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Cosmodeus by anthonyweber
Cosmodeus
done for a class assignment, a ceramic mixed media project using an object from life and altering its meaning. i had a hornless goat skull and the top of a baby deer skull. i stacked them and the rest is from imagination.
the slug eyes were added after the clay was fired. i left holes in the skull sockets to put wire through for an armature. all the wire is attached inside with metal epoxy. the eyes are also constructed with epoxy and finished with a layer of polymer clay cured with a heat gun. the most difficult part was curing the clay without melting the plastic eyeballs. the curing temp was really close to the melting temp. as i went along with the sculpture the nasal cavity reminded me of a coffin, so i put a little astral corpse in there and filled the area with dyed polyester casting resin, which smelled awful.  
The painting process was more of an experiment. i had a limited palette in acrylic and no idea for what i wanted. many layers were glazed multiple times and/or completely painted over. 
As for subject matter, there isn't much of a narrative behind it. it simply is what it is. 
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Cosmic Form by anthonyweber
Cosmic Form
metal sculpture with a sheet of plastic draped over by melting with a propane torch. i was then able to pop off the skin after it cooled and spray painted it with acrylic chrome spray paint.  the frame is basically 'S' curves welded to a crescent shape, to give a look of a rib cage or insect husk.  this is my first time working with metal which turned out to be simpler than i had thought.  done in an intro to sculpture class with limited time. I would have done a few things differently but I'm satisfied with the execution because of how simple the piece was to make yet the contrast of the two forms bring a lot of interest. I'll probably do more like it in the future. 
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Necrostein2 by anthonyweber
Necrostein2
same ceramic sculpt from an aau class with added glaze and a hand-sewn pleather collar studded with spikes. in the future ill do a second layer of pleather to complete the design. I'm hoping this could be my key to get into the california conference for the advancement of ceramic art (ccaca) in sacramento. 
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Doomstone by anthonyweber
Doomstone
Polymer clay with an acrylic wash. about 1.25 x 3 x 0.75 inches 
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Keychain Casts by anthonyweber
Keychain Casts
Some reproductions of a couple sculptures turned into keychains. I used silicone rtv for the mold and polyurethane resin for the casts. still figuring out how to paint them.
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Unearthling Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015
Thanks for the watch, much appreciated!
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TonHaring Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch:)
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donfarrell Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
Hi, thanks for adding my Tantalos painting to your favourites...I appreciate the enthusiasm for my work.  CHeers!  :-)
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RadioactivePussy Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks for watching!
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BlackDonner Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for favving.
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TheGurch Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
Cheers for the DA watch and the faves.
Thanks for showing an interrest in my art.
It means a lot to me :)
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anthonyweber Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
no problem, you've got great stuff!
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TheGurch Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
cheers dude :)
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nedrekarr113 Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
Your work is good. Well, we cant all be traditional artists. :)
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Brieana Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
Happy birthday :)
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