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mamalbh
« on: August 17, 2011 07:13:39 PM »

I'm working on my first poppet based off a rainbow angel kitty and I need some opinions - these are not  'poppet specific' questions, but general aesthetics. (sorry about the crappy pics - the color is off and the angels are bad)  Her eyes are probably too big, but its too late to fix that now.

Ahh - it won't let me post pics yet sorry, you'll have to use links Angry

pic 1

pic 2

(ignore the pin through her nose below)
pic 3

FYI - wings are magnetic & removable

So what are your opinions on:
a) Adding purple eyeshadow?
b) Adding striping around the head (like arms & legs)?
c) Adding pink satin (same as in ears) on nose?
d) Adding pink floss (aka DMC) between toes, fingers & in belly button?
e) I'm sooooo torn about hair - the rick-rack matches perfectly and has a fun curly look but would be a ton of work & would not be able to do different styles, can't find a multicolored yarn that will work and I don't want to buy 6 different ones.  Thinking about one color of yarn with some DMC rainbow braids thrown in - what do you think?
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Anne11
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2011 02:24:07 PM »

Hi, awesome first poppet!  here is what i think....purple eyeshadow-yes i think that would be very cool on her.i like the striping but not to sure about around the face.i think adding pink floss around the toes,fingers and bellybutton is a great idea.not to sure about the nose.maybe you could use the rick rack as an accent in the hair as it is awesome and matches so well. hope that my opinion helps.i've only made one complete poppets but i have three more in the works. Here is a pic of mine...i used pink eyeshadow on her. Smiley
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mamalbh
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2011 04:48:26 PM »

Thank you so much for taking the time to look at the pics & give your opinions.  I REALLY appreciate it.  Smiley

Your poppet is so sweet and pretty.  What size eyes did you use?
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Anne11
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2011 05:31:39 AM »

i used 15 mm eyes. i get my eyes at suncatchers.com. She has great eyes and does custom colors too also she has clear eyes so that i can paint my own. Shipping is very fast and cheap.i can't wait to see your finished poppet,she looks awesome!   Smiley
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