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Topic: Slightly Mature Robot Porn a.k.a impatience gets the better of me (img large)  (Read 11476 times)
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« on: June 14, 2009 02:30:04 PM »

My life has been kinda turned upside down for the past year or so. I've been working like crazy in the past few months to try to get back into school and work out a way to try to incorporate fiber arts and printmaking as a major which will be a big change from the English major I was working on prior to this move.

So, sort of in an attempt to prove my dedication to my new found love of fiber arts to my printmaking teacher, I've been working on getting some of my embroidery pieces in a local art show that a friend of mine is running. The show itself will be held in a local tattoo shop and the theme is robots. Well somewhere along the line this became vintage 20s and 30s nudes as cyborgs. Why, you ask? Well, because the only thing that could possibly make robot parts better are lady parts. True story.

Anyway, they're not finished but I just couldn't wait any longer to post.

Here is girl #1. This is on some crazy textured polyester that I found in a giant box of fabric scraps that I found at a garage sale for $7. I love the pattern on it. Someone even asked me if it was a paper towel. And you can damn sure bet the first thought in my head was "No, but I'm going to try that now. . ."

The hair and the cables are probably my favorite.

And here is girl #2. I like this one much more than the first. I feel like my technique improved a lot. Same crazy polyester.

The necklace is french knots and the wires are single and double strand couching. I really wanted it to look like they were spilling out of her.

I was very proud of the detail on the cigarette butt too, but I don't think this picture does it justice. Now that I'm working though, I'm planning on getting a camera soon so hopefully I will have better pictures within the next month or so.

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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2009 02:52:03 PM »

we're like kindred spirits! i'm a printmaker/textile artist too! your work is beautiful.

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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2009 03:03:47 PM »

Ohhhhhhh man! They're absolutely terrific!! I'm especially fond of the second one, smoking/dark hair/blue eyes = excellent!
I find the second chick also kinda resembles Rizzo from Grease.     

So, so spiffy.
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2009 03:42:31 PM »

WOW! What an amazing concept. I love how great the robot parts look. Way to craft it up! *smiles*
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2009 05:21:06 PM »

I like them a lot! There's something very Blade Runner about them. Awesome work. Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2009 05:51:20 PM »

very sweet! well done!

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« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2009 07:39:51 PM »

I love these.  Robots are kind of my thing, my fiance and I have robot tattoos and around 150 of those little guys guard our house.  But i've never seen any quite like your's...make us more !!! Grin
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« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2009 08:13:27 PM »

These are some kind of awesome.

Though I'd have liked to have seen the second girl with half her face gone a la Terminator. That would be spectacular: a come hither look on one side and a cold-blooded machine on the other.

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« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2009 06:43:43 AM »

These are absolutely gorgeous I love the bright wiring on the second one.  Good luck with the show!
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« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2009 07:18:00 AM »

Very cool. I really love the images.

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