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« on: February 24, 2009 06:48:13 PM »

Her dress and hair are entirely fimo.  I then hand-painted and glued glass beads to both.  The base is alumite plastic.  I highly don't recommend you doing it this way since it took FOREVER and it was a ton of work.  I'm not sure I'm going to do more than one anyway.  I was using the sparkley fimo and it was so hard to work with...which is why I tried the alumite.  I wish I would have tried the fimo classic first!!!

The alumite is all hand-painted and added cornstarch and water to the paint to make it super matte.  I really liked the way that part turned out.  Thanks for looking!





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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2009 07:01:21 PM »

wow, this is super cool!!!! great idea. it must have been a fun learing project Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2009 11:00:11 AM »

I hope it doesn't look toooooo "learny"!  But thanks for the kudos.  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2009 07:24:39 PM »

She looks so happy and lively!  Smiley  I think she's great.
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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2009 07:27:09 PM »

no no i meant because you decided you didn't go the best way around making it (the material you used) also, i've never done anything like this so i guess i just pictured how much i would have learned if i tried something like this lol.
i really like the detail on the necklace and the back, where the dress is folded
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« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2009 12:24:18 AM »

no no i meant because you decided you didn't go the best way around making it (the material you used) also, i've never done anything like this so i guess i just pictured how much i would have learned if i tried something like this lol.
i really like the detail on the necklace and the back, where the dress is folded

ha ha ha  Thanks!!!  I re-read it and it looks like I was trolling for compliments so I guess I should be apologizing.  Sorry!  I actually did learn a lot.  I was going to do a ton of them but now that I've learned so much I don't want to do another. Wink I guess that was I was insecure...I didn't want to do another one.  ha ha ha.  Thank you too Jenicat!
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