If I wish an animal to have the appearance of looking sideways by exposing a slice of white on the glass eyes do I have to shift the eye by epanding the orbit? If not, how may this be accomplished? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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All you have to do is think it through. How does the subject do it? Nature is a good guide. Tell me, what do you think?
Thanks for the push Bill. I was concidering this more carefully AFTER I sent the message and after I was studying my own facial features (I am still a little unsettled by the experience). The eye being spherical rotates on an axis in the socket. The glass eyes need to emulate this motion. I suspect the orbit will need to be hollowed out and the eyes rotated to achieve this effect. I ordered several sets of eyes, some with a white ring. I believe that they must be closer to a complete sphere to accomplish this.
Thanks for taking the time,
Sean, you will do very well. Why? Because instead of doing like so many others in the past have done, and called me names, you figured it out instead! You didnt say Im a d*ck for not answering. YOU answered! See, I have faith in you guys, these answers are there, we arent much smarter, just more experienced. Doesnt that make you feel good to have solved it yourself?
Now that you have, let me help you some. You may need to open the orbit edge slightly depending on which eye you choose and the form selected. You will have to hoolow it out to accept the new eye angle as well. You may even need to adjust the brow or ruminant swell in the top front of the eye on one side. It shifts so as to allow a clearer feild of vision for the rotating eye. Remember, the eyes usually turn in unison. By the way, the eye isnt actually on an axis, rather it is pushed forward and rotated by a group of muscles, all mostly from behind. Not truly riding that axis, but yes, close. Good luck with your mount!
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