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« on: July 28, 2014 06:47:26 AM »

This guy was..a challenge.  The only fabric I could find that even remotely resembled the real thing (at this scale) was this weird loosely woven tinsel-like stuff which was hell to sew, even after giving it a lining. I almost gave up so many times but I'm glad I didn't in the end; I adore this little dork.

To be completely honest, he's not entirely finished. I need to make him his blingy necklace at some point, but I seem to have lost a bit of motivation with him. Maybe when the last movie comes out....? We'll see.

He is 9 inches tall and is completely poseable. His hair is from a wig and his crown was made from super sculpey ultralight (quite possibly THE hardest thing in the world to sculpt with -- which makes sense since it's not actually designed for sculpting) and a hacked up aquarium plant.   His eyebrows are embroidered, his eyes are handpainted, and I decided to omit a mouth because I really like how the lack of one seemed to add to his expression.

Unfortunately one of the tips broke off his crown during my recent move. Sad I'll fix that once I find where I packed my clay supplies.

A close up of his crown;

Annndd...just for fun, and show a little of his poseability, here's one of Thrandy, before his haircut, on my little baby Pegasus pony I put together.

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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2014 07:17:49 AM »

Love this!

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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2014 08:03:02 AM »

BEAUTIFUL!!! This rocks!!!

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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2014 08:42:42 AM »

You have got to be my favourite plushie maker! I love everything you make!!

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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2014 09:34:53 AM »

He is stunning!   Shocked

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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2014 07:49:21 AM »

Wow, what a lot of work! He's great!

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« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2014 03:49:32 AM »

He's so cute but my favorite pic has to be the one of him on your little Pegasus! Onward, noble steed! Grin

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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2014 02:15:59 PM »

Wonderful work!

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« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2014 06:16:15 AM »

I love his crown and the figure itself is great too.  The pony shot is also neat--it's not too often you see a plush horse and rider together.
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« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2014 04:37:12 PM »

This is all kinds of fabulous! I cannot fathom how much work must have gone into making this *awed*
You were right about the lack of mouth adding to his expression; it really makes the eyes stand out and gives him this melancholic look

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