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My friend Daniel aka tauser, from the DM Craft Forum used Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock character Marjory The Trash Heap as the basis for one of his Monsters.

It was such a wonderful idea that I had to do a version of my own. She is just perfect for my Last Hurrah Project. SO...

Here is Jim Henson's original Marjory:

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AND here is my W.I.P. version of The Trash Girl:

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Stay tuned for further developments...eventually.

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1 hour ago, kitchen_wolf said:

What's she made out of?  Looks like terracotta from here, but that doesn't mean much.

 

The terracotta colored stuff is DAS air dry clay. It is over a base of floral foam. The lower lip & nose are DAS covering modeled aluminum foil.

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5 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

This is cool!!!

 

 

Thanks, Glitter. It also is influenced by this piece posted by alchemist in the Getting To Know You thred:

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...the nose in particular.

 

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I nearly forgot to update this thread...yet another instance of imminent senility. Magrat got some attention yesterday:

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The Girl is starting to take shape...so to speak. AND I am becoming addicted to DAS air dry clay.

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Mag's now has a Mob ready for painting:

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These Handsome Guys are The Shambler, Gringe Commander, & Combat Shrews from Dark Sword.

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On 1/21/2018 at 12:16 PM, Glitterwolf said:

Awesome group of critters!

 

Thanks, Glitter. I am glad you like Mag's Motley Crew. Recruiting is still in progress.

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1 hour ago, PingosHusband said:

Great job.  I love this.

 

 

Thanks for the reply, PingosHusband! I am happy you like her. Over the last couple of days I made some progress on Mags:

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The next step is adding Mushrooms of various types...like these:

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Until whenever...

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You are having fun with this!

That means you're doing it right!

 

Tell me, when the Dash Clay has dried, do you prime it before painting?

I found it to soak up paint sometimes.

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2 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

You are having fun with this!

That means you're doing it right!

 

Tell me, when the DAS Clay has dried, do you prime it before painting?

I found it to soak up paint sometimes.

 

...or I have a strange ideas about what fun entails.

 

I let it dry for at least 24 hours. Then before I do the black wash coating & white dry brush I spray the piece with Krylon Workable Fixative.

This prevents the clay from softening & losing details. It usually doesn't anyway, but no use taking chances. The spray also makes a good

surface for the paint.

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1 hour ago, Highlander said:

That is some nice work.

 

Thanks for the kind reply, Highlander. I am happy you like it. I have added some mushrooms & have a couple of TALL ones underway.

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