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The Perfect Pull

We’ve done good to get the apartment liveable– of big importance to me is the area I get to sculpt. At first I was all like, “I just need a little table and the bookcase for all my paint and stuff” and so I got that set up. Then I realized I wasn’t gonna have anywhere to put finished pieces, so I was like, “just let me get a utility shelf set and that’ll be good” and now I’m like, “all’s I need is a desk for my thoughts” which I haven’t got yet but it’s coming. Little corner of the room is turning into the whole thing, like any craftist probably knows, and will soon push all other stuff out of the house.

I’ve gotten a bunch of molds done, so that need for space is much more apparent. I’m jumping to the next step already, eager to see just how well all these molds are- the other day when I was working with the resin, I was jamming to the new Daft Punk and popping out perfect casts- little to no surface bubbles, and no missed spots. Whenever a cast is done setting up in the mold and I begin to pull it apart, I begin talking to it- “c’mon now, you gonna be a perfect pull for me? Aw, yeah first side’s lookin’ fresh. How bout the other side, whatta we got? Oh baby, looks like we got a– yup, that there’s a

 

*********PERFECT PULL*********

And usually then I do a little dance, probably sing whatever song is on but substitute the phrase “perfect pull” in wherever it’s possible in the lyrics.

photo (1)Hello lads, I’m Tingle but you may know me better as PERFECT PULL

After all the fan-fare, I eventually run out of resin and have a bunch of flaky figures in need of sanding. Last year I sanded every last piece by hand, sometimes spending hours on one small batch. This year I got wise and bought a cordless Dremel. I’m still spending hours sanding, but now it’s as fun as sculpting and I burn through around five times as many figures as I used to. The back deck is great for scratching these babies down, too, so I’m not breathing in all the mess I make. CONCLUSION: I’m the Batman of resin-cast figurines.

photo (3)A PERFECT PULL for good fun, A PERFECT PULL to get some, A PERFECT PULL to get lucky

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Interview and a New Sculpture!

I got a couple irons in the fire, no doubt about it– last week I take the Grand-Prize in the Game Informer Art Contest (still waitin’ on that free game, fellas!) and this week I’m featured on the awesome website n-europe.com. They got a really nice interview together and they have it on their site right here! And when I say “right here” I don’t mean here, but rather if you click that link that it will take you to the “here”, which is there. It’s cool, and I like which images they went with. And all the images they put together, too! Someday I’ll be able to do stuff like that!

In other news, there’s a new sculpture on the block– It’s a Poe Collector from Zelda! He comes in right after Dry Bones, another spooky individual. I guess it’s the month of dudes with floating pupils in black spaces. Check out the FULL GALLERY!

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The Legend is True

So I spent three months putting a Zelda Chess set together, WHAT OF IT. Did you expect any less of me? Click that bit on the right to see so many pictures of all the characters. Each piece is unique, I didn’t replicate anything or use any molds. Boy, I sure kinda wish I had, though. Woulda saved some time!

I’m probably gonna get to take it for one test-drive before I send it away and never see it again… It’s a shame I’m terrible at chess, though.

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Zelda Chess Continued

Efforts continue to be made (by me) to finish Zelda chess. It’s getting close to being done (by me) but then it’s gotta be painted (I guess by me). I made a WIP gallery so you (not me) can see all the guys thus far. I think it’ll be my best chess set so far!

You can get to the Chess WIP gallery here.

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