The client wanted a personalized gift for her boyfriend based on his interests which include being healthy, soccer and sharks. The initial concept was to have a standing character but the client wanted something more dynamic which resulted in the eventual soccer kick pose.
Random Work In Progress Step:
Detailing the face. It was important to the client that the character's face captures the vicious nature of sharks while still exhibiting a playful demeanor.
The final product has the base stained as well as lined with felt at the bottom. A few layers of protective coating help durability as well as protect from dust. The weight is approximately 150 g, making it surprisingly light. Overall, the client was very happy in the color scheme and the posing of the shark.