It's been too long since I've posted-- computer issues as well as Operational Tempo have conspired to keep me away from the blog.
I've been a busy beaver lately, with Mountain Warfare Training Center in June and Sergeants' Course in July, and now the rifle range in August.
But the computer issues have been solved, and now I have access to the use of Blogger and a photo card.
I've been trying to finish a lot of projects, as my remaining time in the Corps is in flux (orders and promotions issues). So much to do, so little time!
One project I started months ago, you may remember, was the sculpture of two Belleau Wood Marines-- I'd finished the armatures in wire, and brought the rifles to a moderate level of finish.
This week I was able to begin to "flesh out" the armatures, or rather I should say "bone out" the armatures, to begin the basic Ecorche process of developing the figures from skeleton to flesh and bone to clothing...
Here are the basic armatures I began with: