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Dumbo Fancy Rat Sculpture Commission Complete by philosophyfox Dumbo Fancy Rat Sculpture Commission Complete by philosophyfox
This rat sculpture was a commission as a birthday gift for someone's husband who recently lost his heart rat. She was a Russian Blue dumbo rat, and I hope I did a small amount of justice to her memory.

Super Sculpey over a wire and foil armature. Painted with artist grade acrylics and sealed with Citadel Purity Seal.


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:icontabbykat16:
TabbyKat16 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013   General Artist
She looks just like my rat Hamletta that died. D: Omg. I'm about to cry!
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AliaBierwag Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Excellent sculpture. Are the eyes made of glass?
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:iconphilosophyfox:
philosophyfox Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
Thank you. The eyes are clay and painted and then varnished.
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JimtheGent Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Lovely mouse
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MeepzAdopts Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
really lovly
what for clay did u use and what for paint if I´m allowed to ask
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:iconphilosophyfox:
philosophyfox Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
I used Super Sculpey and a few different brands of artists' quality acrylic paint.
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XPantherArtX Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Precious! :heart: I'm sure you're commissioner is very happy with this! :D
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GunMetal-Rat Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012
Wire Whiskers [link]

Another Possibility Would Be Bristles Off A Synthetic Or Straw Broom... :nod:
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kokiteno Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is a wonderful sculpture and a great gift.
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Rhonda-Young Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww...that is so cute! Remarkable detailing!! :love:
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