What sort of shell did Parapuzosia have?

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  1. modelnut

    modelnut O. vulgaris Registered

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    I mean the really big one. I'm starting a new sculpture and need to know how to perfect the shell.

    Here is a diagram I found here:

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    Here is the shell as I have it so far:

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    What I have done so far has ended up very like a Planorbicone. Is this correct? I am pretty close to starting on the animal itself pretty soon. But I need to get the living space right or the animal will turn out wrong.

    Thanks for your help!

    - Leelan
     
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    Architeuthoceras Architeuthis Staff Member Moderator

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    It may be more like a discocone with a wider umbilicus. The pictures I've seen seem to show them a little more compressed than planorbicones. looking good though. :)
     
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    modelnut O. vulgaris Registered

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    Oh boy. Cutting my shell down is going to create a lot of dust. I remember now why DaVinci said that he preferred painting to sculpting.

    - Leelan
     
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    Tentacle Toast GPO Supporter Registered

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    What's your medium, bud? Also, would you post a link to your work, please?

    Good luck! I love seeing good ceph art :]
     

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