A Black Rooster standing on some money. Details
: ~6cm tall. Sculpted with polymer clay, painted with acrylics and glazed. My Comments
Done for the DeviantArt 12th Bday contest.
The prompt said to do your zodiac animal or something along those lines, so I decided to choose a Rooster, which is what I think the contest called my year animal or something. The day animal and month animal stuff seems a bit superfluous imo.
I decided to do a black rooster because when I used a Chinese Astrology site that was listed under the contest they described me as a Black Rooster, which I guess is kind of fitting.
From Google, a rooster is supposedly confident, pompous and motivated person. I guess that describes me, it would be nice if one day I could confidently and pompously stand on a pile of cash, haha. WE'LL SEE.
The DA contest says Roosters are protective, courageous etc. But I think I relate more to the negative rooster traits, haha, such as being impatient and blunt. oh well.
It was a bit scary making a rooster at first but I'm actually pretty happy with how it turned out. I tried to make the Rooster look like it was proud of standing on the money, like it was protective of it or super proud of getting all that money. What a greedy rooster!
The eyes are actually little gem crystal things, and it's not painted pure black. There are many different shades of black, but the camera didn't pick that up. >_<
I only uploaded one view of it to DA this time because it's for a contest, don't worry, I haven't forsaken DA for tumblr. More info
<-- I uploaded more views here.