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My first bobcat finished

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by rnviper3, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. rnviper3

    rnviper3 New Member

    This was a learning experience. This is a large cat. I ordered the form for the pose the customer wanted. Of course I knew I would have to alter it up to fit the cat. But I didn't like the way the leg looked unnaturally coming out of the belly. So I did a carcase cast of the body. Our Dnr took the head so I didn't have that, but carved one. When I finished mounting it up, I sent a few pictures to Codi for her opinions and she told me a few things to change. THANK YOU CODI. I have already posted the unfinished pictures, but wanted to post the final pictures now. Comments welcome to make the next one better.
     

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  6. CodyTheCorgi

    CodyTheCorgi Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.

    The biggest thing I notice is that there isn't any separation between the 'jowls'. You can see here there is a Y-Shape from the nose to the mouth opening, yours barely has it, if at all. You might be able to get away painting it on there though.

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    rnviper3 New Member

    Cody, You are absolutely right. Actually It was there, but too deep and wide. I filled it in too much and textured too much and foolishly painted it to match the hair.