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Topic: Futurama Glasses - Etched  (Read 2999 times)
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« on: January 02, 2011 01:37:03 PM »


Hi,

Did these as a present for Futurama addicted friends. The most difficult etches I've done yet!  Mostly happy with the final results, except the edges of Bender are less clean than I want...

Sorry that the photos are all fuzzy; I literally finished them AT the friends' house, so I didn't have the luxury of setting up nice shots....

Bottom of glasses all have Hypnotoad staring at you:


Bender:


Close up of Bender's sign, from the drinker's POV:


Leela:

(I should have etched in her tank top...)

Fry:

I really wish this was in focus, because I am inordinately pleased with the brain slug!

Zyoberg (sp??):


Comments and advice WELCOME!
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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2011 01:45:11 PM »

neat! yay! futurama!
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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2011 01:46:48 PM »

I had to hit "This Rocks!" Great project. I love it! Smiley
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They're amazing!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2011 06:48:18 PM »

I think they turned out really well!  My favorite is also the brain slug!
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« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2011 09:40:55 PM »

Your friends are very lucky!!  What a great gift idea.

Congrats on being a Featured Project for the Glass Crafts board! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=369908.0
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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2011 08:17:21 PM »


Wow! Thanks --

(Boy, do I ever wish the photos weren't so blurry!)
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« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2011 12:20:16 PM »

These are just awesome. I love futurama and these are great portraits. Love the brainslug on fry. All hail the hypnotoad!
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« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2011 03:55:27 PM »

*guh* I am just finding this now and these are A-MA-ZING!!!  You did a fantastic job!!
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« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2011 08:07:02 PM »



I'm so happy I'm giddy!  Another site I haunt is Geek Crafts.  I've never posted there, but I love the stuff they find.  And to my surprise, they found these!  They are over at geekcrafts.com now.

*does a wee, shy, quirky -- but very happy -- happy dance*
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