14 June 2017

Capt. James T. Kirk - Prepwork: Update (2)

Some significant progress to report! 

The head was ABD (all-but-done). . . technically. In short, it was undoubtedly better than what was provided in the kit, and for most it would have been "good enough". BUT. . . was it good
Or better than "good"?? And the answer was--not really. To that point, I had gotten off the ground floor and had taken my initial steps onto the first floor. The time had come to commence with the fine analysis of texture and form. . . 

And after about an hour analyzing stills from the show, and another hour at the bench with the putty, the head is on the home stretch! It will be a rather lengthy lap, as I intend to resculpt ALL the hair; but once that is done, I can then begin the final finishing. . . 

Stay tuned!

When the cost of a hobby exceeds the fun and doesn't attract new people, the game is over.” -
Oscar Koveleski, August 2003

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