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Sour Girl

Why so sour, Sour Girl

https://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/sour-girl • Posted by Azraels Requiem

Anyone out there every been dressed up for a holiday by your parents and just hated it? Well so does sour girl. I went into this without a concrete idea for what I wanted to make. All I knew was that I wanted to make something with big black eyes but not necessarily sinister.

You will need

Project Budget
Cheap

Time

8 h 00

Difficulty

Nice & Simple
Medium 2010 12 059523.25.23 1292029204

Description

Anyone out there every been dressed up for a holiday by your parents and just hated it? Well so does sour girl. I went into this without a concrete idea for what I wanted to make. All I knew was that I wanted to make something with big black eyes but not necessarily sinister.

Instructions

  1. Small 2010 11 289518.23.16 1292029780

    Alright heres a plastic ball, just an ordinary ornament that's outlived its usefulness. I drew a line with a sharpie so the eyes would be straight then drilled a hole for each eye.

  2. Small 2010 11 289518.31.03 1292030027

    I drill two small holes and use whats know as a deburrer to slowly increase its size because I want it to be a tight fight so no or less glue is required. You could always use an exacto blade and be extra careful.

  3. Small 2010 11 289518.43.56 1292030196

    Time to flesh it out with a little clay, this is your base where you build on your features, or you could just press in some details now for a simple face :)

  4. Small 2010 11 289519.38.29 1292030331

    I gave her plump little checks and a little scowl. Use a damp cloth or paintbrush to clean any clay off of the eyes because the grit in the clay may mess with the eyes shininess.

  5. Small 2010 11 299502.35.16 1292030556

    Here she is with paint.

  6. Small 2010 12 049514.52.08 1292030677

    Having much success with my Edgar Allan Poe dolls hair I decided to make hers in the same way. I started with the back of her head, then added the top and indented some parts. NOTE: indent not cut it will shrink a lot, also don't be frugal use a good amount and a tad on the thick side because it will tear and crack as it dries, thicker means it won't pull away so much. Don't be discouraged please experiment.

  7. Small 2010 12 059520.40.26 1292031174

    A nice "carroty" orange and brown will make a nice auburn color. Mostly orange and add brown until the desired depth in color is reached but feel free to use whatever color you like.

  8. Small 2010 12 059520.57.43 1292031430

    I painted a block of balsa, drilled arm and leg holes and glued in some wire.

  9. Small 2010 12 059521.51.43 1292031584

    I carved legs with an exacto blade and chose to leave them roughly hewn as opposed to sanding them smooth, just for a change of pace. The quarter is there for scaling

  10. Small 2010 12 059523.25.23 1292031775

    Here she is assembled but not finished, I want to add little antlers and a bell and make her base a little present. Merry Christmas everyone :)