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Commissar sculpt

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Warhammer 40000 Female Commissar sculpted at about 1/30th scale (and is thus a little more than two inches tall)

Contrary to my belief, it turned out that I did have some spare time, which I used doing a few tweaks to this piece before I get ready to paint it.

For the most part, this was sculpted from Jan 26th through to Feb 1st - an attempt to design and sculpt a model within a week! More or less, I did it, although I've done a little work on it since. (Not much, nor very fast - I needed a break!)
One of the concept sketches can be found here: [link]

WIP pictures, in order from start:
[link] [link] [link] [link] [link]

So far, she's unnamed - I have only the most basic ideas of who she is. I'm sure I'll work her out eventually - spontaneity every now and again can't hurt.

As far as time spent, you're probably looking at about 30 hours work to this point. After painting... I don't know yet, I haven't done it!

EDIT: Oh yeah. I should mention that this was done for the weekly art challenge at Ordo Illuminatus.
I'm not sure they were expecting this.

Sketches, yes. Sculpted miniatures, no.
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Ciph's avatar
Huh? Female commissar?!

There can be only one! COMMISSAR RAEGE!
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artofrussellProfessional Digital Artist
Hey dude, russ29 from Illuminatus here! I really like the sculpt man! Took me by a big pleasant surprise though! Here's hoping to see more!
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RagnarokEOTWHobbyist General Artist
The idea took me somewhat by surprise as well! Woke up one morning with the idea, told myself it was far too silly to attempt... and was starting it four hours later.

There'll be more models in the way in the next few weeks, because I've another set to sculpt for the WHW meet on April 24th.
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artofrussellProfessional Digital Artist
hehe, well, at least now that you are suppose to suggest the next title, you can do one with the theme?
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RagnarokEOTWHobbyist General Artist
While it's a nice idea, probably not. I've got a couple of ideas for a theme, but neither fits brilliantly with sculpting.

And that aside, sculpting takes quite a lot of time. About 30 hours in front of the modelling station each. While that was one thing to do few weeks back, we're expecting my father to be back from the hospital by then, and he's going to need a lot of help.

In the end, if I'm sculpting, I've got models that are more important to get done, and I don't want to rush them.
They'll be done in the next month or so, but it's very unlikely to be as part of the KWSG.
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artofrussellProfessional Digital Artist
Although I don't know you nor your family personally, I wish your dad a speedy recovery.

And no worries about the KWSG and not sculpting, since as long as you have something to show us its fine, whether its artwork or even some paper mache!

Hope to see an awesome theme next week!
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the amount of detail you put into these are amazing!!!Killer work man!!
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RagnarokEOTWHobbyist General Artist
Well, it's a bit odd - I'm just capable of much finer work when sculpting than drawing.

One thing I forgot to mention before was that this was an entry for the sketch group I've been posting sketches up for recently.

I don't think this was quite what they were expecting...
soxrule's avatar
I can understand that.I can't scult OR paint but I can draw.we all have our speciality!!
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RagnarokEOTWHobbyist General Artist
I'm not entirely sure why though.

I've been trying to learn to draw for sometime, but with the sculpting, I seem to have picked up the basics a lot more quickly.

But then again, if I think about it, if I were spending this kind of time on my drawings, they might be a bit more impressive.
The downside is that if I tried erasing and redoing parts as many times as would happen if I did that, I would probably destroy the paper...

... I should really get that graphics tablet, it would solve that problem quite easily.
soxrule's avatar
OR use better paper. Vellum paper holds up very well to an eraser even though you can get it very thin(its what I like to draw on)
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