Yay!!! You know, I studied the way the main looked in the drawing for quite awhile. It is slightly upturned and I kept thinking how I could make that look right in 3d. I tried 4 or 5 different styles and none of them looked right with that look in the drawing and I was stumped until this one dawned on me. The flick of the hair as he turned his head with his main blowing would have that look so this is what I came up with...glad you approve
Thanks. It was a learning experience that still needs some learning. If you look at is up close it isn't very smooth like you can see on the top. I found out that it is very difficult to sculpt long straight and flat surfaces. When you apply pressure to 1 surface to flatten it, the clay stretches and then is too long and doesn't meet squarely at the corners so I had to keep going back and forth to find a happy medium. I'm sure this probably should have been carved instead of sculpted, but I don't know how much carving you have attempted with Sculpey but it doesn't carve very well...at least not for me. So it looks okay, but could use work. I would try to perfect it but the truth is that I will probably rarely be asked to make a pedestal so there is really no need...but it was interesting. It took me about 12 hours to do the pedestal alone!!!