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Topic: Junker Jane Style Doll Swap GALLERY!  (Read 32282 times)
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« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2013 11:56:47 AM »

oh my goodness - so wonderful.... i love cats!!!!!!! what a great creation - wonderful work WingsofClay, you are soooooo talented!!!! 
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« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2013 12:28:03 PM »

That cat leaves me speechless!! Wings, that is an awesome awesome creation! I have 3 cats, would happily make room for this as my fourth Cheesy Wink
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« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2013 12:30:02 PM »

Oooooooohhhhh, Aaaaaaaaahhhh Purrrrfect. So much detail and all of it JJ for sure. Also happy LHH got to receive first. Bambam will probably receive last as I will be almost down to the wire bc of work. Bestest swap ever.
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« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2013 04:04:47 PM »

Wow, your cat is simply amazing!!!! It really does rock!!!
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« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2013 06:37:50 PM »

What a fabulous interpretation of the theme and a GREAT start to the gallery. Love the skirt and the 2 bowls.
Wow!
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« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2013 09:33:52 PM »

YAY!!! Sweet crafties, thank u all so much for the kind words!!! Glad u love the doll, and especially glad that LESLIE loves the doll!

I was so obsessed with making it, and researching and trying new techniques for it, so I will definitely create a post with step-by-step tips for others to use too.

Here was the process in a nut shell:

-Draft doll pattern on paper; cut out pieces from linen.
-Sew doll by machine; turn and stuff.
-***Brush entire doll with clear acrylic Liquitex Gesso. Let dry. Repeat this 3 times, for 3 or 4 coats, drying between each.
-Sand gessoed doll with fine grit sandpaper.
-Use acrylic paint to create doll's shirt, bottoms, etc etc etc.
-Create polymer clay eyes, and bake. Attach with crazy glue.
-***Paint entire doll with DECO-ART brand "One Step Crackle"...let dry fully.
-Create a watery "wash" using black and copper acrylics and water.
-Working in sections, brush onto doll, and immediately wipe away with damp cloth. The paint fills the cracks.

Prob. more steps in there too, but I will have to make a more formal tute Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2013 07:14:45 AM »

YOW! What an amazing start to the gallery!! Wingsofclay, you have blown all of our minds. Truly a little work of art, and to echo what everyone else has said, make it its own post, because we all be hitting "This Rocks" to support you!!!

And with that, suddenly, there was swap anxiety!
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« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2013 08:50:26 AM »

What a fabulous little cat!  Truly, a work of art!
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« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2013 12:25:36 PM »

Wingsofclay, you have blown all of our minds. Truly a little work of art...

And with that, suddenly, there was swap anxiety!

Ah yes. Swap Anxiety. So true. :p
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« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2013 10:02:46 AM »

I LOVE that cat! its so awesome!
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