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PostSubject: Custom female Kudu   Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:57 am

We bought a batch of Lineol animals, including a Giraffe, Tiger and Red Deer Hind, which had no heads. (They had ben cut off cleanly ... we wonder, what DID the owner do with them?)

Lesley has made the Red Deer Hind into a mate for our old Schleich Kudu Bull -

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:12 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:59 pm

Very nicely done, congratulations on the pair!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:48 pm

It´s really beautiful! COngratulations!

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:06 pm

"Kudu's" to you : )
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:21 am

It's wonderfully done Lesley! Thanks for sharing Sue cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:45 am

They are SO lovely !

Gosh, who would cut the heads off their presious old figueres, - it takes all sorts, as they say in English, I think Suspect

It seems we got one more artist in the group of fantastic artist cheers
Thanks for sharing, - I would love to see more of your figueres, please, please Very Happy

So you two have a real Animal rescue Centre Very Happy sunny flower

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:25 am

What a beauty ^_^ I believe I have seen the headless Giraffe after her make over, Lesley's work is fantastic !
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:49 am

I know who did it affraid

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:15 am

Very nice model of female kudu! Congratulations Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:54 am

Thank you, everyone! I like to turn badly damaged animals into creatures that Schleich, Lineol, etc., never made. I can add little bits, cast missing pieces in plaster, and paint them ... but there are people on this forum who can model beautiful animals from scratch!

I salute them!! I do not have that sort of courage!!!

(For the she-Kudu, I plaster-cast the face from a complete Red Deer Hind, and so only had to model the ears and the fringes, then paint.)

Yes, Rio has seen the picture of the Giraffe with his new head. I made him reach up to feed from a high branch, but I have not quite managed to hide the join across his neck. Here he is -

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Susanne, yes, I think maybe someone used the heads to make hunting trophies for a dolls' house.....

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:34 am

Hey Rio,
What line is the tiger(in the snow) in your "profile pic" from?
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:31 pm

Very well done Lesley and Sue! Very Happy
I know the Lineol red deer hind very well, and i do own the giraffe.
You made beautifull models out of the damaged ones! cheers
I think, the female kudu resambles the animal very good!
Nice job! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:45 pm

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Laughing Rolling Eyes

lol! bom rendeer bom lol!

Eh Norbert , you shouldn't do it!Sad :afraid:

Seriously, someone is buying two different models from the same animal, damaged in different parts, to make a collage and sell it to our Willy! 
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:47 pm

Probably Willy would buy it, if he didn't knew so much brands and models from its head, haha. Wink
But some customized models are welcome too of course! elephant

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:56 pm

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Probably Willy would buy it, if he didn't knew so much brands and models from its head, haha. Wink
But some customized models are welcome too of course! elephant

You are a King! king cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:04 pm

Haha, yes i am.... king
In my country, in my hometown, in my street, in my house mainly, because i live alone in this house, haha Laughing geek
My queen lives in her own house... queen scratch

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:27 pm

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Haha, yes i am.... king
In my country, in my hometown, in my street, in my house mainly, because i live alone in this house, haha Laughing geek
My queen lives in her own house... queen scratch

Maybe too much figures Willy! There's no space for a Queen!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:44 pm

How I missed that topic scratch

It's great, you saved an old model and a lonely kudu cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Thu Jul 21, 2011 6:15 pm

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Haha, yes i am.... king
In my country, in my hometown, in my street, in my house mainly, because i live alone in this house, haha Laughing geek
My queen lives in her own house... queen scratch

Maybe too much figures Willy! There's no space for a Queen!

There is always space for a queen!
But if she wants to live in a zoo is a different story... Rolling Eyes Laughing Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:43 pm

lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:59 am

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How I missed that topic scratch

It's great, you saved an old model and a lonely kudu cheers

thank you for reviving this thread or i would not have seen the lovely Kudus.

They are so beautiful! And the giraffe too!

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PostSubject: Re: Custom female Kudu   Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:00 am

Thank you, Carolynn! Glad you like her.

We love to reclaim broken animals.

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