Reindeer Ornament #001

By | December 13, 2017
Reindeer Ornament 001 - Front

Reindeer Ornament #001

What do you do when a friend asks for ornaments for her birthday? …Break out the art supplies, of course! 😉

This little guy was sculpted, molded, cast, and painted all within a week. He was my emotional recovery project from the doggie destruction of my 2017 NaNoPaiMo horse and it was nice to get my fingers in Sculpey again.

For the very first copy I went with a traditional reindeer color and snowy pine trees against a night sky. Because I am me, I also started up a few fantasy copies that are lounging half-finished on the workbench.

I have to say the OOMOO 30 is a lot easier to work with than the silicone caulk molds! I still get some bubbles and it’s not all perfect, but pouring molding material instead of mushing it around is a blessing.

Alas I took the photos in the car on the way to the birthday party, so you’ll have to make do without fancy pics. 😉

Medium: Liquitex White Gesso, Apple Barrel Acrylics (21386 Arbor Green, 20523 Kelly Green, 20529 Christmas Green, 20225 Bright Blue, 21484 Admiral Blue, 20504 Black), FolkArt Acrylics (667 Gunmetal Gray, 485 Raw Umber), and DecoArt Americana Acrylics (DA093 Raw Sienna, DA242 Fawn).

Reindeer Ornament 001 - Back

Reindeer Ornament 001 – Back

Reindeer Ornament 001 - Front

Reindeer Ornament 001 – Front

Reindeer Ornament 001 - Left

Reindeer Ornament 001 – Left

Reindeer Ornament 001 - Right

Reindeer Ornament 001 – Right

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