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Zed, the Zebra. by ArcaneBolt Zed, the Zebra. by ArcaneBolt
Everybody, meet Zed.

Zed is a Zebra. A fancy Zebra!

Zed's favorite hobby is beeing awesome.

Zed's about 20cm tall, 18cm long and some skinny 7cm wide, from hoof to hoof.

Zed's made of clay, with wire armature, tin foil cushing, fabrics and artificial hair, dried, primed, painted and protected/strengthened with a coating of ceramic varnish.

I hope you enjoyed meeting Zed as much as I did!


Zed's been featured here: [link] by :iconwhispersss:

And here: [link] by :iconjenzanimo:

Sold!

- Updated pics of the improvement!
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:iconkoikichuoa:
KoiKichuoa Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
beautifully done
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:iconreneetr:
ReneeTr Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Student General Artist
soooooooooooooo coooooooooooooooooooooool!
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Smeapancol Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010
Somehow you are able to produce shapes that are a little bit of a challenge for the eye to interpret as 3D objects. That makes your art a lot of fun to look at!
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Student General Artist
Thank you (:
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:iconhugoo13:
hugoo13 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Great sculpture :) I like it

Carried in Cruzine: [link]
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Student General Artist
Awesome, thanks!
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:iconmetalsnail:
MetalSnail Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool work as usual!
I love the paint job :)
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010  Student General Artist
Thanks man!
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:iconmarie44423:
marie44423 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2010
:iconiloveyouplz: i love all of your arts :D
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010  Student General Artist
Aww, you're too kind!
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:iconmarie44423:
marie44423 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
thanks :D
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:iconfenrislorsrai:
fenrislorsrai Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Zed is awesome!
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010  Student General Artist
No, YOU are! Added your shop, loved your Victorious Mouse!
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:iconxerces:
Xerces Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Such a funky little sculpture! Very nice details and design
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2010  Student General Artist
Thank you so much!
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:iconxerces:
Xerces Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
You're welcome!
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:iconpurlyzig:
PurlyZig Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I usually like more realistic sculpture, but this is awesome! Something about the pose and exaggeration is just perfect!
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2010  Student General Artist
That is one of my favorite comments received, ever, for so many reasons!

Heh, thank you!
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:iconmonsterkookies:
monsterkookies Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
That is some maaaad skills! Well done! :D
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010  Student General Artist
Ah, I am honored!

I've been +watching you for a while, I am absolutely glad you appreciated Zed!

Now that I come to think of it, I've just opened my Etsy, and I am yet to add your shop to the favorites... Well, onwards to fix that! :laughing:
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:iconmonsterkookies:
monsterkookies Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Hehehehe, awwww... thank-you so much! :hug: I happen to think you are VERY talented - so keep up the good work!
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2010  Student General Artist
Thanks, and I will!

Oh btw, I mentioned you as one of my top 5 favorite Etsy shops for a feature my shop received by Imp and Petal, check out my latest journal if you want to check it out!
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:iconmonsterkookies:
monsterkookies Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome! Thank-you so much! :D
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:iconshadowkiwi:
ShadowKiwi Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010   Digital Artist
Sweet!
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010  Student General Artist
Thank you, I'm honored (:

And I must say, I loved your interview, very interesting indeed!
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:iconshadowkiwi:
ShadowKiwi Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010   Digital Artist
Oh, I'm humbled! I'm surrounded by sculptors, what skills I cannot do :)
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:icongilwarzecha:
GilWarzecha Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2010
Nice! Would you be interested in being a member of Been Touched [link] It's a group that foucses on 3-d art, such as created by using the mediums of steel, clay, leather, and so forth.
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010  Student General Artist
Thank you my friend!

I would be honored to join, and please do accept my apologies for the rather late reply!
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:iconwrensfairyrealm:
wrensfairyrealm Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
wow he's very cool i really like him
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010  Student General Artist
My apologies for the late reply, but I am absolutely honored that you liked it!

You are indeed very skilled, I had come across your work around dA before I believe!
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:iconwrensfairyrealm:
wrensfairyrealm Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
no problem, thanks for the great compliment
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:iconbear48:
bear48 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Professional
very cool
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010  Student General Artist
Thank you kind sir, I'm honored!
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:icondoomedconcept:
DoomedConcept Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2010
That is one sweet and mildly surreal zebra statue.
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Student General Artist
Heh thank you!
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:iconbludog613:
bludog613 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2010  Student General Artist
waa-wwooow! this is new! lol :D cool
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Student General Artist
Thank you! :dummy:
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:iconbludog613:
bludog613 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Student General Artist
No prob :D
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:iconpoetryman1:
PoetryMan1 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2010  Student Filmographer
nice to meet you zed!... and maker!
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Student General Artist
Likewise, thank you!
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:iconpoetryman1:
PoetryMan1 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Student Filmographer
:D
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:iconaddison91:
Addison91 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010
wow... i wish my favorite hobby was to be awesome.
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Student General Artist
Now that would be awesome ;)
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:iconaddison91:
Addison91 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010
yep.
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:iconuruno-morlith:
Uruno-Morlith Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I really like his feet *^^*
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Student General Artist
Thank you, so do I actually!
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:iconkamillie:
Kamillie Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010
aaaw how nice to see Your work by the semirealists group!!! i love Zed, but You know that allready!!!
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:iconarcanebolt:
ArcaneBolt Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010  Student General Artist
Heh thank you, I was invited by the group to let Zed in, guess someone else liked it too :laughing:

It's such an honor to have my works in the same group as you Millie!
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:iconkamillie:
Kamillie Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010
of course they like Zed, who is not!!!!?
Honor? :blush: Your works are amazing and they needs more attention, so let Zed rule the world;)
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AloraKitten Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010
Zed really IS awesome. This has such great style to it - love it!
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