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« on: May 19, 2013 06:56:59 PM »

This is quite possibly not the right place for this - but close enough I think!  Smiley
I've been playing around with the idea of making a stringer of fish- in fabric - ever since I saw some carved out of wood on Etsy.  I loved the idea of having them hang on the wall somewhere, so I devised my own plan.  These are made of canvas - gessoed and then painted with acrylics and textile medium.  The paint is kind of shimmery and I intentionally frayed the edges on the tails and fins - just cause it kinda gave them a look I was going for.
  All done - I gave them hooks and strung them up - ready to hang.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2013 07:21:28 PM »

These fishes are nicely done and they don't smell!
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« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2013 07:27:33 PM »

I love these fish! They are so realistic looking--great work!
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« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2013 07:39:48 PM »

I love it!  They look so lifelike - how big are they?
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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2013 07:59:49 PM »

Thank you!!  Onyx - they're each about 8" long. 
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« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2013 01:01:04 AM »

These are brilliant!
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« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2013 01:25:30 AM »

I love them! Very realistic and pretty!

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« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2013 02:09:04 AM »

what a fantasic idea! I think I will have to make some of these to hang in my craft space too - or even better, in my mum's beach themed craft studio/hut Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2013 03:51:27 AM »

These are great!  Just the right amount of interesting!
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« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2013 04:14:48 AM »

I never thought a string of fish could be so cute!
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