Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Final Project update #4

[Updates 1, 2 and 3]

Okay. I've worked through the Ugly Phase. Thanks to bloggers
Melliferax, Tracey, Stephanie, Betül, Geoff and Traumador for support and encouragement, mainly via Facebook. (Are you a Flying Trilobite fan on Facebook? Clickity click here.) Many others have given me valuable feedback at other stages too. Thanks everyone! And thanks to my wife Michelle for watching me freak out over the construction more than a couple of times.

This is the last project of my undergrad, and I think here at the 11th hour, I've solved the
construction issues. I'll blog the final project after I take it to class and get sleep.

Here's what the centerpiece of the project looked like after completion:
The colour is correct above. It's easier to take a good picture of oils on an angle.

Here's what it looked like after I hit it with a hammer:

Long way to go yet.

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3 comments:

stonenoel said...

Hey guy,you are doing a fine job.Don't give up.
...(n)

Marco Ferrigno said...

That's one fine looking avian trilobite, the segmented peices give it quite a physically dynamic look (not to say the painting wasnt dynamic as it was!)

brilliant work.

Marco.

Glendon Mellow said...

Thanks Stonenoel.

Thanks Marco!

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