Babes, Beasts, and Brawn: Sculpture of the Fantastic

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Babes, Beasts, and Brawn: Sculpture of the Fantastic is a definitive look into the creation of these powerhouse playthings, with hundreds of stunning color photographs and fascinating insights into Kiwus' creative process. Beyond the building of plastic toys, Kiwus has created some of the most stunning and in-demand limited-edition cast sculptures of comics and fantasy figures of all stripes, including three-dimensional representations of the paintings of Frank Frazetta and miniature renditions of the Queen of ...

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Overview

Babes, Beasts, and Brawn: Sculpture of the Fantastic is a definitive look into the creation of these powerhouse playthings, with hundreds of stunning color photographs and fascinating insights into Kiwus' creative process. Beyond the building of plastic toys, Kiwus has created some of the most stunning and in-demand limited-edition cast sculptures of comics and fantasy figures of all stripes, including three-dimensional representations of the paintings of Frank Frazetta and miniature renditions of the Queen of Pin-Ups, Bettie Page. Also included is an in-depth how-to section, where Kiwus chronicles his process step-by-step to aid aspiring professionals.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781593070137
  • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
  • Publication date: 8/30/2006
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.54 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 0.46 (d)

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  • Posted July 26, 2012

    Nice look into the industry

    Loved this book for its "insider's" look at the toy sculpture industry. Steve's commentary illuminates the joys and sorrows of working as a sculptor. The how-to section is good too but if you want more of a detailed "how to", consider getting Tim Bruckner's book, Pop Sculpture: How to Sculpt Action Figures and Statues.

    Both books are essential to anyone looking at the professional toy sculpture industry.

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