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Spider Woman 1

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This is the latest sculpt I did for Bowen Designs.
Marvel comics ''Spider Woman''.
Sculpted in Super Sculpey regular and SS firm grey mix.
14 1/2" tall.
Image details
Image size
2384x3676px 782.3 KB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D80
Shutter Speed
10/2500 second
Aperture
F/8.0
Focal Length
38 mm
ISO Speed
800
Date Taken
Aug 5, 2006, 3:19:32 PM
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BeltBuckle4's avatar
Clean sculpt. Lines & balance.
OMG you really are my idol marknewman!! one of the best artist i've encountered , i wonder how you make this sculpt so smooth and clean.. you got that mad skill and precisions i wish i had..lolzz
jatarr's avatar
What fantastic work !
CharmingTone's avatar
I love the pose, her lips and how you did the hair.
asianyo's avatar
I'm just starting to sculpt and I like to set my sights high but damn. I don't think I'll ever be able to reach this level. Amazing work man. Did you use super sculpey for the griffon statue base as well? I'm curious to know how you got the cracked effect, it looks so good.
MarkNewman's avatar
Yes, The entire sculpt is all Sculpey.
Cracked effect? Carving crack line in the raw sculpt as well as chipping off and carving into the baked (cured) sculpture.
It crumbles and breaks like real stone would.
asianyo's avatar
I see, thanks for the reply! I'll have to experiment with that.
The-Psychonaut's avatar
part of your world...
RawSunlight's avatar
Beautiful pose! Just lovely
Sword-of-the-Mind's avatar
Just plain amazing!
kelleybean86's avatar
There's such a sense of movement in this, it's amazing.
dizzandesigns's avatar
i cant wait till this one is finished ill be buying this one!!!
Hal8998's avatar
This is a real piece of gold. Saw the painted version time ago, but the grey version is... first glance, full love! :love:
You have a true gift in your hands, man.
Regards,
Mattia
Alinex29's avatar
omg, it's so beautiful 8D
NanaCasas's avatar
This, among your other works are fantabulous! I know you hear this all the time, but I've gotta say it too! Thanks for the info about the Super Sculpey reg. and the SS firm grey mix. I've used SS reg. and SS firm grey, but never together. I have enjoyed using paper clay for my piddly work lately though. I'll have to try it your way and hope for the best. What did you use to smooth things down? My inquiring mind would like to know.... Thanks! :0)
Antichristofer's avatar
Do you use any special solvents to smooth the sculpey? Or is that all done with tools?

Incredible work
AnneaGoewin's avatar
Wow...Really impressive O.O
AnneaGoewin's avatar
Wow...Really impressive O.O
Mydriad's avatar
amazing.....
mirapakai's avatar
Holy cow!!! you are insane... that is so sick n awesome; I wish I had 1/100 th of your skill...
Did you go to art school ?

By the way do you photoshop your backgrounds or is it some lighting setup?
MarkNewman's avatar
Thanks so much, I'm glad you like.
I went to art school as an illustration major. i Started sculpting
seriously after art school. Mostly self taught.
The background on this photo was a gradated back drop, no photoshop here.
mirapakai's avatar
wow.... no photoshop ? thats a cool trick. I will try that with some of my still life photography.
By the way, all my recent browsing of DA sculpture deviations(including yours) inspired me to start sculpting. If I am to start from level "ZERO" do you have any book or online course in your mind that can help me? Just got a bag of modelling clay and that wooden pottery tools kit.
Thanks in advance for the advice!
bestiol2's avatar
Magnifique...she's so beautiful !!!! ♥
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