Year One of Pony Sculpting!Today is August 8th, 2012... Last year on August 9th, I cut the hair off my first Rainbow Dash and started messing about with some clay. I had never sculpted anything of merit before this, and to be perfectly honest, my first attempts at sculpting a mane and tail really weren't anything to be too terribly excited about... on August 10th I posted my first pictures:Year One of Pony Sculpting! in Personal More Like This
I was far from satisfied with my results, but I learned a lot; I learned that one should not depend on derivative works as reference material, and that sculpey can remove cutie-marks if left on them for too long. I learned that making something show accurate wasn't going to be as easy as slapping some clay on a pony and baking it...
My drive to start this was based in Hasbro's sculpted hair gift set that ominously excluded Rainbow Dash, Rarity and Fluttershy. The idea of making resin castings of of sculpts came from the many different bac