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« on: April 25, 2017 03:01:03 AM »

My first attempt at a budgie.  I would really appreciate any advice from an experienced felter



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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2017 06:54:24 AM »

Im not an experienced Felter, but I think it looks great
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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2017 08:44:00 AM »

I am not an experienced felter either but I also think it looks great.
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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2017 09:21:22 AM »

Thank you both... I am practising a little bit every day.  It is very relaxing
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« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2017 12:52:59 PM »

Well done!  I can't show my son, or he might expect me to create a wool portrait of his budgie... and I'm not sure I can do that well....
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2017 06:02:07 AM »

He is incredibly realistic. Terrific work!
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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2017 07:59:20 AM »

All the marking details look fantastic! As an experienced felter, I'd say you are an experienced felter too! So much fantastic work coming from you Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2017 12:35:28 PM »

Thanks everyone.  Felting is on hold until the weekend but I have a couple of projects simmering away in the back of my mind
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« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2017 01:17:16 PM »

All I know about felt is that it feels fuzzy and rhymes with belt, so, I'm no help on technique, but I think you did a very good job on your budgie.  The feathers, markings, and eyes/beak are all detailed well.
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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2017 02:31:32 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2017 03:08:52 PM »

I am deeply flattered to think that another of my projects has been chosen as a featured project.  Felting is quite a new hobby for me and every one I make is a lesson learned.
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