WIP Minotaur bust
the size of the head is about 2 inches.
the entire height (from bottom of sternum to top of horns) is about 5 inches.
Made with Super Sculpey
The likeness is based on the Mix Martial Artist,
and former Pride and UFC Heavyweight champion;
Antonio Rodrigo 'Minotauro' Nogueira
I've always loved the look of Rodrigo's face. He's got such great character in his features.
The way he wears all his emotions and his history on the surface of his face is just beautiful.
It's like a map of his life.
....and I've been meaning to do a modernize interpretation of the Minotaur creature for a while now.....
I figured why not combine the two. I suppose it's only fitting that I chose
Rodrigo Nogueira since his nickname is 'Minotauro'.
A beast that roamed the Labyrinths is now a beast that roams the Octagon...
The proportions and symmentry of his face were more difficult than I had imagined.
There's a certain innocense and child-like wonder in Minotauro's eyes that I wanted to capture.
Hopefully I did him justice.
This is still a 'Work-In-Progress', so things might change a bit.
I think I might incorporate a Labyrinth motif into a simple base for the bust.
All critiques are welcomed.