Introduction: Cow Skull

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fake cow skull

Step 1: Stage One.

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I first went looking on the web to ding reference photos.you will need them.

Step 2: My Design

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using your photos as reference. I drew half the skull on graph paper. so was easy to scale up.

Step 3: Scale Up

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I drew squares on coloured paper and for one square on graph paper. 1 x 1 cm I scaled it up to 1 cm = 50 cm.Once I had done that I cut it into 3 or 4 sections then cut them out.

Step 4: Foam

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I traced the sections on foam. used the template twice for both sides.

Step 5: Paper Horns

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Once I had glued my pieces togeatger. I rolled up newspaper for the horns and glued them to the top.

Step 6: Polyfilla

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Once the glue was dry I mixed pollyfilla and the proceded to cover the front and horns. I used a small brush then smoothed out main skull with sand paper once dry

Step 7: Horns.

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Once the pollyfilla had dried.I began to paint the horns. I used a light water wash brown

Step 8: Tea

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So the skull is not too white a used a wet t bag over all of it which gave it a weathered look.

Step 9: Horns Extra

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wrapped the horns in black string to strengthen.

Step 10: Da Da

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Added some cracks in fine black marker also a bit of yellow on the teeth. and there you have it.

Comments

poofrabbit (author)2014-07-27

Looks cool nice work!

Triclaw (author)2014-07-27

have you ever worked with the pink construction foam? you can do some pretty awesome stuff with it and It don't need support for the most part.

jeaston1 (author)Triclaw2014-07-27

no I havnt. going to give it a shot next time. Looking at making a hulk costume next so that is probably the stuff to use. cheers

Triclaw (author)2014-07-27

cool skull by the way.

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