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« on: October 02, 2012 05:55:01 AM »

For the doctor who swap I wanted to make a weeping angle tree topper so I started looking around for inspiration http://www.flickr.com/photos/48784812@N07/7341008752/ and found some images of ones made out of a monster high dolls. My daughter had one but its legs were broken so I ripped them off and bought a paper mache cone.  Cut it to size and using polymer clay I clayed her in to the top of the cone. So her base is hallow to go on top of the tree. Now I had some terrible time with air dry clay.  I had never used it before and it cracked repeatedly and I had to scrape off and restart.  So I ended up using polymer clay and baking her.  Which I wouldn't recommend.  Her arms split at the seams and she did melt a bit in the oven.  Also he wings fell of in delivery so I will also have to rethink them too.  But once everything was sculpted and baked I painted her and sealed her up.  I am really happy with the finished product.

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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012 06:43:14 AM »

she looks amazing!
 the only way it could be better is if  when you moved the hands from her face it was a scary mouth full of sharp teeth but I imagine that would be pretty hard to do
 I wish I had a Who fan friend to make this for for christmas .. I mean i have some but they aren't the kind I would make gifts for.

« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2012 07:04:35 AM »

I think this is awesome, I love her hair, how did you do it?  i think the MH version looks better than a regular barbie too!


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« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2012 07:28:42 AM »

Thank you both.  I was worried about trying to do the angels carry face.  I didn't think I could do it.  As for the hair I removed her hair and sculpted it with clay over top her skull.

« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2012 11:23:18 AM »

Hit "This Rocks" because it definitely does. Those wings are very well done! I love it so much, it's just perfect.

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« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2012 04:46:10 AM »

Creepy, cool and well done! I love that it's a tree topper Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2013 04:17:38 PM »

She is so realistic looking. If I put her on my tree I wouldn't look away. Wink

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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2013 04:27:25 PM »

Thanks so much. DON'T BLINK Wink

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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2013 10:27:45 PM »

Beautiful and eerie! Cheesy

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