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Bookend: modeling

With the armature ready, it's time to model the bookcase.

I found this the most frustrating part. I wanted to create eveything from clay and add nice wood grooves to the bookcase, so I had to add a layer of Fimo to every part of the armature.

With hindsight, it might have been easier to leave the cardboard armature as is, paint it in a nice woody color and get right to creating books and scrolls and stuff.

When you're done adding a layer of Fimo, or took the short track, it's time to start filling the bookcase. Here's a list of items I've added in my bookcase:
  • Books (of course :-))
  • Candle, with some wax dripping off it
  • Bottles
  • Scrolls
  • Scroll-cases
  • Key-ring
  • Casket
  • Ink-pot with goose-feather pen
  • Eyeball! (nice to put that somewhere, see if anyone spots it)

And below the bookcase was some room for bigger stuff like:
  • Big books
  • Trunk
  • Mirror
  • Big jar
  • Sack

And not to forget: some bananas.

When I get the time, I'll explain every item in detail.