Saturday, May 2, 2015

Unfinished Object

This is a pixie I started sculpting a few months ago and never finished. I had planned on his having a soft sculpted wool body, His head and hands are made of air dry stone clay developed by doll artist Hannie Sarris. It is a lot different to work with compared to polymer clay and I did not think I would like working with it but I do. These need quite a bit more work. Then I need to sculpt the feet. I am thinking that I will needle felt the body once these things are finished and an armature is completed.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

work in progress

I am attempting to make a little poodle doll for one of my nieces. Here is where it is so far. As you can see, there is still quite a way to go with it's coat.

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Needle felt sock monkey

I have been practicing needle felting a lot lately. My end goal is to be able to make beautiful wool snail sculptures. A closer goal is to make a bunch of little sock monkeys to send to my sister's little monkeys....er... kids. :) So far all I have accomplished is making what ended up as toys for my dog and cats. Every one made is better than the one before. Today's monkey is a better attempt but it will go to my toy loving black cat, Davin. Hopefully tomorrow's attempt will be even better and go to one of my nieces.

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If you would like to play along, here is the sock monkey video tutorial by Sara Renzulli that I am following for this project.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015