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Preserved squid sculptures!

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Im making a series of preserved squids as sculptures...Heres my first one which was basically done to learn the best ways to preserve them. My future ones will have more artistic flare to them. This guy is 2 feet long!





What do you think?? Gross?? Cool??

Makes a good spooky nightlight :lol:
 
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Im actually not positive about the species, but I suspect it may be a small humbolt squid. If I look closely on some of its suckers on its feeding tentacles, there are circular serated edges.
 
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Thanks for the comments!!! Im probably going to sell some soon. However, theres a lot to think about in how I would ship them to people since they are big and heavy. About 2 gallons of liquid to preserve some of these big guys!! Materials such as gthe glass and wood makes these guys not cheap to make. Then theres also the availaility of a good specimen.

I actually just made a cthulu head today....Ill post pics after it is fully preserved. Im trying to get a few ready for an art show in a couple months.. Hope I didnt gross anyone out!!
 

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