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Fascinating World of Anime Figure Modeling
GK modelers represent a tiny but growing part of the anime-rich dA community.  Their work spans many genre of art medium, from traditional art (e.g., scratch-build anime sculpts) to arts and crafts (e.g., custom dolls) to photography to photo-manipulation, to name a few.
What is GK?
Garage kit is a term referring to the niche, cast resin models that are made in small quantities, often by hobbyist in his/her garage - thus, the name sake, garage kits.  The subjects of GKs are diverse, from anime to realistic-looking models to animals, and even mecha.  The focus here is the anime figures.  Below is a picture of what a GK look like:
(this example is actually made from two GKs, but that’s another story… ;p )
Please Don’t Call Them ‘Dolls’
Anime GK modelers’ interests are as diverse as there are numbers of different anime/manga from Japan. 
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Fascinating World of Mold-Making and Casting
Fascinating World of Mold-Making and Casting
Have you ever wondered how sculptors and modelers make a limited production of their work?  It is an involved process that can be simplified into the following major steps:
1. Create the original sculpture.
2. Make a mold of the original sculpture.
3. Cast parts using the mold.
4. Clean up and assemble the parts.
5. (Optional) Prepare for painting, and paint.
'The Master'
No, I am not talking about one who dishes out instructions :lol:, rather, the original sculpture that the sculptor/modeler makes.  As an example, the deviation below is an original sculpture of Urd, Goddess of the Past in the Ah! My Goddess manga.  This example will be used to illustrate the process of making mold and casting.
  The different colors of epoxy clay are used to enhance visualization.
If the sculptor/modeler intends to make duplicates of the master, then the master must be scu
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KW / kawe / Pen
Artist | Professional | Varied
Hi, I'm kawe. (or Pen)
I am an 2D animator for the game developer Daedalic Entertainment and am also active in various fields of visuals art. (traditional and digital art, animation, clay sculpting.)

But maybe on top of all that I'm an avid gamer.

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MaxxCrow Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday
XxXAshCrashXxX Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday!
BatterBlitz Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday!!
Superskinz Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow Pen your artwork is amazing :)

can't wait to see more xD
PenWinter Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Professional General Artist
You found me. :noes3d: Noes 3D 50x50 derp 

Tyvm. : > 
Superskinz Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha yeah there is no hiding from me :-)
roxas7 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
Thank you for the fav! It really means a lot=D

And very nice gallery! Great job on the Prince sculpture and love that Nocturne piece=D
BatterBlitz Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
:iconrainbowbummiecakeplz:Happy birthday!!:iconrainbowbummiecakeplz:
PenWinter Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank youuuu. :)
BatterBlitz Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Student Digital Artist
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