones I wouldn't even have to make them all fugly with paint. Thanks for the suggestion!
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GingerOpal Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Professional
you're welcome! :D
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Lyn-Ri Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Omg thats too epic. *o*

may i ask what type of clay did you use?
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