Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Finishes

Hello:)

Here are two of my finished projects.

First is the doll that I made for the Faberge Humpty Dumpty Challenge at Cloth Doll Artistry. He's got a bit of bling but I didn't want to overdo it. The fabric I used is vintage from the early 80's. His face is soft sculptured and his body has a Styrofoam Easter egg as a base.

According to the peanut gallery, he has a kind of Venetian, Beefeater, Tudor, Henry VIII thing going on....LOL





Secondly, here is the animal I made for the Steampunk Animal challenge at Cloth Doll Artistry. I wanted to call him Phineas Foxx but then I googled that name and it turns out that there is an editor of a Steampunk magazine with that name so I thought..... not a good idea.

So, perhaps Professor Frederick Foxx, Time Travel Specialist.....

He is primarily made of felt and faux fur fabric with a partial armature. He has his steampunkery super blaster, his time travel staff o' power, his metal waistcoat to protect him from errant time ray thingies and his nifty chronometer attached to his vest....oh, and his goggles:)









Both are One of A Kind creations designed by me. All photographs were taken by Sean Tate.

Linking up with The Needle & Thread Network today:)

Take care:)


21 comments:

Ron Anger said...

They are both wonderful!
Job well done!
"Humpty" is my favorite...sssshhhh, don't tell the professor! LOL :)

Twiglet said...

Oh so clever - I love Humpty best too!

Jan Conwell said...

How fun! They're wonderful.

Mrs A. said...

Words completely fail me. Artistry to perfection!!!! Hugs Mrs A.
p.s. The Professor has my vote.

elle said...

Frederick is pretty sharp looking but 'Henry' makes me smile.

Annie said...

What wonderful makes. Thanks for sharing them.
Hugs,
A x

Monika Kinner-Whalen / My Sweet Prairie said...

WOW WOW WOW and another WOW.

Those dimples are adorable! And I've been watching that foxy in progress. Beautiful!!
Thank you so much for linking up, and please add your name to the Feature Friday waitlist if you haven't already!

~Monika in Saskatoon

Katie said...

Oh Mary Ann, that fox is incredible!

Annette said...

such awsome detail ...... love them both

Kit Lang said...

the steampunk fox is amaaaaaaaazing! :)

Susan Being Snippy said...

I once aspired to dollmaking but quilts as usual won out... The Henry viii actually looks somewhat like an old friend of mine! Love both your creations but I guess I have that friendship link to henry...

Dolores said...

I love Foxx's vest and yes, Humpty does look Tudorish.
They are both marvelous. Thank you for sharing them.

Heather said...

Well arent these fun? So different but yet full of so much personality. You have a wonderful imagination and skill!

Sheila said...

They are both wonderful , great job!!

Linda said...

Love them both!

famfa said...

They are both amazingly wonderful. So very clever. My smallest thinks Frederick is a simply splendid name but loves your humpty. Well done clever lady. Ignore my comments on post about dolls . Just saw UNi of Nottingham !

Regina said...

Both dolls are wonderful, though I like best Mr. Steampunk Foxx. Your work is outstanding.

Rhissanna said...

Oh WOW! Just LOOK at these! The Faberge Humpty Dumpty (which is a brilliant concept for a challenge doll) has such an endearing face, with that smile and those dimples and I love his fancy gear and the little Tudor cap!
But Professor Foxx is simply breathtaking. I love how he stands and those hands you've made him, they look so real! The little Steampunk gun, and his goggles, oh my! You are a wonderfully talented person and these dolls show such creativity and detail and skill and some serious hard work! I am in awe!

Carol Creech said...

These are terrific! I love seeing the details and how you made them. Great stuff. I am glad to have found your blog through Artists in Blogland. I'll be following :)
Carol

Grandma Coco said...

I love them both. The details are what make them so cool. Would love to know how big they are....

Susan Zimmerman-Orozco said...

These are awe-inspiring! Thanks for visiting my Blog, BTW, at CLoth Doll Designs. I'm humbled!