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Topic: SUMO WRESTLER EARRINGS! W00t!  (Read 5002 times)
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« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2006 12:43:25 PM »

Those are really cute!

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« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2006 04:18:43 PM »

They are really cute!

 I have a suggestion though if you want to sell them as earrings.  

They'd be pretty big for some people, especially those whose lobes don't stick out very much from their necks (raising hand here Cheesy), so you might want to try and make the figures smaller, or at least thinner so they'd hang flatter to the head (sort of like cutting these in half legnthwise and using just the front half).  

Another thing might be weight.  If you want to make them lighter in weight (particularly if you don't make them flatter), you might want to make the body over an lightweight armature of some kind... like a scrunched-up aluminum foil ball or Creative Paperclay (totally dry), etc.

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« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2006 06:01:52 PM »

Hehe those are funny.
They are really cute though, and well made. Nice job on them.  Smiley


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« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2006 04:09:36 PM »

sry that last post i made didnt fit! oops! what i was going to say was that i was thinking about putting foil into the fat sumo tummies but i wasnt sure what would happen if i put foil in when i made this. thanks again for all of the comments! it makes me feel so good to see that people actually like these earrings that i have made. thanks again! any other suggestions?
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