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ORIG: Red Whiskered Bulbuls by yingmakes ORIG: Red Whiskered Bulbuls :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 6 0 ORIG: Two Cats Sitting by yingmakes ORIG: Two Cats Sitting :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 6 4 ORIG: Crispy the Lucky Cat by yingmakes ORIG: Crispy the Lucky Cat :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 9 5 A Sustainable Melbourne by yingmakes A Sustainable Melbourne :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 10 7 LoL: Teemo Hangee by yingmakes LoL: Teemo Hangee :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 7 4 MS: Haku, Kanna's Companion by yingmakes MS: Haku, Kanna's Companion :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 28 16 AC: Isabelle by yingmakes AC: Isabelle :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 40 19 PKMN: Flat Eevee and Absol by yingmakes PKMN: Flat Eevee and Absol :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 17 9 MS: Eliza the Kitty Boss by yingmakes MS: Eliza the Kitty Boss :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 27 10 PKMN: Flat Absol by yingmakes PKMN: Flat Absol :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 18 7 MC: Sheep by yingmakes MC: Sheep :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 25 19 Circus Llamas by yingmakes Circus Llamas :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 19 9 MS: Bloctopus by yingmakes MS: Bloctopus :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 17 10 ATLA: Katara by yingmakes ATLA: Katara :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 39 13 MS: Mutant Snail by yingmakes MS: Mutant Snail :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 7 11 MS: HEYitsYING the Buccaneer by yingmakes MS: HEYitsYING the Buccaneer :iconyingmakes:yingmakes 9 10

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Fascinating World of Mold-Making and Casting
Fascinating World of Mold-Making and Casting
Have you ever wondered how sculptors and modelers make a limited production of their work?  It is an involved process that can be simplified into the following major steps:
1. Create the original sculpture.
2. Make a mold of the original sculpture.
3. Cast parts using the mold.
4. Clean up and assemble the parts.
5. (Optional) Prepare for painting, and paint.
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'The Master'
No, I am not talking about one who dishes out instructions :lol:, rather, the original sculpture that the sculptor/modeler makes.  As an example, the deviation below is an original sculpture of Urd, Goddess of the Past in the Ah! My Goddess manga.  This example will be used to illustrate the process of making mold and casting.
  The different colors of epoxy clay are used to enhance visualization.
If the sculptor/modeler intends to make duplicates of the master, then the master must be scu
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Hey it's 2018! This is my yearly update! 

This year I'm definitely back and I'm definitely still sculpting. I'm now living in Hong Kong (and will be for the next 2 years). I have been kind of moving around for the past 2 years but now that I am more "settled" I have decided to go back to sculpting. I feel more relaxed and thus am more able to sculpt. I have already started uploading some stuff, hope you guys don't mind it!

My style has changed due to the fact I'm no longer living in Australia, and I don't have the space for all my old stuff. In the past I was using polymer clay (which needs baking) but these days I've been using more air dry clay, since I just don't have an oven, haha.

I am now really short on space so I will no longer be making random knick-knacks.. most things I will make will be gifts. 

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Ying
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Australia
Hi! My name is Ying and I joined this site maybe over a decade ago. I started sculpting around 6 years ago and so this account was born.

Currently I don't find myself having any time to sculpt, so this account exists as an archive of what I sculpted throughout my highschool years.

One day I hope to return to sculpting, and I will let you know when that happens. :)

I can often be contacted on Subeta.
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RonnieYoung Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2015  Professional Artist
Happy Birthday! :party: :cake:
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Cresenta-Lark Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :cake: :party:
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AsianLatte Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Make a Digimon Tri Thing!
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Sedna93 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Blower fella (Party) fella Gift (Party) Happy Birth Day Fella (messages) fella's Gobbler (Party) Cheers fella (party) 
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Jasperinity Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
Happy birthday! :D
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