Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Anyway, there are a couple more photos in the Gallery and your comments are always appreciated.
There are more photos in the Gallery and your comments are always appreciated.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
As always your comments are welcome and appreciated.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
We’re actually finish! With this one we bring everything together…add the smaller details, glue a few pieces together and then mount him on his base. I think he turned out to be a pretty nifty character. There are photos of the finished product in the Gallery and your comments are appreciated.
Thanks again to Stan up in South Dakota for the suggestion and for all of the reference material.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Thursday, January 19, 2012
I swiped one of Judy's makeup brushes to do some heavy dry brushing on his hat and serape to simulate dust. I set the holster about 1/8" off the face of the tombstone to give it a slight shadow effct. The strap around the holster is made from tupelo, steamed and bent into place. I just noticed one thing I forgot though and thats the catch part of the belt buckle. Hmmmm....how'd that get by me? The buckle is bent wire and believe it or not that strip of steamed tupelo bent around it like a piece of soft plastic.
Anyway, I hope you like him as much as I do and your comments are always welcomed and appreciated. Lots of photos in the Gallery.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Monday, January 16, 2012
Friday, January 13, 2012
Thursday, January 12, 2012
This wraps up the carving segments and I apologize for losing the information on carving the right arm, hose and bullhorn. But I guess those things happen…just too bad it had to happen here. Anyway……
I’ve put the drawing for the horn in the gallery along with a scan of the horn itself and the hose. I think we’ve covered enough to where it shouldn’t be too hard to figure out how to do these items should you want to following that route.
Saturday, January 07, 2012
Friday, January 06, 2012
Time to do some serious chopping! In this segment we carve the Axe and position it into the hand before gluing the arm on. I didn’t go into actually showing how to carve the axe as it really isn’t that hard to do. If you’ve made it this far producing that axe will be easy. Also, Stan send me another group of reference material which will help you in fleshing out your own figure. Here’s the link:
As you’ll see at the end of the video the addition of the arm and that axe really gives us a great idea of just how neat this figure will look when finally completed.
Thursday, January 05, 2012
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Anyway, hope you like him and there are more photos in the Gallery.