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« on: January 07, 2011 06:49:43 PM »

So I recently did a doctor who swap and I really loved varifiresis's weeping angel statue and wanted to try something similiar. My partner didn't like the weeping angels so i decided to try my hand at the clockwork robots.

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Its hard to see in this pic but the face has a cracked/crackle type look. I ended up using a barbie and some air dry clay for the face. I tried to do the crackle affect using the old elmers glue and paint trick (which works amazing if you've never done it) however I didn't water down the glue and paint enough so the cracks came out bigger than I hoped. I painted the face detail on and then I painted on the gloves and shoes and around the neck and then made the the dress (my first time making clothes so tiny!). I attempted curling the hair but I couldn't get it to stay (i read online using steam worked, like over a boiling pot of water but it wouldn't stay).

Anyways, here's some pics -






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« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2011 07:34:30 PM »

I love to see fancraft for Dr Who.  Those clockwork henchmen are spooky!  Nicely done! 
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2011 11:13:22 AM »

I LOVE this!

I did a Weeping Angel for my Christmas tree topper and now I'm inspired to do one of these too!
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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2011 02:59:08 AM »

That's super cool and evil looking. Very nice replica.
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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2011 08:41:44 AM »

Thanks everyone! It took forever and a day to make - I don't think I've ever made something that took this long before. lol
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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2011 12:24:46 AM »

Thanks everyone! It took forever and a day to make - I don't think I've ever made something that took this long before. lol

I felt the same way about my angel- it took WEEKS! I love this idea though, I swore that I was done re-doing Barbies after that project but I saw this post and I love it so much, I see a Barbie doll in my future.  Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2011 10:57:34 AM »

That's so cool. I love seeing Whocrafts.
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« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2011 10:48:24 PM »

I love this! That was actually one of my favorite episodes.
He came out amazing! Awesome job!
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