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The name is Frankie by mangakasan The name is Frankie by mangakasan
Frankie is an OOAK commission for a client of FA who commissioned this piece as a gift for a friend (pinstripedtiger also on FA)< to whom Frankies design belongs to.
It was a very interesting and challenging commission as she's quite an unique mix of an goat and a lion and on top of that being an curvy lady (not to mention doing her hair, that was quite a big job <took me 3 evenings to do her mane and hairdo), when i started her out she looked quite strange but it's one of these projects that needs to be finished to look great, and along the way i started to love this character and thought she had something classy at the same time so for the final shoot i gave her a little prop (the red cloth) to make her look like some classy model or something XD (kinda like the ones you see on old paintings of a curvy lady on a sofa or holding a cloth that follows the body <i kinda failed with the cloth but haha what gives 8D)
She's about 6 inch tall, sculpted with super sculpey x sculpey firm over an armature frame and has self made/painted resin eyes, painted with acrylics and pastel dust, had multiple layers of glaze and varnish and was haired with tibetan lamb fur.

character belongs to pinstripedtiger (FA)
ARt by moi :3
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Farelle Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Student General Artist
uhhh I'm trying to find a good way to make eyes like that, but so far with Liquid sculpey and just acrylic gloss I didn't have so much luck, so I started looking into resin, but people are saying that you can not bake resin with polymer clay :O now I'm seeing your figure and wonder, how the heck? should I just ignore the "don't bake it with sculpey" or did you apply the resin afterwards? :D
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well.. i bake my resin eyes along with the sculpture and it doesn't alter them, only acrylic eyes or decorations will melt in the oven, but glass/wood en resin are going to be fine! but if you don't feel comfortable with that you can add them after with air drying clay etc
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Farelle Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Student General Artist
thank you :) now I'm just wondering if you bake your sculpture with the normal 130 Celsius?or on lower temperature for longer? ^^ 
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i bake them on the suggested temperature for 1 hour and an extra 30 minutes on 110 C just to be safe :)
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Farelle Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Student General Artist
thank you alot :) guess I'm gonna make some "test" clay samples the with resin, to see if the resin behaves :) I wished they would sell small half glass beads in stores here, but it seems they only have 15mm or more ;_; which is too big for the sculptures I want to do.
btw. just because: I love your figures :D They are a good example on how lifely sculptures can look like ^^
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i am pretty sure there was someone on etsy who sold small glass domes...
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Farelle Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Student General Artist
*facepalms* I could have thought about that earlier...*rollseyes*
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RosieSenpai Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Woo cool, You are really good at that.
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InternalYouth Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Student General Artist
This is STUNNING! I hope you don't mind me asking, how do you attach the hair to the sculpture?
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i glue it on with fabri-tac glue, it adheres greatly and is quite strong it also doesnt yellow over time, i just try to apply little locks at a time and apply them so that it looks natural and that glue isn't notable
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InternalYouth Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank-you for your time! It's a big help for me :)
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem :)
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello :wave:
You have been featured in my weekly dA love for everyone! article.
Have a nice day :dalove:
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wickedraiden Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
I don't want to live on this planet anymore
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Lolilith Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Remember kid, not across the street but down the road
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wickedraiden Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013
I'm not gay. And I'm older than you.
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Lolilith Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Haha then how about you act your age
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wickedraiden Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013
what the hell how am i not acting my age I'M 21 AND FREE I DO WHAT I WANT
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Lolilith Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
lol sure :P
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Sumnerts01 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Absorbing and detailed character, real class.
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
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weatherstained Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
OH MY GOSH PERFECT!
I love Frankie so much, I knew who it was immediately from the thumbnail.
Perfect job!! Love it!
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aww thanks!
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pandemoniumfire Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student General Artist
This is so amazing! I had to check that this wasn't a photo-manipulation, it's just to perfect!
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol XD thank you :3
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ClarkyGirl Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Flip you're awesome. (There's is nothing else I can say)
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XD
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MysteryPearlVoice Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
As always I love the details ;-;
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aww thank you :D
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BlackBlueDawg Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, now that is impressive! ^^
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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BlackBlueDawg Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! ^^ I love the way she looks.
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Lillyfrost Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student General Artist
I love how deatiled you always do this things <333
The mane turned out pretty nice and I love those deep eyes *A*
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you lilly! I'm really happy about the mane aswell
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demiveemon Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
She turned out wonderfully and the mane/hair really makes her spring to life. I like the detail with the cloth.
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D well it's always fun to drag you trough all the processes and force the wip pictures on you XD hihi thank you hun^^
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Thorunn Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love his flubby belly! What a wonderful looking sculpture :=
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mangakasan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XD that sounds so cute! haha thanks
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