A humble beginning.
The plan was to not sculpt a new Radagast but rather reposition the limited edition (well... ) one that came with Escape from Goblin Town. However, when I planned this project I came to think of a little bugger from one of the Perry Miniatures ranges, a Nafta Warrior - a crude flame-thrower guy, if you will. He had a sufficiently enough similar pose and so I dug him up from the box of unassembled models.
Lately, after looking at projects made by good sculptors, I have learnt the lesson of using the right mixtures of blue and green when using green stuff. I am now forcing myself to use more of the blue part even if it means I will end up with just yellow and no blue after a while. It might save me a few crowns to always use a 50/50-mix, but the time and annoyance to use a mixture that's not even close to satisfying is just stupid, and hence, I will now use the correct mix of blue and green to make different parts of figures I sculpt. A more blue GS to general shapes and a more yellow-ish mixture for beards and furs and the like.
Anyway, in the pic above there are the three main parts of the sleigh and the beginnings of a new Radagast. Finally found a use for the so called liquid green stuff (which probably are acrylic plastics and not epoxy, which might explain the heavy shrinkage and uselessness): I painted it on the metal wire for a whole slew of positives: Easier to get the primer to stick and easier to work with when attaching GS.
Lego Radagast that proved more inspirational than I first thought. And a technical yet entertaining and somewhat humorous link about mushing: Radagast's Racing Rhosgobel Rabbits.
The biggest load to carry in this project will be the rabbits. At first, the plan was to make six pairs... twelve rabbits... that's 92 little rabbit legs and 118 ears and a billion pieces of fur to sculpt. Suggestions to this matter? Either decreasing the number or make a whole other creature. And if I were to decrease the number of Rhosgobel Rabbits, should I make the remaining ones even larger?!