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« on: August 01, 2013 02:58:48 PM »

My partner for the Sideshow Swap, coocoosnest noted that she likes conjoined, creepy and disturbing things.  My kinda gal!  After much research and consideration, I figured she would enjoy a two headed fetal pig in a jar.  I mean, who wouldn't?   Cheesy 

The banner is printed on cloth, and strung between poles made from candlesticks and chopsticks.  The base is the top of a cigar box. 






The pig is made from polymer clay, suspended in a pimento jar (I do love to make pimento cheese).  I was able to find lots of reference photos for the specimen online. 



The only thing I didn't have in my stash was the light, which I picked up at Michaels in the floral department.

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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2013 03:53:08 PM »

This is so awesome!! The light is a really great touch - it brings the whole scene to life. I can hear side show music in my head Smiley.
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2013 03:59:07 PM »

I think this whole display is great!  I love all the wording on the sides!   Cheesy  The pigs look appropriately pulpy.

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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2013 04:04:15 PM »

Wow, it looks so real! Great work, as always!
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2013 04:13:56 PM »

That is crazy awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2013 06:11:03 PM »

Thanks you guys!  I realize it's probably not for everyone but was a lot of fun to do!
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2013 07:17:24 PM »

Creepy good!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2013 09:54:37 AM »

lovely job on the details...just a fun piece to look at..I love the lighting...it adds to the spookiness...the pigs are just too realistic...too bad pimento cheese had to be sacrificed to get that little jar... Grin
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« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2013 10:25:42 AM »

What a great way to make a banner!  How did you make the chopsticks not wobbly?
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« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2013 03:21:06 PM »

Thanks!  It really wasn't hard at all.  The base is a candlestick, so there was a just right sized depression for them to sit in while the glue dried. 
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