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Topic: Rainbow Brite portrait in straws  (Read 12314 times)
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« on: October 03, 2009 04:37:47 PM »

I almost thought I wouldn't finish in time, this took me forever but it was totally worth it because I love how well she turned out!



and a close up



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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2009 04:45:26 PM »

Awesome! I love this!!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2009 04:52:22 PM »

She looks awesome! The colors turned out perfect.

Quick questions, how big is she?
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2009 04:58:05 PM »

thank you both very much! I used 2 foam boards that are each 20 inches by 30 inches
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« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2009 05:13:44 PM »

1. rainbow brite rocks.
2. I love how she turned out made of straws!!!

Well done!
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« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2009 05:27:06 PM »

This is seriously the most amazing thing i have ever seen! u are my newest hero. i cannot believe those are straws
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« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2009 06:49:24 PM »

My mind is officially boggled! That's awesome!
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« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2009 07:52:31 PM »

This is amazing. At first I thought you had put it in the wrong folder becauuse it was a painting. And then I zoomed in and was like 'holy crap'.

P.S. My husband says, "Rainbow Bright is awesome."
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« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2009 08:19:37 PM »

Rainbow Brite is the perfect toon for straws!  The colours are awesome as is the detail! I love it!
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« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2009 08:40:41 PM »

thanks guys! Smiley

I LOVE Rainbow Brite and she was the first thing I thought of when I saw the challenge and I was lucky to find these straws at a craft store. It is not as easy to find different colored drinking straws. I went to a few party stores and was excited when I saw that they had silverware, napkins, plates and cups sectioned by color but they did not have drinking straws. The fun part was picking out the picture, I went with this one since she is hanging in my craft room. At first I thought I was a little ambitious and that it wasn't going to turn out how I pictured it but thankfully I made it work.
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