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Monday, February 28, 2011
Street Corner: Apple stand
Here's another piece I put together for my Gangster era street corner. It was a simple card and basswood construction. The idea for this little structure came to mind when I discovered I had this little potbelly stove in my bits box. So the whole thing was built to give that little stove a reason to be.
The street lamp was made from a couple pieces of wooden dowel, brass rod, a piece of greenstuff for the bulb, and a hoplite shield for the shade.
shoggoth: I used the tip of a retractable pen (with tip retracted) and simply pressed lightly into a bed of greenstuff to form a perfect little domed mound. I used a needle to poke dimples into each apple (where the stems attach; and no, I didn't sculpt stems.) A little red paint with green patches completed my apples. You could use this same technique to make oranges or tomatoes, too.