Monday, August 18, 2008

Something Different--in Three Dimensions!


I just completed a treasury on Etsy of my favorite 3D figures, and these works have inspired me to create a figure of my own! He's still a work in progress, but he is tentatively named Erlen Meyer (Erl for short) because he reminds me of an Erlenmeyer flask. He is not solid polymer clay--I made him a coat-hanger armature, put a rock from the yard in his butt to make him more stable, and fleshed him out a little with aluminum foil. He stands about 4 inches tall. He's not quite ready to be baked yet, as he needs feet and probably a tail--not sure yet. I will also have to wash the dust off of him before baking--right after I took the pictures, my dog knocked him onto the floor where he sustained a few minor injuries and nice cakes of dust.

I like him so far. What do my readers think?
Afterthought: Upon further contemplation, he really is much more shaped like a volumetric flask than an Erlenmeyer, but Volumetric makes a dreadful name!

4 comments:

sol y sombra creations said...

I love your treasury and I think Erl would fit right in...he's very hip!

Pretty Fun said...

Great treasury, Elmore is very cute!

T.Allen-Mercado said...

Erl's a pretty cool dude. I agree volumetric is not the hippest name for Erl. I'll check back to see how he progresses...

Walk in the Woods said...

I like him!