Behold the majesty of the sea!
These little guys were part of the ’round 2′ in the Fat Animal Magnet Christmas present lineup and I can’t remember if I made them or the Orcas first. (This is why I really shouldn’t wait a year to do posts! *facepalm*)
This was another sculpture that ended up needing some epoxy work after casting. For some reason the tips of the tails just didn’t want to cast, no matter how much I tried to de-air-bubble them. Hopefully once the second round of sculpting is done on it the new mold will be a bit better. 🙂
#001 – When it came time to paint the dolphins, I went with a nice simple grey to start. Painted in FolkArt (425 Medium Gray).
#002 – The next one was a shaded lighter gray, but with the same bottlenose dolphin pattern. Painted in FolkArt (708 Dove Gray, 425 Medium Gray).
#003 – And last, but not least, for the fantasy end of things I went with a rich plum… because I’d forgotten (or