Vampyric anatomical research case (and other work)
Hey, here is my most recent work. i dont boast any particular sculpting ability but love making these. They take a long time to put together but its well worth the slog:
Vampyric anatomical/biological research case
Called upon to look into the supposed demonic possession of a small child, bled to death whilst sleeping, an unnamed cleric found evidence of an all together more natural cause of death. A bite, where the murderer had drained the body of all fluid. Baffled by this hideous mystery the cleric took it upon himself to understand this unknown species. His travel alter became his reliquery of artifacts, a place to house the evidence he found whilst on his travels. Throughout europe he travelled, tracing the roots of a dynasty unseen by man.
Homo Wampyrus, an offshoot of Neanderthal man, driven into a nocturnal lifestyle by the marauding war monger race of humans. Forced to evolve and develop senses unknown to apes. Dependent on massive amounts of iron and protein, this species evolved a lust like no other.
An aristocratic society, hidden behind wealth and a need for complete camouflage from their human cousins. Their traits could be inherited through a viral strain, prevelant in the mouth and blood. Now their reign would sweep through humanity, and crown the vampire as lord of all.
but the cleric would not let this happen. Rejecting his god and religion, he turned to what he knew as a real threat to his kind. swore an oath to end this war. contained within this box is the tools of his trade, not a hunting kit, but a research vessel.
The partial skull fragment of a Homo wampyrus, housed within a glass display dome
optical aparatus. multi armed magnifying lense device, with extendable mirror and vice armatuer for examination of blood and bone fragments
Foetal homo wampyrus. studying the spread of the vampiric strain
blood samples taken from 7 newly infected humans
slide comparison of human and vampiric blood
test tubes -
silver nitrate and its properties
glass specimen jars - garlic, various roots/samples
dried plant samples, for supressing vampiric strain
a dissecting kit within a metal tin
a candle holder/spair candles wrapped in paper and string
the teeth and blood from an ancient aristrocratic vampire, housed within a glass/brass box
extensive notes and anatomical studies, spair examination tools, scissors/scalpels etc
a small moleskine notebook, containing various notes/diagrams
an enveloped holding a collection of daguerreotypes (early photographs)
a bible, and a book of psalms, mere relics of his past belief. a large crucifix is still fixed in the rook of the box
a map, with needles and thread plotting his first journey to find the roots of the species
a picture of lady bathory
various other peices you will discover yourself.
Im currently selling this piece on ebay to raise funds for bigger projects, i also have completed various similar project, if you are at all interested in seeing them go here: www.manydeadthings.tk