Thursday, 15 January 2015

I'm back

Happy New Year, internet!  Sorry I've been absent for so long.  I haven't forgotten this blog, or gotten sick of it, it's just that I haven't had any good ideas recently.  You can't do this sort of stuff if you don't have any good ideas, because it ends up being boring and disappointing for everybody.

But I now have a head for the dragon skin I've been working on.  It's a beaky, bird-like head.





With the head attached to the body, the whole thing looks like this.




Not too bad.  I'm pleased with how the scales have worked out.  Of course, there's nothing sophisticated or clever about the scales.  They are lentils.  The smaller scales are represented using quinoa seeds.  Here's what the head looks like underneath the outer layers of paper: