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Old 09-24-2012, 08:55 PM
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For my dog sculptures? I've got a lot of free time on my hands, so I've been making a lot of sculptures lately.

I've been thinking I could do this as a job though, and I know I'd rather ask here first, before putting it out there and then getting laughed at for thinking I'm good enough to sell my, I guess it is artwork.

So here's a few examples of what I've made/am making.









Sooo yeah. I sold the GSD one to a neighbor, and he loved it.

I can even do fantasy



This one is going to be Maxfox's Blue Tang fox. Just waiting to be painted.


Anyway, am I off base? Is this something you would buy/like to have?
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:58 PM
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I personally would be interested. What type of price range were you thinking? Are you planning on making them all around the same size or thinking about adding different sized sculptures? I think they are neat and I would honestly love to have one of each of my dogs.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:01 PM
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I think they are adorable! And without a doubt artwork!!!

What kind of price range are you considering?

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Old 09-24-2012, 09:06 PM
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I would be!
I am always looking for interesting knick knacks to have. My apartment is sadly pretty bare and I love little interesting things
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:10 PM
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Depending on the price I'd love an Izzie sculpture =)
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:20 PM
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I can do different sizes for sure. They take around four to six hours to complete now that I've got a rhythm down. As for price range that's really the one thing I've no idea about. The painting is what takes forever, depending on the dog, but I think a simpler dog, with regular colors would be less time.

Maybe a three by four inch one would be about 50 dollars, depending on the complexity of the dog in question. They're handpainted obviously, and I work off of photos pretty much. A dog like the Ozzy dog takes far far longer to paint because of the markings, but say a Dobe, or a GSD would take much less time.

But the bigger they are, the longer they take to complete, obviously. So I'd say 45 to 50 dollars as a base price.

Mandy, I haven't done a smushed face dog yet lol, but I'd be willing to give it a go.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:24 PM
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I'd like to see a little more painted ones, but I think I would also be interested. I like the style of how you do them. I think you could make some money selling them out of an eBay store or something. They're definitely quirky and I enjoy seeing new ones you've made.
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Do I really have to answer this? Yes When I have fun money again.. xD
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:26 PM
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I'm finishing up two of them tonight hopefully, so I should be able to show you the difference in them painted vs unpainted by tomorrow.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:27 PM
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That base price seems more than reasonable to me. I'd definitely be interested in one of each dog though I'd have to have you do one dog at a time since I couldn't afford to do them all at once.
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