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Topic: SHOW YER BONES! (or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the doll heads)  (Read 3774 times)
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« on: June 01, 2006 03:45:18 PM »

Sorry.  I'm very excited about this one.  I had an idea pretty much as soon as I read the words "doll head" in the original thread, and after some thought and a trip out for supplies, I started work on this:

It's got pom poms, it's got macaroni, it's got pipe cleaners, it's got popsicle sticks...  and, of course, a big ol' doll head. 

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You can't see it too well in the picture, but I did everything I could to make my doll's skeleton reasonably correct.  I'm shy a few ribs, and my radius and ulna wouldn't stay apart the way I wanted them to, but I'm still quite proud.

Already lost a bit of macaroni...  next time, I'll use much more hardcore glue to hold it in place.

No, it's not a Santa hat - it's a chandelier!  Kind of.  Perhaps I shouldn't have used the red pipe cleaner for that...

I'm honestly quite proud of this.  It was a fair bit of work, but it came out much cooler than I expected, and I now have a whole host of doll-related projects waiting in the wings. 

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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2006 04:08:59 PM »

This is awesome! I love that her skeleton is pink.
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2006 04:48:52 PM »

I love the chandelier. I thought they were stars at first but a chandelier is much better. Well done.

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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2006 05:05:14 PM »

That's frighteningly great. I love barbie doll art.
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2006 05:17:11 PM »

its funny, unique, scary, cute all in one!

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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2006 09:07:27 PM »

wow I am so impressed by the things people are making!!! Great job, the skeleton body reminds me of the dancing headless things in Labyrinth

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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2006 05:52:43 AM »

Almost too wonderful for words...I LOVE it.
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