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Eel Walker by MarkNewman Eel Walker by MarkNewman
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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Given 2009-12-24
From suggestor: "The feel of the woman's walk along with the way the eel feels like it's floating beside her is so unbelievably well executed." Eel Walker by *MarkNewman definitely conjours the same impression when I look at it, the feel of weightlessness and fluidity. ( Suggested by RandyHand and Featured by Thebuild )
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zezonz Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ravishing
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AlexanderTHanson Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  New member
Very nice, the detail on the skin of the woman and the ornamentation harness bracelet, did you get it bronzed? 
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chocogirl10 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
beautiful sculpture! :clap:
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biYok Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work is just incredible!!!!
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Soulpark Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014
SUPERRRRR.
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IntrepidStudent Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful and unique!!
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CandyFlosses Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WHOA WOW OH. Awesome stuff. :O
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myques Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this. is. outstanding.
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martik642 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is absolutly fantastic.Clap 
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AJtheSENSEI Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
All man! I really like this piece. It's so well done. I like the elegance and sense of movement. 
I would really like to own it, but it's too expensive for me. So, does the eel still have a support bar in the real version? 
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