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ICE CRYSTAL MERMAID 4 by wingdthing ICE CRYSTAL MERMAID 4 by wingdthing
New sculpt for the week of 12/16/09. One of a kind polymer clay fantasy sculpture by Nicole West.

I honestly think this is the most beautiful face I've ever done. Enjoy.

Many additional photos can be viewed here: [link]

Available for sale here: [link]
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:iconnixleinpoly:
NixleinPoly Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014
amazing!!! i forgot how to close my mouth  *starring*
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:iconhollandlolita:
HollandLolita Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013
awesome
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:iconrb-illustration:
RB-Illustration Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012   Digital Artist
This is stunning! She looks almost real, I love her face and her long eyelashes, and the subtle sparkles on her skin. ^^
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:iconkatthegrrreat:
KatTheGrrreat Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Gorgeous! Usually I find the little fairy sculptures kind of creepy, but yours are beautiful!
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:iconilfie:
ilfie Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous!!!
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:iconsofantasy:
SoFantasy Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2010
Ooooo.... Wow.... my English is not that good to say how beautiful she is!!! I like your work very much!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconlittleredpandamonium:
LittleRedPandamonium Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
absolutely gorgeous! i adore the colors and how they're so subtle, but still stand out. absolutely beautiful :D
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconursuladecay:
UrsulaDecay Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2009  Professional General Artist
i love her pretty face and the icey colorsso pretty ^o^!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconbright-circle:
Bright-Circle Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
It might be the most beautiful. Her eyes are mysterious, innocent, slightly seductive, with just a hint of danger.
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconsaskiafantasyart:
SaskiaFantasyArt Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2009
BEAUTIFULL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
:hug:
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:iconrickytherockstar:
rickytherockstar Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
the face is really beautiful!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconwanwo:
WANWO Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009
Really nice face! Salut you! :heart:
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
:heart:
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:icondavid-the-cenobite:
David-the-Cenobite Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009
Absolutely beautiful! I am baffled with your abilities and filled with jealousy, and that is the highest compliment I am capable of giving anyone.
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
A great compliment indeed, I thank you!
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:iconrogie77:
rogie77 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very beautiful done,especially the face.
stunning:hug:
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :tighthug:
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:iconozma914:
ozma914 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
Wonderful detail -- love that face!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconjessehenley:
jessehenley Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
Stunningly Flawless beauty! Such realistic perfection in every detail.
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :love:
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:iconjessehenley:
jessehenley Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009
You are very welcome!
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:iconkittyparrish:
KittyParrish Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
As always beautiful eyes. The skin actually looks soft.
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconnicole-pfeiffer:
Nicole-Pfeiffer Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
I agree, many of the faces are very pretty. This one does have stunning eyes/lashes. I don't know how you could sculpt in that little of space between her face and shoulder though. I really like the skin coloring on this one - great colors. Has a pearl effect without being cheap looking. Lovely as always my dear!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! Oh I do the detail sculpting before setting her into the final pose. It's not as mysterious as it seems. ;)
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Nicole-Pfeiffer Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
So the head/neck would be sculpted and then baked before adding the base? Just blend into the neck? This stuff baffles me - I've tried and am not a fan. lol.
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Yes, I always cure the head so that it doesn't get ruined during the attachment to the body and then final positioning. There is a liquid called Sculpy clay softener. If you rub a small amount of that onto the bottom of the head and jawline it helps make the uncured clay stick to the cured clay really well. Little things like that help immensely.
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Djartistknight Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
I think i would struggle to pick one face over another, really... i dont think you've ever done a face that wasnt beautiful :)
Ben x
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Oh I know, everyone has their favorites. But as the artist, this is my personal favorite, ever. She pierces through my heart everytime I look at her.
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Djartistknight Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009
I think if anyone ever saw a woman that looked like her, most of us would probably melt too :hug:
Ben
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:iconkilladore:
killadore Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
i swear, the first thing i do if i become a millionaire is to buy every single one of your sculptures!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
:iconfingerdanceplz: I'd love you to be my benefactor!!!
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:iconkilladore:
killadore Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
lol, me too!
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:iconvariantcrafts:
variantcrafts Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
...:worship:
the meticulous details, the expression and tilt of the head, not to forget the colors. You have the Midas touch.
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
:icongoldendaplz: Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!
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:iconvariantcrafts:
variantcrafts Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009
Lol, You're welcome...again =D
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:iconstudiojsculpts:
StudioJsculpts Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow!!so beutiful!!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconstudiojsculpts:
StudioJsculpts Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
You bet!!
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:iconzappan:
Zappan Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I already knew your work was great.
But this time it's a masterpiece ! :D
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
:iconkirbyishappyplz:
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:iconapius-mouse:
Apius-Mouse Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
Stunning!
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:iconwingdthing:
wingdthing Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
;)
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NIKON
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COOLPIX P5100
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Dec 15, 2009, 11:59:58 AM
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