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Dave the Dead: Pumpkin Baby

on February 24, 2009 - 11:07am

Dave the Dead's statue of a pumpkin creature with two small creatures in hand, rising out of a pumpkin
Dave the Dead strikes again. I've blogged about his creations before, and thought I should share with you his newest project recently completed.

This is Pumpkin Baby (inspired by the Frog Baby statue in Indiana). I think I like Dave's better.

It's made from a bit of everything: pvc armature, rolled newspaper body form, scrap urethane foam, strip paper mache, celluclay, paperclay, spackling compound, sculpt or coat, and homemade pulp mache.

Statue of a pumpkin creature with two small creatures in hand, rising out of a pumpkin
Look closely and you'll see the pumpkin seeds as entrails. I couldn't imagine anyone making all of those little bits of seeds by hand so I asked him about them. Those are real seeds beneath that clay.

Statue of a pumpkin creature with two small creatures in hand, rising out of a pumpkin

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