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Baratheon War Hammer art help

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Baratheon War Hammer art help
« on: November 30, 2018, 09:46:03 PM »
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Re: Baratheon War Hammer art help
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2018, 09:47:44 PM »
(Sorry if this is a repost, but the body of the post didn
I came into this world kicking and screaming, covered in someone else's blood, and I have no problem going out that way.

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Re: Baratheon War Hammer art help
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2018, 10:03:49 PM »
Take 3

I have started working on designs to make my Baratheon Hammer look better. To me, it has looked like shit for a while, but priorities have stopped me from fixing it. I am not starting over, just modifying my current hammer. I am going to add some leather hand grips, a pummel, counter weight,spike on the bottom, and some decorative something to the shaft below where it meets the hammer, and I am likely going to repaint the hammer itself. Where I am stuck, is the design of any art, and materials to use.

The pummel and leather are not an issue, that is easy and I know what I want.

It is cleaning up the hammer and the art that I am stuck. I have some golden stags heads and antlers that I am planning on using but not sure about the rest. My biggest questions are materials based, what is good for covering the hammer to give it a clean smooth surface, and what can I use to add to the base of the hammer, around the shaft?

What is really bothering me with the hammer itself, is the seams and glue showing. There should be a picture attached. Scratch that, it is not letting me.

I bought some air drying clay, to, at the very least, model out any, for lack of a better term, shaft designs. No idea how it dries, if its brittle or shrinks, or cracks.

As for any decorative art, I feel like Celtic fits best, but am not sold on it. I really need to bounce ideas off people.
I came into this world kicking and screaming, covered in someone else's blood, and I have no problem going out that way.

I am Stormageddon, Dark Lord of all. Welcome, peasants.

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Re: Baratheon War Hammer art help
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2018, 07:12:30 PM »
I can t help with the build (although it sounds very cool) but i can advise you against using apostrophes on this site on certain platforms.  For some reason, all the text starting  with the apostrophe disappears. 

Good luck!
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