Pug Candle Holder – Casting

This is the raw Hydrostone casting sitting on top of the silicone mold before cleaning it up. pug-candle-holder-casting

Subject of the Next Mold

I learned a few things from the last mold and I’m going to give it another go with this guy. I tried to make him small be he kept growing. He’s about life-size.pug-candle-holder-1 pug-candle-holder-2 pug-candle-holder-3 pug-candle-holder-4 pug-candle-holder-5

First Brushing of Color on Next One

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This is the chocolate dog from a previous post. When I started painting the darker brown highlights on top of the chocolate, it just didn’t do anything for me so I’ve opted to paint it more like the one I just finished but with lighter colored eyes.

They’re always kind of strange looking at this stage in the painting process.