Finished Ship Hull

Hull of mini frigate from side view, for ice-bound ship illustration. Figure head in sculpey and gold leaf. Hull from balsa wood and styrofoam

The hull for the ice-bound frigate is finished. I stained it with special walnut, put a layer of thinned acrylic over that, and weathering was done with 220 grit sandaper. I sculpted the figurehead with sculpey and made the wings out of wood. Both are gold leafed, sealed and painted with a little acrylic to age it. I am not an expert sculptor and making a face that small proved a challenge.

Hull of mini frigate from side view, for ice-bound ship illustration. Figure head in sculpey and gold leaf. Hull from balsa wood and styrofoam

13 comments on “Finished Ship Hull

  1. v4vikey says:

    Nice Work.. 🙂

  2. Bill Chance says:

    What beautiful work and great macro photography.

    Thanks for sharing.

  3. MakeSomethingMondays says:

    Reblogged this on Make Something Mondays!.

  4. OyiaBrown says:

    Reblogged this on Oyia Brown.

  5. Beautifully carved ship. Awe-inspiring work:)

  6. Jenny says:

    I love the figurehead, it’s stunning!

  7. Phusathi says:

    WOAH! 😀 stunning. I just came across your blog. That’s one hell of a ship!

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