Introducing the fine leader of the Smurf village: Papa Smurf!
Standing at fourteen inches high, Papa Smurf was built over a seven hour period and used up close to a thousand bricks.
Sculptures are always a spontaneous build for me; I never actually plan on making what it is I want to make. I was attempting to build some kind of head with a pile of blue and white bricks, when suddenly I was reminded of a certain blue character with memorable white facial hair. That's what happens when you build way after midnight.
The feet are attached to the legs via turntables, so they can be positioned in different ways.
The eyes were offset one half-stud to get the optimal spacing between them.
I hope to be featuring this at BrickFair this upcoming August...hope to see you there!