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any tips on sculpting crystals?

Postby barefootabe » Sat May 11, 2013 10:03 pm

i really want to make a doomsday figure..but im kinda worried about my ability of scupting /making the crystal spikes..has anyone got any tips or ideas to help?

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Re: any tips on sculpting crystals?

Postby Pock63 » Sun May 12, 2013 8:23 am

My tip is to sculpt them larger then they need to be and then to carve them down to size once cured, for me it's much easier then trying to get all the sharp edges to stay but in soft clay.
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Re: any tips on sculpting crystals?

Postby barefootabe » Sun May 12, 2013 1:38 pm

good advice, do you think miliput will be able to do that? or should i go with another type
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Re: any tips on sculpting crystals?

Postby Pock63 » Sun May 12, 2013 1:42 pm

barefootabe wrote:good advice, do you think miliput will be able to do that? or should i go with another type


Yeah Milliput will work :) that's what I use most of the time these days because I can't afford aves.
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Re: any tips on sculpting crystals?

Postby barefootabe » Sun May 12, 2013 2:32 pm

thanks man. miliput is the only thing ive ever used.. im thinking of using a terrax BAF figure for the base
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