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1  Searching for Artist of this in Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions by Comtessa on: October 06, 2009 10:25:33 AM
Hi there Smiley Recently a friend of mine posted this on a forum and something twigged in my head. It looks very 'craft' like and I am trying to seek down the owner/creator of them so I can hopefully purchase some, or something similar.

Hope you can help!

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2  World of Warcraft Portraits in Pencil in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by Comtessa on: May 30, 2008 02:37:27 AM
Did these recently for my swap partner, they are portraits of her and her boyfriends characters done in pencils on a slightly textured heavy weight paper. They got a little crumpled in the mail but alas. Enjoy!

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3  Warcraft Hearthstone Poofy in Completed Projects by Comtessa on: May 30, 2008 02:34:44 AM
I made this for my swap partner and she loves it. It is a huge warcraft hearthstone poofy pillow thing. All in felt with fabric glitter added to the swirl.

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4  Warcraft Horde DS Cosy in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Comtessa on: May 30, 2008 02:31:57 AM
I made this for my swap partner, now she has received and posted I stole her amazing pics of it to post here. She loves it to pieces. It is made of felt and hand stitched with the Horde logo and a small hearth stone on the front and velcro dots to keep it closed.

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5  Re: fill a purse round 3 gallery in The Swap Gallery by Comtessa on: April 29, 2008 03:22:47 AM
As promised, belated piccies! All my lvoe to Jrain, she did an amazing job and I wore the purse out that night I got it and had LOADS of compliments Cheesy

This is the purse straight out of the envelope. It's SO beautiful.

Thsi is everything in the purse all wrapped up in my favourite colour!

All the goodies together. I got a lovely sketchbook and some awesome pens, some chocolate, a lip balm and cozy that matched the inside of the purse, a beautiful keyring and a tissue holder with tissues Cheesy

This is the amazing inside with myc rappy photography.

Thank you SO Much Jrain, I love it all and use it all Cheesy
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6  Pink Sheep Purse in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Comtessa on: March 03, 2008 11:36:36 AM
Hi there, I made this out of felt for a friend of mine to put 'things' in Smiley Is pink with a sheep and has a flip over top that is secured at the sides so it stays closed.


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7  Re: Zelda Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Comtessa on: February 17, 2008 09:35:59 AM
Revenge! To get back at Hippie teasing, a tease of one of the small items Cheesy (taken on crappy mobile phone camera in bad light!)

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8  New Year Leaping Salmon in Recipes and Cooking Tips by Comtessa on: February 07, 2008 06:28:34 PM
I hope you like this Cheesy It was a new year gift to my friend who was holding a party. (and sorry for lack of recipe, I just kind of make them up as I go along Cheesy)

My boyfriend and myself had been doing the christmas shopping and we came across the fish counter where the woman was reducing the HUGEST (4 pounder) salmon I had seen so he decided to snap it up so I could make a 'leaping salmon'. Uh huh, thanks hunny Cheesy

Firstly my poor friend had to keep it in her freezer as mine was FULL, before bringing it around to me so I could cook the poor fishy.

So, take your fish. I did this in the oven as I did not in any way have a pot big enough to boil it, and it worked out pretty darned well. Lay out some foil bigger than your fish and double layered and gently place your fish ontop and bend it so when cooked it maintains the 'leaping' look. Add some white wine, sliced onions, dill and sliced lemon over the fish (also you can stuff the cavity of the fish with it) and wrap the fish up in the foil and make sure it is secure without holes!

I set my oven to 180 degrees and cooked the beast for about 1 hour 30 mins  and reduced the heat of the oven to 140 for 30 mins and hauled it out. be careful not to break the foil.

open the foil at the top and let your salmon cool down enough so that you can handle it. And now it gets messy. Open the foil and drain off the liquid that remains before placing the salmon onto the platter you want to serve it, take a sharp knife and run the blade down the back just through the skin (remove fins) and begin to peel off the skin of the salmon. ICK ICK ICK! Slimey mess!

Once done, remove the darker salmon flesh (it is bitter as it has a higher blood content, usually looks grey) to reveal the perfectly pink and lovely sakmon. Wait until it is completely cool and decorate with fresh salad leaves, mayonnaise down the back and halves of cucumber slices. I served it with dill, lemon and cucumber and a dill mayonnaise dip Smiley

Sorry about the photo, was on my mobile phone Cheesy

Everyone loved it!

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9  Digital Painting: Got Milk? in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by Comtessa on: January 28, 2008 08:45:28 AM
Hallo! I did this last year and thought I would put it up here, as I am chuffed with it. It is a finished digital painting (which one day I Hope to print off and hang on my wall Cheesy) of a fantasy cat woman. It was published last year in ImagineFX (A computer art magazine) in the Artists Surgery because I needed to learn how to paint hair Cheesy

Anyway, here she is:
Painted in Painter IX on PC and took a hefty load of hours (20+)

Edit: This is a link to the larger sized picture:) http://Comtessa.deviantart.com/art/Got-Milk-60731012
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