Jaguar Spirit Toy Picture

For IB Studio Art I made a set on nine toys based on the animal spirits of different Native American cultures. Each animal's design is based on traditional art forms and myths from cultures it is strongly associated. Like some sort of weird education toy for the children of nerds? I have no idea about my thinking process behind all this, honestly.

Jaguar is based on the sculpture of different mesoamerican societies. He's brilliant red and green because of this one. He holds the sun and moon in his paws in reference to the Mayan belief that jaguars could travel between the two worlds--those of day and night.

Sculpey clay, acrylics, 3" tall
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