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The 8 world’s most prominent hyper-realist sculptors » Blog of Francesco Mugnai

The 8 world’s most prominent hyper-realist sculptors » Blog of Francesco Mugnai
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Movie Props, Costumes and Scale Models | the RPF Fractal World Gallery Thumbnails : cosmic recursive fractal flames or flame fractals Fractal World Gallery contains a collection of Pure flame fractals, fractal flame composites, fractals, etc: established 1998 Flame Fractals date from 1998 to the Present. by Cory Ench © 2007 Images from this gallery may only be used with artist's permission Fractal software includes Frax Flame and Apophysis for cosmic recursive fractal flames. FAQ I CONTACT I DONATE More artwork by Cory Ench at www.enchgallery.com 120 images in room 1 click on the thumbnails for larger image size 168 images in room 7 120 images in room 6 120 images in room 5 120 images in room 4 120 images in room 3 132 images in room 2 120 images in room 1 Other non fractal art by Cory Ench at home Thanks for viewing the Fractal World Gallery.

marble magnets I finally gave in and made marble magnets. Not surprisingly they are quite fun, smooshing the glue out to make a perfect little magnified image is very satisfying. Here, in order of appearance, are the places I referenced: paper candy instructions with pictures (this is the first place I saw this project) dogmestic with instructions and pictures photogeek pictures ugly green chair cute ladybug magnets – pictures with packaging threads at Glitter:onetwothree I bought all of these supplies at Michael’s, including the glue I went back for since I got the wrong kind to start with. These are great packaged in those Altoid-sized tins, I’ve seen them in office/gift shops like that. Artist of the week: T. K. Miller Tim lives in Colorado, US, and sculpts various and sundry items for Sideshow Collectibles, including many of the Adam Hughes’ line of comiquettes, portraits for McFarlane Design Group, and hot flossy babes for Bowen Designs. Pages: 1 2

Manu Järvinen - Digital Artwork Polymer Clay Sculpting Tips and Tutorials 1: Keep a wet washcloth or wet wipes (baby wipes) on hand to keep you hands clean while sculpting. Any little piece of dirt of pet hair your hands pick up will stick to your sculpt. 2: Get a lazy susan, it’s a simple thing but being able to turn your sculpts easily is really helpful. I found a great 14″ diameter bamboo one for $10, so not a big investment. 3: Mirrors are your friend. 4: Smooth out your polymer clay using isopropyl alcohol. 90% will smooth more aggressively than 70%. 5: Get a pasta machine. More tips can be found here.

Highly Detailed 3D Characters From Top 3D Artists - 53 Examples Most 3d artists’ portfolios have at least a beautiful woman character in it and it will be no surprise that you’ll find a lot of them here. Now besides the curious gazing at these 3d pictures, you must realize the sisyphean work that is being put in these characters, the long hours to create the render and then applying the high quality texture to get incredible the incredible results illustrated below. Rage Captain Jack Sparrow Transient Princess Alien vs Predator Chess Open Green Queen of Blades Helena the archer Spiderman 3 N0X presentation shot The Grey Lady Sewer Dwelling Monster Bruce Willis The Scout The Boxer Astraiin Automaton Morgan Freeman Halowars Hugh Laurie Squidy Cross of iron Stargate tribute Water and human John Locke Darkness L is watching you Queen Space worker Bernadette Wolverine Muriel Cyborg Head Sapphire Unfinished Emperor Hulk Russell Crowe – Gladiator God’s Mastiffs Whispering Wind Way of the Warrior Kat Von 3D

I Really Wish I Could Sew | Pioneer Woman Home & Garden A sweet friend of mine sent the girls and me a box of adorably adorable owl pillows this week. She doesn’t sell them, doesn’t have an Etsy shop…she just makes them. I think they might be the sweetest things I’ve ever seen, and I think they’ll be precious in the girls’ new room. I don’t know what it is about owl pillows. Or owls in general. It must have something to do with the eyes. I love this vinyl detailing. Vinyl? Which brings me to my current fixation: I really wish I could sew. But when I see things like this, all I can think about is that I really wish I could sew. I’d love to be able to grab a pile of fabric scraps and turn them into…an owl. I love this one. Boo! It would take me approximately eighty years to make one of these pillows. That’s because I’d keep taking breaks to go cook. And eat. So maybe it’s best that I don’t know how to sew. If I did, I might be tempted to make things like this. And then nothing would ever get cooked in this house. Maybe even twenty pounds! Yep. Ahem.

The Great Wall of Vagina It’s not as old or as long as the Great Wall of China, but artist Jamie McCartney’s “Great Wall of Vagina” is definitely more shocking. The English sculptor has spent the last five years working on this controversial artwork, casting plaster molds of 400 vulvas of women aged 18 to 76. The models used for the McCartney’s Great Wall of Vagina include mothers and daughters, identical twins, transgendered men and women, as well as a woman pre and post natal. He wanted to include as many possibilities as he could, and during the five years of work looked for someone who had suffered from genital mutilation to model for him, without success. So why does someone create such a bizarre, intriguing work of art? Well, according to the artist: Vulvas and labia are as different as a faces and many people, particularly women, don’t seem to know that… showing the variety of shapes is endlessly fascinating, empowering and comforting. Photos via Juxtapoz Reddit Stumble

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