Sculpting skin textures with wax

So, as I mentioned, I am using wax to build up a model. My problem is wax is getting it to look organic (wavy lines, folds of the skin, etc). Here is my meager attempt at doing so, using Gary Overman’s Zen Wax.

1. Planning the “cuticle” around this claw-thing

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I take a warm piece of wax, roll it up and make a snake. I press it where I want the bulk of the cuticle, or fold, to be. (more…)