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Ive had the Visible Man and Woman kits for some time, waiting for an idea to make something unique.  Yesterday I found the Visible Horse at a yard sale, and it came to me...make a Visible Centaur!  It's complicated and challenging, but fun.  Starting pics and reference photo:

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a chop job, I see!  Wonderful idea! :o:D

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And I've been told that model builders have no imagination! Awesome idea!

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And I've been told that model builders have no imagination! Awesome idea!

thanks!

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Absolutely stunning! What a great idea!

It's a biological What-If! 

That's three thumbs up, my friend!

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Absolutely stunning! What a great idea!

It's a biological What-If! 

That's three thumbs up, my friend!

I think you mean two thumbs and a hoof!?!

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I think you mean two thumbs and a hoof!?!

So true... so true. :)

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Finally got back to this project while I’m waiting on my Wen MAC Mustang Conversion to cure.  

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Idea has evolved from a mane to tentacles.  This is air dry clay that will be painted alternating clear red and blue to match the veins and arteries.  I will add many more.  Will be different and very easily hide the seams.  15E9E12E-F3D1-457A-9D39-2963AD57E18B.thu

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Okay, this is right up there with the most out of the box ideas I've seen. Challenging too, to convince viewers how the centaur works. Bravo.

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Okay, this is right up there with the most out of the box ideas I've seen. Challenging too, to convince viewers how the centaur works. Bravo.

thanks much!  I love to create one off stuff.  I appreciate the comments!  

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I never really though about this before. A problem I see with a real centaur, is the way it's designed. Just to fill up the body cavities it would need two sets of organs. Just like your model shows, Chris. How practical is this design in real life? Not very. But being a mythological creature, practically really doesn't matter in the long run. This is brought up in no way to criticize your model Chris. It's great! It just got me thinking. I'm sorry. I can't help it!

All those organs, and only one..... Okay, I better quit. 

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Oh. P.S. I'm sorry. But, the one thing I don't like on your model are the tentacles. I think they distract from your model. Rather than ad anything to it. They're to busy. If it's to hide seams, I wouldn't worry about that. No matter how you built the the original kits, there are going to be seams. And they look fine from what I'm seeing of your kit. 

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That’s your opinion and you’re entitled to it   Thanks.  It’s creativity, it’s my form of art and my idea  Thankfulky creativity has no rules and doesn’t have to please everyone.  Pete Townshend was once asked why he smashed his perfectly good guitars after a show   He said “Because it’s my (expletive) guitar.”  ‘Nuff said   

Oh. P.S. I'm sorry. But, the one thing I don't like on your model are the tentacles. I think they distract from your model. Rather than ad anything to it. They're to busy. If it's to hide seams, I wouldn't worry about that. No matter how you built the the original kits, there are going to be seams. And they look fine from what I'm seeing of your kit. 

 

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That’s your opinion and you’re entitled to it.  Thanks.  It’s creativity, it’s my form of art and my idea  Thankfully creativity has no rules and doesn’t have to please everyone.  Pete Townshend was once asked why he smashed his perfectly good guitars after a show   He said “Because it’s my (expletive) guitar.”  ‘Nuff said   

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