| I got this one because of my old obsession with Greek
mythology. I find it very hard not to give in to buying models that might represent
some portion of it. :p
This is a slight conversion of the rather
oversized goddess of love. Her staff has been removed and the right arm
repositioned in a beckoning gesture. I must work on sculpting more, so it was good
practice, though it turned out a bit rough. She has been mounted inside a Dark Age base,
which was filled with putty and painted as cobblestone.
I love the beautiful face. Dennis Mize sculpts such incredibly symmetrical
features. The eyes are exquisite, allowing her green pupils to stand out versus the
chiseled cheek bones and massive black hair.
She was painted with the intention of me making a translucency tutorial out of
it. But the in-progress photos, which were taken with my old camera, didn't turn
out at all! So in disgust I finished her quickly, barely having the patience to add
the gold trim at top of her toga. Hence, she is not quite to my normal standard of