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« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2009 09:18:54 AM »

These are just great!  Nice balance between realistic and whimsical.
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« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2009 09:28:11 AM »

Heh, thanks! Maybe I should change the title to not-quite-ugly bugs Cheesy

I love these! And, I love the picture of them all upside down to show their springs- looks like a pile of dead bugs! But, you made a trio of good bugs, so we don't want them to end up dead in a pile. Cockroaches and mosquitos, on the other hand...

Are the paper parts glued onto the spring and legs, or are they just nested over the top of the spring?

Yep, everything is glued down to keep them steady. You don't want guts falling out or legs falling off! Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2009 09:40:04 AM »

that is too cool phizzy!  i love that you used the button snaps for eyes!  i made a little robot bug out of wire as well .  its great to know someone else makes bugs too! haha
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« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2009 09:48:06 AM »

Thanks!

He's a pretty funky wirey bug!
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« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2009 09:53:25 AM »

make a roach! lol
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« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2009 09:55:12 AM »

A roach is on the list to make...I can't decide if I should make it cute or creepy though Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: July 24, 2009 10:00:45 AM »

lol make both!  ooo make a collection of creepy/cute disgusting bugs... caterpillars, centipedes, tapeworms, horseflies, maggots hahaha oh man what an idea! oh boy i think i am going to make some as well
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« Reply #17 on: July 24, 2009 10:24:35 AM »

Caterpillars would be pretty cool! Woodlouse too!
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« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2009 10:42:30 AM »

They're wonderful! Such great colours and lovely details. I especially like the dragonfly's eyes and feathery wings. My kids and I found a cool bug yesterday - a Musk Beetle, with irridescent wing cases and long blue antennae - bugs are just so fascinating.
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« Reply #19 on: July 24, 2009 08:19:02 PM »

ugly yet adorable
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