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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Tue Dec 23, 2014 1:38 pm

@Wilorvise wrote:
Maybe... depends on if I decide I'm brave enough to try shipping international...

Laughing Let me know some details, probably I am brave enough! Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:02 am

I'll let you know Roger. I think I want to play around with the paint a little more first now that I have some white... and probably seal it before I try doing any shipping...

Speaking of playing with paint... I tried painting a model. Thanks LeeAnn for the tips.

WIP - Bullyland Leopard
(yes, I know, I know, it has some glaring flaws.... especially the eyes/ face and that one side. I may try to get rid of the paint and restart if it gets too annoying...)






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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:51 am

Anyhow, as I said, WIP.  Fixed enough I feel like I won't have nightmares about trying to correct it. :) Hopefully.



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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Sun Dec 28, 2014 5:32 pm

Did you actually paint this one?! O.O Awesome work Laura! cheers cheers cheers Keep up the good work!

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:29 pm

Laura, that's a challenging work and it looks really nice! Very Happy That's it, keep working and you'll surprise yourself! Very Happy
Oh, that's kind from you trying to improve the painting of previous figure to be sure you will send the best possible to me, though, don't feel obliged or any pressure. You don't really have to send it although it would be a pleasure to own one of your works. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Tue Dec 30, 2014 11:53 am

I think you've done a really great repaint- especially for such a complex coat pattern Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:00 pm

Thanks all for the comments.

So, I tried repainting the fox since I have white now... It's coat is actually a little bit redder than the pictures show... sorry, choose the room with poor lighting for them.

Oh, yeah, I forgot to paint the black on the ears, so that's already noted for when i have a chance.  comments are welcome. :)












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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:48 pm

Phantastic work!!

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:19 pm

Great fox! May I suggest some lighter yellow patches, as on the real animal? Its all up to you of course, but it might look a bit more like the real animal, but it is also nice how it is, I don't want you to ruin it.
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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:24 pm

Hmmm... let me think on that Geospiza fortis.

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:07 pm

Cute fox! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:37 am

In the immortal words of my mother-in-law "leave the poor fox alone before you DO ruin it"

I may or may not have fiddled with it past where it was wise...
so, other than a sealant, I think it may be done...




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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Wed Dec 31, 2014 12:29 pm

I really like the fox too... Laura your little animals are getting better all the time cyclops Very good fox!

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:42 pm

Nice final product. The black on the ears made a huge difference.
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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:40 pm

Looking much more foxy now. Charming too! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Fri Jan 02, 2015 6:20 pm

Ugh.. Well, we shall see what happens in 24 hours, after my attempt at sealing it.... I'm not sure I'm good at following directions... esp. considering the best-ventilated area happens to be 30 F, not 70F  - I'll probably move it inside tonight after some of the fumes have dissipated. So  cross your fingers (also I accidentally didn't think and tried handling it...)

In the meantime, I did manage to seal the Bullyland Leopard repaint, who was randomly dubbed Elsa by my mother-in-law. Anyhow. Yeah, I know, the eyes aren't quite right. But it reached the point where more fiddling with them would just make them worse. :)




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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:35 pm

It looks very nice. Applause Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:00 pm

Awesome work Laura! And huge congratulations you sold her! cheers I think you've progressed as a repainter, if that's a word, a lot! This one looks so good cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:09 pm

I love how original and charming your models are. So full of character and charisma. Smile Great job!

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Sun Jan 11, 2015 7:09 am

Thanks everyone. :)

So, now that I've been told the repaint was met with at least a small degree of "nice" reaction, I feel I can share some pics. A good friend's son (7ish) just lost his doggy a few weeks back, so I tried to recreate "Patches" using the Papo golden lab and these pics:





"Patches" 2.0- not improved, but no feeding required:

(basically how face turned out, though the after photo was blurrier)




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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Sun Jan 11, 2015 7:40 am

Great job! I can that you have really progressed quite a lot  Applause Applause Applause
It looks great. Sorry to hear about your friends dog though Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:25 pm

Wonderful tribute, Laura! flower

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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:36 pm

Found a giraffe for a dollar at Target under name Toysmith. Still working on it but I think it's at least a mild improvement...maybe. gotta redo the head. As indicated by a sad son coming in and whine whine whining first thing about the color of the tongue... before I'd opened my eyes... it's ruined Wink




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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:20 pm

Wow, these last ones are really great! Nice work!
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PostSubject: Re: Not quite a model...    Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:57 am

Challenging project! Shocked Really exciting! bounce Very Happy

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