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"Tobi and Jada" by Dawn D Davidson

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A new setting for my faery friends. They lost their tree in the backyard in the last hurricane, and begged to come live inside. So I took the opportunity to snap a better pic of them, while they were getting used to their new surroundings. Tobi is the curious one, and his sister Jada more cautious.

I love to sculpt, though I don't get much time for it. These are done with Sculpey III polymer clay, and accessorized randomly. I am particularly proud of the hair on Jada, which I painstakingly created by threading old barbie hair a strand at a time into a tiny wig. (Nice, but probably won't ever try it again!) If they stood up they'd be about 8 inches tall.

For those who ask, I would be very willing to do these kinds of things on commission. Email me.

3 Dec 2004:-) Dani Smith
I'm sure it's a fairy's version of 'pull my finger'...

Okay, bad BAD joke, sorry. But it's really good-and you should do the hair like that every SINGLE TIME! Heh... ^.^ I'm sure the hours you put into this (and hours and hous) totally make the mod's choice to you, maybe, let's say... "Well, DUH!"

1 Dawn D Davidson replies: "Oh wow, I never thought of that before! Bad joke, but funny."
3 Dec 200445 Galleddrim
Hey, Dawn!
Great job, and congrats on the mods choice. Keep up the good work. Will catcha later.

3 Dec 200445 Gordie Heetebrij
Very cute little peoples you have there. Can i ask how you take a picture of something so small without casting a shadow? My pics suck 8

12 Dawn D Davidson replies: "Well...I use my digi camera on macro setting with NO FLASH - camera flashes make beastly shadows, so you have to provide another really bright light source to keep your camera from flashing if it's automatic. "
3 Dec 2004:-) Stephanie 'Pegacorna' Small
This is amazing. I don't know how to do sculpture kind of stuff. Great Job! Congrats on mods choice!
6 Dec 200445 Patti
Wow... very nice.
I just started working with Sculpey III polymer clay...
I can make a decent snowman! Heh... yea, I'm learning...
(I'm trying to make a dragon [or winged lizard... not quite sure]... he's sitting behind me unfinished right now...)
Really amazing work. I don't know how anyone could have enough patients to do all that.
So cute...
16 Jan 200545 Shadowarabian
Oh My!
I thought this was a picture when i first saw them. They are sooo cute!!! Wonderful Job!!!! Very artistic!!!
16 Jan 2005:-) Raquel C. Carneiro
I love making little fairies with Sculpy too! Mine are very simplistic little fae babies, curled up inside acorns, and I glue found objects, twigs, dried leaves, birch bark, moss, etc.
What doyou use for the eyes? Are they painted on or do you use tiny glass eyes?

:-) Dawn D Davidson replies: "I use glass beads with the eyes painted on, since I haven't found anyone who makes glass eyes small enough. It's not the best system; they look better in this pic than they do up close, but it's the best I've managed to come up with so far. For really tiny fairies, plain black beads work well to give them that pupil-less, feral Froudish look."
5 Jun 200545 Quiet and shy
Cuties! I have a great fondness for sculptures. Mine are "cute," but I'd rather "realistic and cute" like these, if you know what I mean. The girl one is especially wonderful. ^_^

Are the eyes glass? I can't figure out where to get glass eyes that don't suddenly drain me of money >_<.

:-) Dawn D Davidson replies: "Glass beads, with eyes painted on. It is annoying that real glass eyes are so expensive, but I haven't found any this size, anyway."
26 Jan 200645 Keeper of the Marshmallows
*sighs and shakes head* Anyone who can do this has definately got my respect, ten times over! Wow. Wow! Wow. *walks away dazedly, still shaking head in amazement and saying "wow" spontaneously* (What is a mods choice? Whatever it is, I'm sure you deserve it! WOW.)
7 Dec 2008:-) Sherri L. White
They are so well done they look real and alive ! I love their expresive faces and their poses are perfect !!! Just frelling wow !!!
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'Tobi and Jada':
 • Created by: :-) Dawn D Davidson
 • Copyright: ©Dawn D Davidson. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Clay, Faeries, Faery, Fairies, Fairy, Fay, Figurine, Figurines, Polymer, Sculpey, Sculpt, Sculpture
 • Categories: Faery, Fay, Faeries
 • Techniques: Sculpture, Clay, Pottery, etc
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2004-12-02 11:35:50
 • Submitted: 2004-11-16 00:01:45
 • Views: 5253
 • Resolution: 504x607

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