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'Eel Walker' finished. 1

By MarkNewman
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Here is the finished sculpture I just got back fresh from the foundry. I'm very excited about this piece. 'Art Works foundry' in Berkeley CA. did a fantastic job molding, casting and patina-ing my sculpture. I want to thank, Mold maker Gabe, Wax caster Felisa, metal worker Steen, and Patina artist Aiya and the others that worked with me on this piece.
Wow, less than 24 hours after posting this and the response is overwhelming. Thank you all for your comments.

The dimensions of this piece are 19" tall, 28" long and 5" wide.
I will be producing this as a limited edition bronze sculpture only, no resin copies. Edition size of 20.
This is a complicated piece to produce so they aren't cheap.
If you are interested in purchasing one and want more information please e-mail me directly at:
I appreciate your interest in my work.
Image size
3850x2577px 2.48 MB
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Focal Length
60 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Apr 17, 2006, 6:05:49 PM
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UglyJeepBbq's avatar
How many are left to purchase? 
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aureolin-swatchProfessional Traditional Artist
What a wonderful piece of work - wow!
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WaW!!! So beautiful :D
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DeeDeeFairWeatherHobbyist General Artist
Hi....I have a block of clay on my desk that I have been staring at for about a month.....hoping it turns into something awesome like this! Great work....all inspiring :) 
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Mark  I'm looking for a sculptor to display in my three galleries.  2 in new orleans and 1 in key west.  We have been open over twenty years  
Let me know if you have any interest  I love your work
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This is flawless <3
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bryandexterHobbyist Traditional Artist
I first saw this in Spectrum, and it was a huge factor in inspiring me to move into 3D art.  Thank you so much for sharing!
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generalbat Interface Designer
Are the figures hollow or solid?
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Mgrafix2011Hobbyist Digital Artist
Superb !!
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BCcreativityProfessional Artisan Crafter
This is so amazing my friend. I love the fluidity of the eel and how this piece is so directional.
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That is amazing!!!
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hadasaugh-sculptProfessional Traditional Artist
What I really like about this piece is how you make somewhat abrupt movements in the flow of the lines around both the eel's tail and the hair of the "eel walker".

I hope the international art community has recognized the significance of your creations and the value you provide to artists that are looking to make creations that are as vibrant as yours.

I think you are the Frazetta of sculpting!
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GarrettWaltsakProfessional Traditional Artist
Very cool man.  I like your fantasy work.  I would like to get more into fantasy!
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PerdeskiProfessional General Artist
An sculpture i'll 100% buy if I had the money someday i'll buy one of you sculptures : D
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Just out of curiosity Mark, where would one buy one of these?
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MarkNewmanProfessional Traditional Artist
Straight from the artist. Me.
By the way, Thanks for your last comment that I never responded to. Sorry! i've been a bit swamped.

There are 9 left in the edition of 20. These are cast to order. The price is $6,500. right now.
The foundry takes around 8 weeks to produce one with their current schedule.
I do require a 50% deposit to start the foundry on the process and the balance due when ready to ship.

Let me know if you are still interested.
I appreciate your interest in my work.

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Hi Mark,

so sorry for such a long time reply. I don't spend a lot of time on Deviantart so wasn't even aware you replied to me directly. Again, my apologies.

Sadly I cannot afford this sculpture right now though I by no means think it's overpriced. I think it's worth every penny. Believe me, should I come into some money in the future, I'll be right here ordering it. You have a fan for life!

Thank you,

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Rodartriguez Artisan Crafter
... bellisima ..!
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I most likely couldn't afford it but this is the first sculpture I would love to buy! Absolutely outstanding.
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AntonioBalicevicProfessional Artisan Crafter
So fluid motion and volume. 
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PeaTree-CreationsHobbyist Photographer
I really like the colors you chose, it brings out the fine details in your sculpture. Excellent craftsmanship!
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Medallion2012Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love this modern fantasy take on Art Deco. :)
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