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« on: January 05, 2009 03:44:00 AM »

My husband keeps telling me he can't paint, despite much evidence to the contrary.  For example:



He bought a set of blank matryoshka dolls on-line, then spent a week painting them.  It got a bit hairy towards the end when he applied the varnish -- the stormtrooper turned pink!  But he managed to sort it all out in the end.

They were a Christmas gift for his youngest brother, who happily seems to love them as much as we do. Smiley

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There's more information, and close-up images, on his blog.

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2009 03:55:16 AM »

Can't paint?! Your husband is too modest for his own good. Smiley
What a wonderful gift. I just love the little Yoda.
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2009 04:11:18 AM »

Those are freaking awesome. I'd show them to my husband, but I'm afraid he'd want them, and I really can't paint.
Kudos to your husband, these really rock!
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2009 04:41:52 AM »

These are to DIE for!
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2009 04:53:38 AM »

Wow those are freakin cool. I'm a HUGE Star Wars fan and would just love something like this in my collection. I don't usually like deformed Star Wars things like Bobble heads or Plushies but that is so unique and well done I find myself coveting them in the worst way. Awesome!!!
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« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2009 04:54:11 AM »

Those are great! A "non-painter" with real talent. Cheesy

Obi-Wan actually looks like Obi-Wan! Some of the Lucas Arts stuff released doesn't look as comparable.

Nice work to your hubby, and good on you posting it on Craftster. Love it.
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« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2009 05:12:37 AM »

oh be still my beating heart!
how awesome, oh yes,
(insert girlish squeal!)
I bow to the talent Grin
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« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2009 05:44:35 AM »

A-freaking-mazing!  I *wisted* and *rocked* these.  My son is the huge Star Wars fan in my house ... but I would so display these with pride in the middle of the liveing room for all o see.

FABULOUS!  I bow to your husbands skills.

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« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2009 06:04:11 AM »

These are great!  Tell your husband he CAN paint, and to continued to do so!!
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« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2009 06:22:32 AM »

Goodness, these are amazing!
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