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This timelapse clip of an artist sculpting a Groot bust is kind of impressive really but one thing that seems to stand out is that Groot doesn’t seem like he would be quite as hard as anyone else largely because he has wide, broad features that are far easier to sculpt than many other characters. That’s kind of a misconception however since despite his very broad and expansive features the character does have a lot of detail to him, especially when you get away from the broad patch that is his face. Once you get into making his neck and then adding in all the details to make it seem as real as possible you can just imagine the time and effort it really takes to give the sculpture the kind of personality that was given to the CGI character.
Using the brush is an interesting but very simple technique since it produces the lines that are needed to give Groot’s skin the texture that it needs to look like real, living wood. The texture and the color have to be just right to make this character come out perfect, but looking around this guy’s shop it seems like he does this for a living or just a very interesting hobby. Whatever the case he’s very, very good at it, and as he goes about the business of making Groot seem more and more real by the second you can see each and every detail start to pop as the color is applied. The level of detail that this guy...
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