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« on: January 14, 2007 03:01:52 AM »

my boyfriend and i are david cross/arrested development fanatics.  after reading a discussion here about reconstructing ken dolls, i decided to give it a go and made a tobias fünke doll:



he's in his standard never-nude denim shorts, and is equipped with a framed photo of carl weathers.

it was really hard to remove the doll's hair in a horseshoe balding pattern style.  there was a row of hairs across his forehead that was impossible to remove, so we're pretending it's a reference to the hair plugs episode...
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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2007 06:54:11 AM »

ahaha. Cheesy  That's awesome!  Great job -- the resemblance is amazing!
How did you make the mustache, and cutoffs?

I think the hair looks great -- the hair plugs idea totally works!
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« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2007 07:14:58 AM »

Yup!  I knew who he was before even reading your description!  Good Job!
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« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2007 07:23:44 AM »

Awesome! I thought you did that hairplugs reference on purpose! Smiley Oh my gosh...*runs off to show husband*
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« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2007 09:16:31 AM »

rofl!  *runs off to show the bf, too*

this is AMAZING!  It looks JUST like him!  I love his cut-offs and the reference to Carl Weathers.  So hilarious.  I, too, was thinking of the hair plug reference.  You could probably paint over the front bit of hair (is it hair or plastic hair?) if it's just holes or plastic - I can't quite tell if it's real hair or not.  But I adore it, it's so fantastic! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2007 03:17:33 PM »

thanks for the feedback, guys.

the cutoffs are just the slacks he came in, painted with fabric paint.  the mustache is made from the hair on the dolls head...

the line on the head is like little bits of hair.  i might try to tweeze them out, if i can, though they may be too short now.  or i might just leave it as is, i dunno.
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« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2007 09:14:44 PM »

Leave it! It's awesome!
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« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2007 09:40:32 PM »

That is amazing and awe inspiring. Thank you for giving me a reason to stop listening to whiny music.
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« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2007 08:50:49 AM »

baaaa ha haha LOVE it.
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« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2007 09:57:50 AM »

oh.my.god.  Totally amazing!!  I think the hair plugs idea is perfect! It looks purposeful when you explain that!  Wink
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