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Little Kofun Monkey

by Reyn Posted 3rd Aug 2007 at 2:55 AM - Updated 6th May 2009 at 12:31 AM by Canoodle
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This download is part of the The Ancients Creator Challenge
There is a story behind this object.

Way back in '95 I was taking a ceramics course, and one of our assignments was to replicate a piece of historical ceramics [ or maybe it was ancient stuff then too ]. At the same time I was also taking Japanese, so of course it was something I thought about alot, especially since half or more of the class involved culture. I wrote more papers for that class than for my lit class :D

Anyway, after searching and searching, I found a charming little picture of a clay monkey. So, I copied it in clay, and still have the result, in fact she's staring at me as I type.

She might look rough and a little lumpy, but then, so did the original. But there is just this expression of peace [ and kindly mischief ] that looking at her warms my heart - and she fits into my hands so well.

Now - I didn't keep the picture I'd worked from, so, after muchness of searching, I finally found a similar piece - it faces a different direction, and has a broken base. But, it does give a basis for comparison.

Faces - 286 + 2 for shadow
Vertices - 233 + 4 for shadow

I hope your sims enjoy this endearing little statuette as much as I do.


Additional Credits:
Berg and Corvidophile2 for trying to help me with a catalogue issue.
Numenor for teaching me the basics of base game compatibily and writing up the BaseGameStarterPro.
MTS2 for being here.

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Tags: #Japan, #Kofun, #Sculpture, #Monkey, #Animal