XCOM 2 Viper Vinyl Figure

XCOM 2 Viper vinyl figure, commissioned by Firaxis Games as a studio gift for the XCOM 2 game development team.

Designed by Adam Foreman, I created the clay sculpt which was used by the factory to create the mould and cast 400 vinyl figures.

Model size: H 13.5cm W 9cm D 8cm

To see more collaborative work between myself and Adam, visit our partnership website a4matic.com.

Finished vinyl figure:



3D Clay Sculpt (made from polymer clay with wire armature):





Character design and factory colour guides (by Adam Foreman):

A4man Viper Designs

XCOM 2 ©2016 Take-Two Interactive Software and its subsidiaries. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., 2K, Firaxis Games, XCOM, and their respective logos are trademarks of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. All rights reserved

Woodsman Model Making

Woodsman Animation Development

Funded by the IdeasTap Innovators Fund through Hiive, I’m creating a short 2D clay animation inspired by the Little Red Riding Hood story. I’m collaborating with illustrator Adam Foreman and talented musician David F Burrows.

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Full portfolio: www.nicolawelbourne.com

A4matic Logo


After working together on collaborations for many years, myself and illustrator Adam Foreman (A4man) have made our partnership official by creating A4matic.

See our website a4matic.com for more information (we’re still busy adding content to it at the moment).

We’ve also opened an Etsy shop to make it easier to commission us, meaning we can accept more payment methods.

Follow us on Twitter @a4matic.


Wedding Cake Topper

Wedding Cake Topper

Custom polymer clay wedding cake topper for a couple that love real ale.

This is a collaboration with Adam Foreman who created the caricatures of the couple. The clothing is based on their outfits and the date detailing on the back of the barrel is in the style of the font on their wedding invitations.

Overall model size: H 17.5cm x W 12cm x D 12cm

Wedding Topper Front

Wedding Topper Back


Full portfolio: www.nicolawelbourne.com

For sculpting commissions email: hello@nicolawelbourne.com

Chameleon Plants

Sculpting 2015

Some examples of sculpting commissions and personal work from 2015 so far.

Chameleon Model (Size: H 7cm x L 10cm x W 8cm)

Chameleon Model

Thin Man (Size: H 10cm x W 8cm x D 6cm) and Sectoid (Size:H 7.5cm x W 7.5cm x D 6cm) from XCOM

Thin Man and Sectoid

Daredevil Model (Size: H 16cm x W 8cm x D 6cm)

Daredevil Model

Cake topper (Size: H 12cm x W 10cm x D 9cm)

Cake Topper

Full portfolio: www.nicolawelbourne.com

For sculpting commissions email: hello@nicolawelbourne.com