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The Unexpected Guest by Tirevy The Unexpected Guest by Tirevy
:star:This is now for sale! READ BELOW!:star:

Some very curious (and cautious!) Sussex hens investigating their rather large visitor.

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So back in November, my first project in Technical Arts and Special Effects was to upscale and replicate a small object that could fit in your hand. Naturally, I chose to do the hardest thing (which was a huge mistake at first on my part), a real chicken foot. Now, obtaining that is a whole other story...

Anyway, this is a replicated chicken foot, 10x larger-than-life. It is made up of a welded steel armature (so fun), chicken wire (haha...), mod roc (or plaster of Paris bandages), and modelling wax. I've learned a lot on this project, including a thousand different ways how NOT to make a giant chicken foot.

It weighs a total of 15kg (33 lbs), which is actually to scale, surprisingly enough. That wasn't planed, but it worked out in the end!

Enjoy!

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EDIT:
OH MY GOODNESS!! A DAILY DEVIATION! THANK YOU SO MUCH! 

Seriously, thank you EVERYONE so very, very, very much! This is totally unexpected, and really brightened up my week! Thank you very much for ALL the favourites, watches, and kind comments! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

EDIT 2:
Sorry for the watermark, folks! I'm just a bit cautious. Thanks again for all the love!:D

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I am currently moulding and casting this foot in resin, and will be selling custom-painted chicken feet! If you are interested in purchasing one, please contact me for more details and information.
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ivyimagery Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
omg this is incredible!<3
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Tirevy Mar 17, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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Neeko48 Mar 16, 2014   General Artist
That's awesome! I love how the chicken is all like, "what the heck?!"
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Tirevy Mar 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks!:) They sure were confused as hell!
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:iconsaeter:
Ultra Mega Chicken.
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NearaHoshi Jan 29, 2014  Student General Artist
XD oh my god that is too funny! I love the chicken foot
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Tirevy Jan 29, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconangie-pictures:
Cool work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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Tirevy Jan 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks so much!:D
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:iconangie-pictures:
It's my pleasure! :)
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