A wolf being made

As I mentioned in my earlier post I got an order for an owl and a wolf. I documented the making of the wolf, and thought I would share it with you.
Here goes:


At first I used a Styrofoam ball that I cut in half, and then used wallpaper adhesive and part of an empty toilet roll to shape the nose. The Styrofoam ball part was also covered in paper clay.


More toilet roll parts were used to shape the ears, and I added paper clay around the nose part to smooth it out.


Then I covered the ears with paper clay, and shaped the nose a bit further.


The last modelling step was to add eyes and details.

And then I painted and added varnish:




Last step is shipping!


Owl as Christmas tree ornament


I got an order for making an owl and a wolf, and started out with the owl. I modelled it based on owl pictures that, for some reason or the other, caught my attention.
(Well, to be precis, before modelling it I made its eyes and beak from polymer clay.)

Then I painted it:




It did not turn out as the happiest owl in the world, but it does match the angry snowman in the background. I have not attached screw eye to the owl yet, and I will ask the buyer if she want me add shiny varnish, but otherwise I consider it done.

First sale on Etsy!

julgranskula_05_litenI created an Etsy shop two weeks ago, and am filling it up with Christmas ornaments as I make them. It is quite time consuming to make one though, so there are not so many yet. I got three snowmen and a cat so far. Up until this morning I also had a pig, but today I made my first sale!
This sour piggy was the first one to leave the nest. I dropped it off at the post office, and am hoping for an uneventful trip. Bye piggy!

Here is my shop: Dockisar