Monday, 17 February 2014

Wedding pillow

This pillow was Andrea's wedding surprise for her husband on their wedding day :-) The drawing was made by their friends' little boy Bennet (5).

Párpárna Németországba, esküvői ajándéknak.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

'Hello Frodo' or 'Kitty, the Hobbit'

I couldn't decide which working title to use for this project... You can choose whichever you like :-)

The softie is for a girl, who once asked me to turn his boyfriend into a softie. Oh no, no, it wasn't black magic, the boy is alive and in good health!:) What's more, now it was his turn to ask me to make this design in 3D for his girlfriend's birthday. The only change I had to make was kitty-hair - it had to look more like real Frodo's hair in he movie.

It must be the best-dressed kitty hobbit in the world, he has two sets of garment. I suppose he could use one on weekdays, one at the weekends. Or he can mix the two colours!

kitty on the catwalk
 A szilvesztert vele töltöttem, jó társaság volt, békén hagyta az ünnepi italom. A tűpárnát pedig az intelmeknek megfelelően távol tettem magamtól, nehogy üzemi baleset érjen. (Mármint, hogy mámoros állapotban nehogy összeszurkáljam magam a sok különböző méretű tűvel!) Hello Frodonak január végére Kanadába kellett érkeznie, és a megrendelő őrülten izgult, hogy időben odaér-e, ezért lett belőle szilveszteri mulatság. Odaért!

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Usagi, the little panda

 Chris is a nice guy for several reasons. He has had this old panda for about 13! years - they have travelled to 4 continents and gone on numerous hikes together. Chris and his girlfriend were celebrating their 5th anniversary not long ago, and he wanted to give a special gift to her. This was the idea he came up with, a little replica of the old plushie to remind her of the times already spent together. There was one little change I was asked to do: to make Usagi II stuffier than his older brother.
I loved how extremely precise Chris was when giving me the necessary details of Usagi, the old panda: he said Usagi was 15.1 cm tall! Not a millimeter shorter or taller :-) Guys are great :-)  I also got a photo of the two panda guys - it was quite embarrassing to see them together... in my mind they are so real and unreal at the same time...

p.s. I have a dinner invitation from Chris in Hawaii - all I need now is someone who would like to invite me for a flight ticket...:-)

proof of youth

old and young
Ifjú panda Hawaii-ra - direkt van jobb húsban, mint idősebb rokona.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Bunny with butterfly wings

I love Finnish animals - their design is very sophisticated!
I've already turned a Finnish giraffe into a softie, and now it was 4-year-old Meea's bunny, that enchanted me. I had a very precise despcription of the details from her mom, and we discussed the question of arms as well. As usual, the artist was asked about the problem:

"I asked about the arms earlier and Meea said: "Mom, she is holding them behind her!" (And looked me like the way little girls do, when moms and dads are asking stupid questions.) So it would be nice to have them back there. :)"

There are softies that are a bit more difficult to let go... I loved the bunny, I loved the way I had to handstitch all her little spots, I loved making the little portrait on her T-shirt...

self-portrait on the T-shirt

Kétéltű finn nyuszi: otthonos földön és levegőben is.