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Topic: GERMINATE! GERMINATE! GERMINATE!  (Read 38557 times)
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« on: May 06, 2012 07:40:40 PM »

It all started with a joke the boyfriend told me that I can't remember any more... something about Daleks yelling at plants to GERMINATE! But anyway... that's when I decided I needed a dalek planter to add to my houseplant shelf. The inspiration is here http://www.redbubble.com/people/solentchris/works/6016133-ex-germinate-the-dalek-flower-pot

Here's the final product!



It was actually pretty easy and I finished him (not including painting) in a day. He's made out of a big brick of white ploymer clay, sculpted around a terra cotta pot with a hole drilled in the bottom.

You can see the pot here. The bottom was glued on and painted after the clay was all cooked.



I had initially made the head like this:



But it broke in the oven! The good thing is that I liked it better after I pieced it back together and made some changes.

New and improved head:



And here he is protecting all his plant friends!



Let me know what you think! I really liked working with polymer clay. This was my first try, so any tips would be awesome! Thanks for looking Smiley
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ollieorange
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2012 07:45:09 PM »

I love it! Very nice!
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Radmom
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2012 07:53:22 PM »

i think that is awesome and now must make me a few! one each for both of my girls and one for me. i wish u remembered the joke!
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2012 10:01:08 PM »

This rocks!
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2012 10:58:47 PM »

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love it!
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2012 11:17:03 PM »

That turned out great, so funny. I want one.
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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2012 12:29:18 AM »

This is so creative and awesome! I love it!  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2012 10:13:09 AM »

Most. Awesome. Planter. Ever!
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« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2012 10:13:38 AM »

That is awesome, I love it!
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« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2012 10:18:41 AM »

That's incredible! I love it!
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