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Gets and Sculptures.

Hello Community!

I've been busy these past few weeks, local fair, sculpting, and house hunting. So as time has become mine again, I have finished two new sculptures I wanted to share and get some feedback on.

Along with some really awesome gets! I am still expecting to receive quite a bit soonish, so I may do another post sometime later as a collection update. Another note I'm running out of room in my armoire! I try to keep my "Aiden do not touch or i'm claiming your pikachu ds" merch in my armoire, as my 4 yo is one of those kids with sticky fingers all the time.@_@ No idea how but they seem to always be. 

Okay enough chatter from me, click the cut to see new things!

wailord&eevee





Gets!

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Let's start with the Giant Toy Factory Pikachu Plush. I have such an awesome husband, he won this big ole Pikachu at the local fair going on (last week?). My boy saw him and was like, "dad I want it. I'm not leaving till you get it." Than I saw him and was like "hunni, I want it. I'm not leaving till you wint it." So needless to say, my husband played a few times and won. :)

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I recieved these (above photos) awesome plush as a trade with sleepypikachu I love them, and my son has now claimed snorlax. Thanks so much for the trade! XD

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I received these as a trade from mizuhokusanagi. My son has also claimed Plusle as his sleeping buddy. I love the binder with my number one girl in there. Suicune. ^^ Along with my next in line Ninetales. 

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I am now in love with metal figures. I'm hoping to get more soonish (after all the eevee hullabaloo blows over and my wallet regains strength) These were from a couple community members, and I love them! Psyduck is my sons absolute favorite pokemon. ^^

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My last recent get. Aria Pokedoll from herar! I did not know how lovely she was going to be, had I known before I would have been sure to get some more merch of hers. ^^

There are a few other recent gets, but I will wait to highlight them with my collection update coming soonish.


Sculptures!

Now I'm not the best as I just started at the beginning of this month sculpting. So ANY tips, comments, advice are welcome!

First lets start with the sad story. I decided I wanted to make Wailord, as a Sir. More as a lord after. Anywho, I had just got him to how I really loved him, smooth and ready to prime to paint.

Now my son as helpful as he loves to be, decided that Wailord was finished or just looked like a ball. And basically was playing with him, and tossed him like a football. Thus, he was smashed and broken and all sad like. As seen below.

First, I was angry with all the work I had put in it. Wanting to give up and start over. Than the thought came where I didn't have much clay left. So a fix was best suited. I think he turned out better than he looked before. ^^
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Lord Wail and Sherlock Eevee.


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They are made of Sculpey original, and painted with acrylic paints.
Roughly about ~4-6inches 
I did my best to smooth them out, but hey I'm human and I dont have much patience smoothing something for hours. Thus I used sandpaper. It worked great I think! :D

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Lord Wail side view. 

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Lord Wail, other side without monocle.

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Top view of Lord Wail. I kind of messed up on the round thingys, but I'm trying to love the work I do and not scratch something because its not perfect. I'm learning! ^^

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Sherlock Eevee sideish view.

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Other side of Sherlock Eevee. His tail is not exactly smooth as it broke off before painting from my lovely child who wanted to help.

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Back of Sherlock Eevee.


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Last we have a mini snorlax. I got some colored clay and wanted to try to make a charm as other are so talented at making.

Problems with mini snorlax

1. My fingers can not seem to smooth him. Please help.

2. I sanded him to try to get my fingerprints out, which just ended up removing color from the clay. Thus I had to glaze him.

3. Making tiny parts are hard, or I just have big fingers who like to smash things. ^^

4. The glaze is kind of cracking. Is this normal?

Once again, ANY advice, feedback, tips, techniques are welcome! 

Thanks for checking out my post. ^_^

Tags: eevee, happiny, pikachu, plush, psyduck, snorlax, togepi, wailord
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