Hi all - I sculpted them out of clay, (used various pictures of Jem as my references), made a mold and then cast them in plaster (not ceramic but could easily be confused for it) and finished them - cast a few and distributed them to the NYC fanbase when we went to seee Rhys Darby at Comix last September. I had finished one 'extra specially' with coloring and gave them to Rhys to give to Jemaine. I never heard anything more about it and always wondered if Rhys had gotten them to him. This was a validation that the lips got to the intended party.
I had thought about sculpting both guys faces, piece by piece, then assembling the pieces to make a 3D puzzle. Lotta work, but what else do I have to do? Oh yeah, I finally cast the lips in bronze - that's really the 'set' Jemaine should have. If anyone wants to see the bronze ones, I'll take a pic and post it.
I also found it a little heart wrenching in this article that the guys don't see themselves for the beauties that they are.
Clement: Because we're such horrible people. Or at least, I'm a horrible character. And Bret's an idiot. I've permanently got this scowl. It's the worst face.
McKenzie: I'm always looking completely disinterested.
These two don't realize how attractive they really are.
Bret: Have been sheared.
Jemaine: Have been shorn.