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Master Chief Sculpt Creation Process
By:Jason Evans
Date: 1/17/14 2:28 pm

Hello Everyone, you’ve seen my statue here before but I wanted to share some of the creation process with you. Let me know what you think. Thanks!

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I use a clay called Apoxie Sculpt. It's a self-hardening two part product that can be molded and then sanded and carved once it firms up. Here's the first pic I took of my master chief statue.

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A close up after some additions. I love how easy it is to add on using this product. Being a father of 4 and having no art work area of my own in the house means I need to be able to set projects aside for long periods of time and come back to them and just start where I left off.

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Legs were added. My wife laughed at his lack of pants :)

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Now he has some pants!

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Starting with some of his back armor. I like how his jet packs turned out in the end.

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Finally standing up on his own. It was nice to finally see how the pose was looking without me holding it.

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From the back

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More detail added. Including his shoulder pads, love those! Also finished the rock base he's standing on.

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Here are those finished jet packs that I really like!

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I found out after completing the statue that in order to have a successful mold made I would need to separate some parts so they could be cast separately and then attached. Here is the headless chief!

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Chief de Milo

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Here are all of the detached limbs. It was a lot of work removing these and modifying the statue so they could be reattached properly, but I made a few changes to the pose in the process and was happier with the final result :)

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This is the final picture before I sent it off for casting. You can see the metal wire holding the arms on for the picture.

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It was so exciting to get the reproductions back from the casting company. They did an amazing job and my wife took some amazing photos. This statue is a black epoxy with silver wax painted on.

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This is cold cast bronze.

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Here are the 4 different types of reproductions I had the casting company make. White epoxy, cold cast bronze, black epoxy with silver wax, and cold cast nickel. I think they look pretty awesome together! Hope you enjoyed my post, Thanks!!


Messages In This Thread

Master Chief Sculpt Creation ProcessJason Evans1/17/14 2:28 pm
     Re: Master Chief Sculpt Creation ProcessMacGyver101/17/14 3:21 pm
           Re: Master Chief Sculpt Creation ProcessJason Evans1/17/14 3:51 pm
     Re: Master Chief Sculpt Creation ProcessQuirel1/17/14 9:15 pm
           Re: Master Chief Sculpt Creation ProcessJason Evans1/18/14 12:41 am
     Re: Master Chief Sculpt Creation ProcessSEspider1/18/14 3:56 am
           Re: Master Chief Sculpt Creation ProcessJason Evans1/18/14 4:18 pm
     Re: Master Chief Sculpt Creation ProcessJDQuackers1/20/14 8:45 am

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