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January 25, 2011
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SONY
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DSC-W120
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Feb 4, 2008, 9:27:55 PM
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Skull 01 by Zercon Skull 01 by Zercon
Materials:
-Yellow Belly Marmot Skull
-Taxidermy Reptile Eyes
-Skulpey Clay
-Airbrush Acrylics

Yes I know it’s a real skull, if you are really unhappy about this, I am sorry. Please do not leave any negative comments however.
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Koeskull Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's so cool. I've had an idea like that (combining real skull with sculpey) for a while and am in the process of making it.. did you bake this? If so, was it fine in the oven?
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Zercon Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012   General Artist
Yes, I baked it at I think only 200-220 degrees and left it in there a very long time. Then, I turned off the oven and did not pull it out until morning. The very slow cool down of the oven, means that the bone, glass, and clay won't crack or splinter.

I put a black 'eyeliner' around the eyes in acrylic, then painted rubber cement over the glass. Once done airbrushing I could peal the rubber cement off to a clean clear eye.
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zenithfoxie Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011
aaa so awesome

since this one is '01' does that mean there will be more? :D
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Zercon Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011   General Artist
I am currently working on a Marten skull, and once I get the style down better I have a full coyote skull I'm going to do this too. But that one I want to plan out a plan of attack fully before starting on. The Marten and Marmot I just sortove... started sculpting and see what happens…. Marten will have reptile orange poppy eyes, and the coyote will have gold and blue bobcat eyes.
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Archerionwolf Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Whats wrong with using a real skull? This is awsome! XD
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Zercon Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011   General Artist
Some people get upset about the animal's body being used like this with unknown cause of death. I don’t condone animal abuse in any way, but I technically have no idea how this critter was killed.
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Archerionwolf Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Eh. I'd just call those people over emotional and ignore them. I mean, the thing is already dead anyways. Its not like using it's bones for art is gonna hurt it any more.

But I still think this is kewl. XD :nod: :clap:
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Beck-illy Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011   Digital Artist
I think it's wonderful! I love when people turn something as plain as a regular skull into something powerful.
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nightmares-wish Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
looks like a creepy bird. really cool though
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