Eagle Statue 2.0 - Zapins

Discussion in 'Lost wax casting' started by Zapins, Apr 7, 2018.

  1. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    I figured I got a lot of the features of the first eagle wrong so I'm giving it a second go. Hopefully its a little more accurate. Let me know what you all think of version eagle version 2.0 :)

    [​IMG]Eagle head by Zapins, on Flickr
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  2. Jason

    Jason Gold Banner Member

    HA! I see what you did there.
  3. crazybillybob

    crazybillybob Silver Banner Member


    This one's going to be better than the last one! I can already hear it!!!
  4. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    Next installment, fleshing out the face. Taking longer than I'd like to get the meaty bits looking right.
    [​IMG]2018-04-11_10-43-12 by Zapins, on Flickr
  5. Jason

    Jason Gold Banner Member

    Go sci-fi with him. Maybe even steam punk. Gear for an eyeball etc.. Could be a new exciting challenge for ya.
  6. PatJ

    PatJ Silver Banner Member

    That is the best looking duck I have seen in a long time.;)
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  7. Jason

    Jason Gold Banner Member

    It's zaps COCK.
  8. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    Ha ha.

    With that kind of talk I'll have an ornithological collection pretty soon. Eagle 3.0...?

    It would look cool as a robot chicken but I'm going to make a normal one first. I can make a copy for my school (their mascot is a bantam). They might even put it up for display if it comes out nice. Maybe they'll even stop sending me letters asking for donations?

  9. _Jason

    _Jason Silver

  10. Tobho Mott

    Tobho Mott Silver Banner Member

    I saw them perform that live in '93 at Lollapalooza somewhere near Toronto, though I was more interested in Primus' set. Thanks for the memories.

    The Duck of Death looks great so far!

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  11. PatJ

    PatJ Silver Banner Member

    Sorry, I could not resist.
    Casting humor you know......
  12. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    Last edited: May 21, 2018
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  13. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    More details added. Larger Crest definition around eyes. Changed position of some features. Chopped chin off.

  14. Here's some footage of "Eagles" in full flight to help with the modelling :D, some of those eagles have a pretty good glide rate.

  15. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    Reminds me of legend of zelda when you hit too many chickens and they go nuts. Run for it!
  16. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    Anyway new update! Started work on roughing out the body.

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  17. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    Did a little more work on the duck. It is coming along slowly.

    This is going to be a bitch to make a silicone mold for. Definitely going to be a multipart mold.
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  18. joe yard

    joe yard Silver

    I am not one to criticize your art work and I know it is a bit early but it looks more like a chicken than a duck?
    Best of luck with this casting.
  19. Zapins

    Zapins Silver

    Muahahaha ! Check mate. I finally won the mind games.

  20. PatJ

    PatJ Silver Banner Member

    LOL, you guys are too funny.
    But I do like the hawk ! :)
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