Well, it's zooooooooming along so fast, and I'm already at the painting stage. Are you excited yet Elizabeth? I know I am. Here's the first coat of a white gesso base:
And here it is with it's first coat of red............don't freak out, the first coat always looks bad. Let me get a couple more coats on and you'll see a difference:
So that's it for the fourth day, and although it doesn't seem like much, I spent most of the day sanding and sculpting to a refined piece. However, with all the sanding I do, and hand-sculpting, I still do not give it a totally perfect finish. It's not perfectly smooth........and that's because I want you to know that it's hand-sculpted and not machine produced. So folks, when purchasing future pieces, just realize that it has knicks and uneven areas on purpose.