Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Eye of Horus

Jan Geisen brings us this Eye of Horus collar sculpted from polymer clay and finished with patina wax.


3 comments:

CoastConFan said...

It’s an interesting fusion piece with an Egyptian eye of Horus pendant superimposed on some hieroglyphs and Cretian looking collar, which looks like it was produced with a rolling cylinder seal impression. The cylinder seal look is nice touch and he detail is amazing here. The eye looks a good deal like faience, and the rest of it has a nice ancient bronze patina which isn’t an easy effect to master.

A pretty good article on Egyptian eye iconography along with some useful photos
http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/eyeofhorusandre.htm

One source of patinas at Sculpt Nouveau
http://www.sculpt.com/catalog_98/patina/rypatinas.htm

Some examples on how they can be used http://littleyellowbarn.com/2013/07/sculpt-nouveau-metal-coating-paint/

Cylinder seals https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cylinder_seal

Mystic Scholar said...

I like it.

gndn said...

Wow, that looks great!