News

This artist’s incredibly detailed Dota 2 hero sculptures look amazing

Updated on September 27, 4:45 p.m. (GMT+8): Added images.

Are any Dota 2 fans out there looking for a new hobby?

Twitch streamer Keith “ThePaindog” Glover began his incredible “120 Dota Challenge” in 2021 where he started to craft elaborate Dota 2 hero sculptures for all playable characters in the game.

Using special polymer clay, the talented Canadian artist produced spectacular works of art that any die-hard 2 fans would want in their Dota 2 collection.

READ MORE DOTA 2 STORIESDota 2 The International: All TI winners throughout the yearsHow to counter Medusa in Dota 2Once upon a time, you could play League of Legends champions in Dota 2The ultimate guide to effective online dating by Dota 2 analyst PurgeThe 5 best Dota 2 heroes for beginners

All the Dota 2 hero sculptures made by ThePaindog

Credit: ThePaindog

ThePaindog had streamed the whole process of sculpting — from molding the base of each figure to painting and using a drying brush — on his Twitch channel.

How to counter Juggernaut in Dota 2

He has specified that he uses Sculpey for his projects, a specific brand of clay that can be molded and baked using a conventional oven, rather than a kiln.

A brief history of Dota Majors in Southeast Asia

ThePaindog has since completed Faceless Void, Luna (riding atop Nova), Juggernaut, Tidehunter, Bloodseeker, and Axe since he started the challenge.

Credit: ThePaindog