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« on: February 17, 2013 07:30:23 PM »

DON'T BLINK...DON'T EVEN BLINK...BLINK AND YOU'RE DEAD!

Well...like many, I'm in love with Doctor Who...been watching for years!!!  "Blink" is my favorite episode, so I decided that I needed to make a Weeping Angel poppet.  I thought, "Hey Lani, this should be a piece of cake!!!...I mean, it is just one color, right?!?!"  Oh, I was SO WRONG!!!!  I sat there, staring at the basic body pieces, and my mind started racing...how was I going to get those hands to stay on her face?  How was I going to pull of the wings?  And what about the hair?  I looked at her, and my thought was that when you look at a statue, their hair isn't made from a different material, so for me, it had to be fabric.  I made several little worms, and after attaching them, I needle-sculpted it to make it look like hair...and stone.  After a lot of zoning out, some SERIOUSLY sore hands, and countless hours into this, here she is!!!  Hope you like Grin













The funny thing here, is that even though I know it is just a show, and I know she is just a doll, I kept turning to looking at her when I would turn my back.   Shocked

Thanks for looking, everyone!!!
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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2013 07:50:46 PM »

That turned out awesome!!! The hair, dress and wing textures turned out great  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2013 07:55:05 PM »

She's incredible. You are truly a fabric artist. Love her.
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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2013 08:14:01 PM »

Absolutely amazing. Wow. I'm speechless.
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2013 09:50:04 PM »

It is SO awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2013 10:51:56 PM »

This angel is truly amazing!  I understand why you would be afraid to turn your back on her tho'.   Grin
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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2013 12:14:55 AM »

Totally amazing, I love her! The details are just so perfect - she was worth all the effort.
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« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2013 12:58:04 AM »

Well done  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2013 01:09:12 AM »

She is incredible! I love the draping of the dress and how the wings came out and the hair must have been a real pain in the ... .
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« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2013 02:01:03 AM »

Incredible. Great piece of art!!! Great skills. I keep coming back just to look at her. Great job!! Rocks!!!
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