A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have an idea for improving the Craftster swap process?  Suggest and discuss it here on the Talk About The Swap Process board.
Total Members: 300,898
Currently Running With Scissors:
503 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Ceramic Santa Man  (Read 2062 times)
Tags for this thread: santa  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
cinnamon teal
« on: December 15, 2012 10:25:53 AM »

I made this guy for rackycoo in the HOHOHO swap. I knew I wanted to make something in the ceramics studio and she collects Santa figurines. Ergo...



The base is a hollow ball, thrown on the wheel. I sculpted his arms, legs, and head and added them when the base had stiffened up a bit. He's painted with underglaze and porcelain slip and then some clear glaze to make him shiny.



My influences for this guy include Tim Burton's Santa from the Nightmare Before Christmas, and Neil Gaiman's movie, Coraline, especially in the button eyes.

I don't have an exact measure of his size, but he's around 5 inches tall.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

FreakieGeekie
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Queen of Quirky, lover of all things cute and creepy
Offline Offline

Posts: 2872
Joined: 28-Nov-2012

Proudly lets her freak flag fly


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2012 11:42:28 AM »

So cute! You've captured the Tim Burton style Santa perfectly! And I love that you added the button eyes Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

rackycoo
Global Moderator
Swap Moderator
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 27298
Joined: 01-Apr-2005

"Best of 2013" Winner; too lazy to change avatar.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2012 02:00:56 PM »

Mine!! I can't even say how much I love this guy. He's so awesome.

Thanks, cinnamon teal!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out my Etsy shop. Scary Toys and Halloween for everyone!
My blog: junk&stuff
Pinterest
La Chapa
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Hardcore Yarnie!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1999
Joined: 28-Jan-2012


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2012 04:45:48 PM »

He is adorable! I'm not a huge santa fan, but I really want this one!  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Currently Swapping in:
Anatomy Swap, 3-D Bug Swap

Hoping to join:
OWS in Dec
http://pinterest.com/laachapa/
MissingWillow
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator
Sewing in General Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 9732
Joined: 31-May-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2012 06:01:05 PM »

Great job, cinnamon teal.  Love him!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 13169
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2012 06:54:53 PM »

I was absolutely amazed when I first saw this in the gallery. It's splendid in every possible way and so absolutely perfect for racky.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

batgirl
Global Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Part Librarian, Part Superhero
Offline Offline

Posts: 20455
Joined: 23-Sep-2005

Stop Pinning, Start Making.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2012 08:28:37 PM »

Oh, wow! He is really cool!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Just added lots of new items! Use coupon code "craftster" for 10% off! http://www.LilyLovesBernie.etsy.com
 50 Things
Aislynn
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3799
Joined: 25-Oct-2007

View Profile
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2012 06:09:10 AM »

Oh my gosh, he's so amazingly cute!  Lucky Rackycoo!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sewers are for ninja turtles--seamstresses are for sewing Wink

My wist!  http://www.wists.com/aislynn
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Life is Moving Along Splendidly
Offline Offline

Posts: 30408
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Make all things!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2012 06:45:34 AM »

Knowing that rackycoo loves and collects Santa, I squealed when I saw her post this!!!

He is so fat and loveable...I just can't believe how detailed his face and beard are...and that his curly boots did not break in shipping!

I hope to swap with you someday, cinnamon teal! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Phizzychick
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 12052
Joined: 31-Mar-2005


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2012 08:23:43 AM »

I think he might just be my favourite Santa ever, he has so much personality!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Halloween Party Wine Bottle Make-Over
Fashion Crafts for Kids
How to Upcycle Fashions With Dyed Buttons
Floral Cupcake Ideas
Easter Crafting Ideas
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Wooden Chain
Handmade Gift Ideas: Upcycled Car Trash Bag
Tute Tuesday: Honkin' Big Beach Ball Snowman

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.