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Ecorche Class 16 of 16 by shalonpalmer Ecorche Class 16 of 16 by shalonpalmer
Ecorche Class 16 of 16, 2007
24" High
Oil clay; armature wire

Last class. Pretty much complete. It was decided that because the muscles around the skull are so detailed, we did the main two and left the rest off.

Also, on the back there is a line that I need to fill out the top most muscle to... so it's not quite done yet!!

But he got nicely packed up in the world's coolest crate and taken home. I think I'll put pics up in scraps of the packing crate - it was that amazing. But currently the only one I have is kinda blurry - so I will probably update it later with a few better pictures.

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:iconasparuh13:
Asparuh13 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing work on this one!
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010  Professional Artist
Thank you!! :thanks:
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:iconasparuh13:
Asparuh13 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're welcome!
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Francacereu Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
great work, cheers.
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clankorn Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010  Professional Filmographer
OMG!!
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:iconshalonpalmer:
shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2010  Professional Artist
Thanks!!
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Fangfingers Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2009  Professional General Artist
great job! :thumbsup:




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:omg: Fly !.. There's primordial soup in my waitress ! ~Fangfingers
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2009  Professional Artist
Thank you!!
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Jester-Race Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm jealous that you have had opportinities to take classes on this kind of stuff. Damn good.
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008  Professional Artist
Thanks! :D

I've been trying to take other classes and it's completely not working. The horse one was cancelled due to lack of interest and the human head one that started this week is sadly scheduled during a too hectic and overbooked time in my year. Bleh!!
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Bazzalix Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2008
sweeeet
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alicespectrum Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2008
THAT IS SO AWSOME!!!
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kmaier99 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2007
Oh it looks great!
I am taking ecorche next semester, and am beyond excited. had to take a math class during winter intersession just to fill the time waiting for the next semester to start.
May I ask who your instructor was?
I will be taking it with Steve Perkins through Academy of Art University. He was my figure drawing teacher too and I just love him. He is the author of the Ecorche class at AAU.
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2008  Professional Artist
Thanks!

The teacher was David Klass ( [link] [link] ) It was a great class. I was really hoping that he would be doing the horse ecorche again soon... but it hasn't been offered yet. He did offer an in depth full size head ecorche this past fall, but there was no way that I could afford it - time wise more than money wise!!
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kmaier99 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2008
I would love to do horse ecorche...I used to work for a large animal vet.
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2008  Professional Artist
I worked as a small animal vet assistant for a short period... until it was very obvious that I didn't have insurance and was getting awful close and friendly with some not as friendly large dogs... :D
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kmaier99 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2008
yeah...I worked small animal especially in school...I can't even recall how many times I have been bit. NOT seriously...I always managed to pull my hand back in time. I have seen some really bad accidents involving horses...never had the first real problem though. They like me for whatever reason. I have been injured by bulls, pigs and other assorted farm animals....and cats! Lord, some house cats can be down right dangerous! Never had a single problem with a feral cat.
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AlbertoCarrera Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2007  Professional Artisan Crafter
wow!! that is good, good indeed!
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2007  Professional Artist
thanks!! :D
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vincentgarrucho Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007
NICE!

I wish I could be in your class too. hehe
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:iconbjoz:
Bjoz Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2007
All I can say is: WOW!
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2007  Professional Artist
Thanks!! :nod:
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JSModeling Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2007
Great work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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AndreasFrancis Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007  Professional Filmographer
Looks great. I do have some constructive critismism for you, so stop reading now if you dont want it. The cheek bones are extremely high, and the teeth seem to bulge just as extreme. The jaw should be connected to the cranium via two points on each side. I can't say there is no chance the subject looked like that, but those three things struck me immediately. Hope this helps.
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2007  Professional Artist
Thanks. And thank you for the critique - it's always needed! Well... the cheek bones and the teeth are as the skull was, I can't say about the jaw connection - I can't really remember clearly. The skull was of an Indian (India) and their teeth actually have that angle. Being a small white german/english american it was hard for me to replicate and not feel that it was horribly wrong. I was actually corrected twice that I needed to make it more extreme because I was holding back!! I think you're right about the jaw though.... :hmm: Thanks!
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AndreasFrancis Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2007  Professional Filmographer
Interesting. I've often found that many Indian woman have very charateristic protruding cheek bones (especially in 3/4 view), like disney characters. Never thought of looking up what their skulls are like though (until now). I'll admit I havnt checked the ethnicity of the skull pics I have studied, but it's fair to guess they've been of white people. Yeah, I would have trouble replicate that and not feel it was horribly wrong too...
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Fire-Redhead Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Wonderful detail! I'm impressed with your shadows and musculature detail. All is great! :thumbsup:
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2007  Professional Artist
Thanks! Keeping those details was pretty nerve-racking - every time the teacher would come around he'd just jam his tools or hands in and move things around, change the exact insertion points to be more correct or bulk out a muscle a bit more and all the detail would be obliterated!! Then I would sit there for ten minutes or so and meticulously fix it - good to see that shows through!! :D
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Grim-Faerytales Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2007
Wow, excellent work!
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2007  Professional Artist
Thanks. :D Now to just do something with it... it's sitting still in the packing box just hanging out.... thinking that plexi glass sides to that box might be as far as he gets in life.
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celsoryuji Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2007
nice evolution (from first to last class)
very interesting.
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2007  Professional Artist
Thanks! :D
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:iconrendan86:
Rendan86 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2007
love it. though the face has not too much details, i would love to have someone to teach me how to sculpt
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2007  Professional Artist
yeah... I was really looking forward to doing more of the face and skull but found out once we got to that point that he wasn't going to cover it as it was so small... it was kinda sad....
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Rendan86 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2007
what a pity, but anyway it looks quite good. I'm sure you learned a lot ;)
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2007  Professional Artist
it almost seems like an evil ploy that he didn't teach the head and face - as the class he's currently teaching is a full size ecorche of the head... seems like it was leading into the next class. problem was, there was no way i had the time to do that class, really wish that I could have though. :hmm: definitely learned a lot though!!
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:iconrendan86:
Rendan86 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2007
well, maybe in the future, you could join that class
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umbrellasky Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2007
Nice work! Must take you ages to make!
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2007  Professional Artist
Thanks!! :D

Well... it took about 48 hours of class time - 2 3hour classes a week for 8 weeks... and then maybe a 1/2 hour before each class to make pretty what happened the last class...... yeah, it was a lot of time!!!! :giggle:
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sbmaniac Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2007
WOW!!!!!!
that ia HUGE!!!!!! you ROCK!!!
tank you for everything
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2007  Professional Artist
Thanks. :D
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Shes-Addicted Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2007  Student
gorgeous
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:iconshalonpalmer:
shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2007  Professional Artist
Thank you. :thanks:
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sancho-taquito Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2007
this looks awsome
great work
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:iconshalonpalmer:
shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2007  Professional Artist
thanks! :D
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sancho-taquito Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2007
welcome
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humawinghangin Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2007
wow! :clap:
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Arthammer Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2007
Thanks for sharing that. Very entertaining. You'll surely be thinking differently when you scuplt up your next humanoids I bet - bravo!!!

That skull was hard right?
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shalonpalmer Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2007  Professional Artist
The skull wasn't all that bad to sculpt... the teacher brought in a few human skulls and we just picked one to work off of and ran with it. The largest problem for me was they were Indian (as in India) skulls - so the teeth protrude forward and the profile was a bit strange to me. So I kept making everything a little smaller and not as pronounced - I gave up on that and once I started just reproducing what I saw it started looking better.
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eyefeather Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2007  Professional General Artist
So will you be making a hard copy? Wish I could have taken a class like that; thank you for sharing your experiences. :)
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