SIT!

Made by Sophia Morrison

My nephew got his first dog. It is a chocolate Lab but I wanted to give it some distinctive design beyond realism. The designs were collaged over a Styrofoam armature with plaster bandage strips for added strength, and joint compound to add a smooth finish.
I didn’t use any pattern and just trusted my sense of proportions to design the armature.
The cat was designed in a similar manner.

You can see some of my abstract sculptures as well on my website that also includes paintings. See: sitkastudios.faso.com.

Blue Calico cat made with foam and paper collage

4 thoughts on “SIT!”

  1. These are really wonderful. And your sense of proportions is way beyond normal, if you ask me. Thank you very much.

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  2. Absolutely fabulous!
    How did you accomplish the painting on the cat?? I’ve done similar in 2D, but would love to have that effect on my 3D projects!

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  3. Oh my goodness, are these both so beautiful! The dog’s design is almost like Zen Tangle….I have often thought it would be so great on a sculpture and wanted to do it. You beat me to it! Your intuition worked out really well. Well done on both!

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