A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News:  Vote now for your favorite craft challenge entry!  THREE amazing Ticketmaster prizes up for grabs this month.  Who will get one?
Total Members: 301,599
Currently Running With Scissors:
429 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Kenneth the Koi  (Read 1024 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: May 25, 2008 04:02:28 PM »

So even tho I've had this account forever, I'm pretty sure I've never actually posted anything I've made. See, my computer died for ages...and when I finally had the money to get a new one I never actually made anything post-worthy.

Well, friends, that changes today.

Meet Kenneth the Koi, my first ever sculpey project.

I made each scale individually....

I loves him...I hope you do too!! Cheesy
« Last Edit: May 27, 2008 03:26:30 PM by something_wierd » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Diane B.
Offline Offline

Posts: 5071
Joined: 01-May-2004

GlassAttic --polymer clay "encyclopedia"

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2008 10:02:18 AM »

Good job!  How big is it btw? ...You should definitely do more with your polymer clay.

(Might want to use a stronger clay though if you used original Sculpey, and take your "photos" on a scanner if you don't have a closeup function on your camera--just lay even a 3-D object face down on the scanner bed, cover with a dark cloth, and amazingly the image will look quite good and be in perfect focus on the front side.)

P.S.  Once you've posted enough times (even a simple comment on here or on other boards will qualify), be sure and post the actual pics here instead of the links --you'll probably get more views  Grin)

Diane B.

few of my photos
(had to move them from YahooPhotos, so many now without captions)
The Artful Danni
Offline Offline

Posts: 2045
Joined: 10-Dec-2006

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2008 06:32:51 AM »

Despite the blur, he looks great.

I love koi, and I think you nailed the colours and textures perfectly. Smiley

Offline Offline

Posts: 5733
Joined: 12-Feb-2008

I am Gandalf, and Gandalf means me!

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008 04:24:13 PM »

This has only got 2 comments!?  Well, Im number 3 and I love your koi!!!!!  You did a really good job.  I just got some clay in a swap, so, ive been looking through this board for ideas on what to make.  I looooove your koi, but it looks really hard.  I dare not attempt it.  But ooohhhh its something i wanna try once I get more advanced in the clay field. Grin

One does not simply walk into Mordor. Its black gates are guarded by more than just orcs. There is evil there that does not sleep. The great eye is ever watchful. It is a barren wasteland, riddled with fire, ash, and dust. The very air you breathe is a poisonous fume.......
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2008 12:10:01 AM »

that's fantastic! I admire your patience to make every scale! I'm working on a dragon, and it's looking like i'm going to have to do that on it, i can't think of another way! That's a long way off though. Smiley
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 25/26
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 18/26
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 3/26
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 22/26
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 16/26
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Souvenir Tea Towel Pillow
Spotlight on: Making Toys
May 27, 2015 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.