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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Personal Challenge doll

Warning if you don't want to look at weird looking curvaceous bodies then look away!!!

I am doing the Personal Challenge doll in Sherry's group. I sewed the body parts and wanted the legs bent so that I could make the doll sit. Until I started to assemble the parts I didn't realise that to make the legs fit in a sitting position I would have had to alter the body a bit or have the legs in standing position. Since I wanted to avoid making a stand for the doll I didn't want  straight legs. I joined the parts anyway and you can see how hilarious the doll looks.

So I decided that I would sculpt her body! Having no experience in doing a sculpt I just did what I thought was right and you can see the results down. Everytime I look at it I want to laugh lol! Oh well I think it will have to do. It is becoming a real challenge for me just because I wanted her to sit down lol!
Even Choc has a chuckle now and then looking at her. Bye the way he insisted on being in the picture.

14 comments:

  1. Hey, I think you found a creative way to solve your problem! By the time you costume her, she'll another one of your marveous dolls. How clever you are ;)

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  2. Oh, Shashi - she looks really good. I never even thought of making mine seated - what a great idea.
    I, too, am hoping that the decoupage will cover a lot of sins.

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  3. Well she looks great already! I'll look forward to seeing her finished. I'm sure she'll be terrific!

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  4. wow, this is cool and she is big too.

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  5. Wow I would love to have a body like that--smile--
    She looks so great, I will return to se her finished.
    Dorthe

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  6. wohoo that what this challenge is all about learning to use paperclay to fix the cloth body and this is perfect i love her

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  7. What's wrong with her? She'll be great when she has clothes...or even decoupage..or whatever.... looking forward to the progression....

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  8. Love the pose! Nice body. Can't wait to see her face.

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  9. You would never know she wasn't meant to sit Shashi. I know her face will be magical - can't wait to see it!

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  10. I think you took the challenge to heart and did a fabulous job of fixing her up! She's going to look wonderful when she's finished!

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  11. Dear Shashi, I love what you're doing with this doll! :)

    Thank you so much for your thoughtful comments and emails over the past week - and for the package you sent, too. I owe you a long-delayed email of thanks. Big hugs.

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  12. She looks great to me already Shashi! I just know that she is going to turn out really beautiful!
    Hugs
    Nicola

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  13. She reminds me of Madonna for some reason!!
    Can't wait to see her finished.....

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