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« on: May 15, 2011 10:33:22 PM »


My friend lost Jeramiah recently. She spoiled her betta, he lived in a beautiful tank with plants and bubbler, not those tiny bowls some people put them in. He was vibrant, energetic, and great company for her. I made her this to help remember a dear pet, friend, and family member. I tried to color this as best as I could with the pictures she had sent me of him.

Had a few issues with this, the paint tried to crack/smear while I glazed again..I bought some new paints so hopefully it will work out better when I make her a pendant of Jeramiah and Rose, her other betta fish, together. While baking it tried to flop over too, so I had to take it out, adjust it a little, and put it back in the oven. The bottom left picture was before I painted, tried to get as much detail as I could. She loves it, and I'll be sending this to her as soon as I can.
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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2011 11:47:24 PM »

He is beautiful  Cheesy You did really well with such a tricky subject!

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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2011 01:17:07 AM »

Thank you so much!
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« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2011 12:37:35 PM »

This is lovely, what a great thing to do for a friend. I have a betta called TeeToo and he is blue and red Smiley

Well done on getting all the fins to look so good Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2011 01:58:01 PM »

very nice.  and a lovely memorial.
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2011 11:14:12 PM »

Thank you! She really likes it and keeps it near the tank with her remaining beta.
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