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:

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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.

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

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

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The last modelling step was to add eyes and details.

And then I painted and added varnish:

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Last step is shipping!

Owl as Christmas tree ornament

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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:

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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