Elk 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.

This is Elk. She is wearing the top-piece of a Plains (Souix, Crow, etc) elktooth dress. There's an arrow in the back because those teeth and the hide had to come from somewhere, right?

Sculpey clay, acrylic paint, 4" tall
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