So as far as Christmas DIY's go, this one is acceptably anti-horrid (seriously, what is WITH that red & green?? It's just weird.) and most importantly, cheap. Granny Corner approves of cheap. Also jewellery, GC really, really believes in that.
Time to bring all the bits I've made together: the diorama/gallery style displays and the maquette/mini sculptures. Results! Read More
THIS chapter is about making the jolly little balsa wood sculpture pieces to inhabit my dioramas. And this is a really interesting chapter too. Read More
Wondering how to gild with imitation gold leaf? Here I'll take you through gilding a canvas, ready for use as the base/background for an artwork... Read More
My Little Pony. Sure you know it!
Making a customised pony? Oh yeah.
...It's a whole sub-culture out there people, do try & keep up.
See, as I'm a model-maker/sculptor at heart, this project was an irresistible lure as I found myself embroiled in Pony-world via two unexpected sources...
Paper Dolls: make them stand up. Here's a tutorial on making my flat folding stand... Read More
Last post showed making the folders themselves. Now, onto furnishing them with the cool gear... Read More
Paper Dolls in stylish folders, containing the doll on a folding stand as well as all their clothes! Many designer outfits! Yay! Read More