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Discobulos

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by franceso sbarile, May 16, 2022.

  1. franceso sbarile Well-Known Member

    Based on copies of the famous statue of the discus thrower of Myron, I try to reproduce a discus thrower engaged in the ancient Olympics.
    I started from a 54mm Preiser naked figure where I identified the position of cuts
    View attachment 444590
    Cuts done
    IMG_20220505_204612-1.jpg
    Pins inserted
    IMG_20220510_183050.jpg
    Begin to sculpt the muscle according to the statue
    IMG_20220514_211535.jpg
    This is all up to now Folks.
    Francesco
  2. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi Franceso

    Challenging subject there , nice use of the original figure , clever cutting as well

    Look forward to seeing more on this

    Happy muscle sculpting

    Nap
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  3. franceso sbarile Well-Known Member

    Some steps ahead
    Francesco
    IMG_20220520_171254-1.jpg JPEG_20220520_171359_3380849439435008952.jpg
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  4. franceso sbarile Well-Known Member

    Further steps more
    IMG_20220526_205924-1.jpg IMG_20220526_205952.jpg
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  5. Oda A Fixture

    Very good Francesco.Myron's Discobolos is such an iconic sculpture and quite difficult to reproduce due to its complex posture.You are off to a great start.

    Oda.
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  6. franceso sbarile Well-Known Member

    Painting in progress.
    Oil over acrylic
    Francesco
    IMG_20220605_183517.jpg
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  7. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi Franceso

    Very clever sculpting , all credit to you , good to see the painting beginning

    Following with interest

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
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