Left hand side rescaled and tidied, the right about to begin!
The right started, I wound up adding a little to the inside of the horn edge and then continued shaving off the top.
I had to leave the sculpt here, it will cool further overnight so I can shave and carve the rhs to match. I usually prefer to work equally on each side but as these horns will be cast separately I decided to get one side sized ideally in case I bumped one of the horns off and had to sculpt without support. It means I can also cast one before anything happens to ruin the sculpt 🙂 But I am so far lucky that the clay is cold enough to retain shape.
Those are also my favourite tools for sculpting:
A paring knife- it is dull! But the blade is fine enough to use it for carving and shaving. Also if warmed it will smooth a surface quickly using one or the other face flat to the sculpt.
A loop of plumbers coil- it is able to be held in a tight or loose loop depending on how much pressure I want to put on the sculpt.
One of the blue plastic tools you can buy in a set.
The wedge shaped silicon brush- for corners and to press caly from one pane to the other in a corner.
Wood handled tool that is a flat topped loop- for carving and light shaving.
And a vegetable peeler. This shaves off much more cleanly than anything else but is only a few cm across. But it cuts back a surface super fast! And leaves only shallow teeth marks that are easily buffer out.