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Eel Walker
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This is a personal project I've been working on for awhile now. I finally took it to the foundry today to get molded and cast in bronze. It's sculpted in oil base clay and stands around 18" tall.
Both the figure and the eel were sculpted separately.
I had to cut and paste the eel together with the figure in photo shop and erase the armature supports in this photo to show how the finish will look.
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2160x1543px 1.54 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D80
Shutter Speed
10/1000 second
Aperture
F/5.0
Focal Length
35 mm
ISO Speed
320
Date Taken
Aug 27, 2009, 11:09:06 AM
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carnival's avatar
carnival|Professional General Artist
very nice~!
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jackolanternship's avatar
jackolanternship|Professional Traditional Artist
Actual art. 
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sapsuckingseaslug|Professional General Artist
Most Excellent!!!
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MobianMonsterEdited |Hobbyist General Artist
Interesting...I just took some photos of some chainsaw wood carvings where it seems the artist copied/replicated this design to life size.
Eel Walker 2 by MobianMonster
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Narsilion|Hobbyist General Artist
Lol I just saw this at the park today too. Too bad the carver in CR didn't credit Mark for the original concept.. :/ Good thing the winning transformations on the shore entries don't get prize money lol
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ScrewEye's avatar
This is incredible.
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babiske|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you are amazyng dude!
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Bracey100's avatar
Bracey100|Professional Digital Artist
The flow of the eel's body is just wonderous!
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Splinks|Student Filmographer
I saw this at monsterpalooza this year!
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johntomswift|Hobbyist Photographer
very very nice, i bet the bronze will be killer!
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Beautiful.
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thedeviantboss's avatar
You're awesome.
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Anna-Rise|Professional Artist
Absolutely amazing stuff!!Heart 
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OtakuBell's avatar
Gigantic pet eel huh, have you played metal slug 3? the opposing forces of that game has giant pet eels! and each of them have silly name plaques on their cavernous holes.

Highly amusing series . 
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TheCozyAuthor|Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful! Would there be any possibility of me using it for stock in a photo manipulation? I would give credit of course!
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Parlex's avatar
Astonishing!!!
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andvariArt|Professional Interface Designer
sensational!
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blanket86|Professional Traditional Artist
This is so amazing! great work. Congratulations. :-)
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blackahmoor|Professional Digital Artist
i wish this photo was in a downloadable form 
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yzorg|Professional Artisan Crafter
awesome!
arielle..  the evil witch has two of those "pets" called Flotsam and Jetsam
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macphersonscircus's avatar
That is very nice!!!!!  i would be proud to have that in my living room!!!
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tdcooke|Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing work
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BBMcKenzie|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is incredible.
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