Classic Takashi HOJYO:
I've seen precious few able to sculpt in the details on this model very well.
Looking at that model makes me want to try folding it again. Here's my rendition from a decade ago:
|Folded circa 2003?|
Perhaps the most well-sculpted facial rendition on this model, by Mariano Zavala B. :
Just stunning! You can tell he looked at actual sculptures for detailing, instead of merely imitating HOJYO's rendition. I like the valley-mountain creases in the head adornment; and the shape of the ears is very reminiscent of Buddha sculptures (and also reminds me of Seiji NISHIKAWA's Buddha mask).
More beautiful photos on his blog.
Of course, Hojyo has since outdone himself by producing this Tathāgata Buddha:
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So much inspiration, so little time....