Monday, May 4, 2009

Making eyes and a new Bear

I know these eyes don't look the best but they were still wet when I took the pictures.

I have always uses wool alone for the eyes , but since many times making polymer sculpted fairies I would make my eyes in insert on the dolls, I decided to try it out and I can tell you that I *really* like the end results.

Last night I spent over 5 hours making my new bear. I was only able to make his head because when I needle felt I like to add thin layers at a time to allow the final sculpture to be very firm.

I made many sculptures that were much softer than what I do now , but is like .... improving... it is very hard when a needle felted artist felts a sculpture firmly , to go back to soft... at least that is the case with me. I will upload his progress.... I thought to make a fish to go with him. This will be a fairytale bear and he will be holding a hand full of worms. A gift to Mr. fish.
I Like to think that this will be a * Covenant of Peace* between these two.* grin*


Joanna Thomas said...

What an amazing head Patricia! I am so impressed! I can't wait to see him finished!

Patricia Cabrera said...

Thank you Joanna, so much.

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