UrsulaV (ursulav) wrote,
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The Further Adventures of Artemis Thing

The Art Thing is now known as Artemis Thing, because...err...it wasn't an Arthur.

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Paint got added! A lot of PITT pen, some acrylic paint in Unbleached Titanium, Titanium White, and Transparent Raw Sienna.

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Angus would like to assist in this process.

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Artemis Thing gets a leather tunic. I soaked it first---it's vegetable tanned leather---and then shaped it over the body and tied it in place. There are undoubtedly going to be rubber band marks on the final leather, but I'm okay with that. I like the natural leather color, but will probably want to add a little paint to play it up--or I'll suddenly decide to paint it red or something

I, uh, have no idea if I can get the leather off once it's dry, but I'll try. It's a really thin gauge leather that I bought on accident, so it's nice to get some use out of it.

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My plan all along is to make this a wall-mounted piece---I don't really know what to do with dolls and there's no way it'll stand up on its own. So I put a board up on my easel and stuck a nail in it and hung the Art Thing so that I had some idea how it was going to work on the wall.

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