Stegoforest and friends

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  1. Ghost&Flower

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    I've been working with sculptress Beth Graves (who did Bwana's sloth n' moth) for a while now on this dude, and it is finally done and ready for lookin at...

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    Stegoforest is from the late Jurassic period and was found in what is now known as the Pacific Northwest of North America. Stegoforest had an array of coniferous plants that grew from its back and are thought to have been used as camouflage. Stegoforest were herbivores, but it is also speculated that they gained energy through photosynthesis as well. They averaged a height of 10 meters (from foot to tree top), and a length of 9 meters. Although it bares a striking resemblance to the Stegosaurus, this creature was neither an animal or a plant, but somewhere in between making it hard for scientists to classify. The origin and veracity of Stegoforest is uncertain, as few remains are known to exist, and many have been falsified.

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    Theres also a mini figure to go with it that im calling the Battle Damaged Acorn Warrior.

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    Toy Info:
    -7.5 inches long (head to tail.) 4 inches tall (foot to tree tops.)
    -2 points of articulation. Front left leg and head (not pictured.)
    -Battled Damaged Acorn Warrior is approx. 2.5 inches long.
     
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    Re: Stegoforest

    He's got a friggen forest on his back!
    Love it! Want it!
     
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    looks better than the sketch i saw awhile back, totally cool
    good work on the figure!
     
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    Re: Stegoforest

    Thanks guys! It should only get better. Just went to wax yesterday.
    hoping to have the finished piece in hand for my birthday which is May 7th.
    More excited for this than for the ability to legally drink alcohol.
     
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    Re: Stegoforest

    Looks great!
    I definitely want one
     
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    Very cool!
     
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    Nice work Jesse! Glad to see you getting into the resin biz.
     
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    very clever, love the idea of the forest on its back. and the name is so fun!

    can't wait to see this painted up.
     
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    Re: Stegoforest

    :idea:
     
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    Glad everyones diggin it!
    When its ready to be cast im going to let anyone who would like a blank pick their own color.
     
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    it's awesome!
     
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    Hey it looks great. Might have to place an order! It's great to see the room romping!
     
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    way to go Jess-
    lookin forward to more pics!
     
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    Re: Stegoforest (update in last post)

    Fantastic work !!

    I'm always amazed by the amount if amazing artist this board has :)
     
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    Awesome work Jesse! I've loved the idea of this since the initial drawing and now it makes for a great toy.
     
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    Thanks guys! not sure what else to say. makes me really happy that everyone here is diggin the idea as much as I do. :)
     
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    Re: Stegoforest (update in last post)

    Its looking great Jesse!
    Who did the sculpt?
     
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    Re: Stegoforest (update in last post)

    pretty sure it was beth graves, who also did bwana's sloth-n-moths..
     
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    Re: Stegoforest (update in last post)

    yep thats correct.
     
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    Love the face!!! Also the trees on the back! Great job!
     
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    Seriously amazing. Love the whole concept.
    Can't beat more dino toys!
    And vinyl would rule. Looks like one of the legs is already jointed.
     
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    Dino toys are definitely my favorite!
    Talking has begun on the possibility of vinyl, and yeah, the front left leg is jointed already.
     
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    Re: Stegoforest (update in last post)

    So I know my timing is perfect with SDCC right around the corner and all...

    buuut...
    to help pay for the vinyl version of this dude Im doing some resins.
    Theres a preorder up on my site right now.

    its for unpainted resins, and you get to choose the color! yay!

    http://www.ghostandflower.com/stegoforest/

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    Stegoforest color examples by Ghost&Flower, on Flickr
    this image is just photoshopped to show what it might look like with some color.
     

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