I pig you not!

in theterminal •  last month 

One of the regrets that I had moving in to Australia is leaving all my charms and trinkets behind. I had been here for more than a year now and, though I kept claying, I have really never gotten into making new charms for me.

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Its really hard to conceptualize my charms because, I do have a preference- something not so common. To start my Australian collection, I decided to make kawaii pigs.

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Another first in this post is that instead of showing you guys how to make one charm, I did 2 charms instead! Both pigs! Don't get too excited.

I started with these:

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Attach the head and the body.

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The eye pin is used as an eye pin (apparently!) and as a reinforcement to support the head and the body.

Attach the ears and snout then do some simple detailing.

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Let's start making the flower.

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Add some detail then attach to the pig.

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Bake. I painted the eyes. I had had enough stressing over it so, I painted it after it cooled down from the baking.

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And you'll have something that looks like this.

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For the second pig, I just wanted to recreate something that I made before.

Here is the link folks. It also talks about the process how I made the cup.

https://steempeak.com/payitforward/@nurseanne84/naughty-cat-x-3

Basically, making pig # 2 is the same as making pig # 1 apart from the size.

I baked piggy and I mixed UV resin with some soft brown pastel.

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I cured it with my UV torch.

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And I came up with something that looks like this.

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I painted the eyes to come up with this.

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Sideways.

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So there you have it folks. First official members of my Australian charm collection! More to come!

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Very nice and sweet little piggies. Beautiful work, @nurseanne84! 🤗

thanks @Trincowski! You can make these into earrings/ pendants/ whatever you wanted it to...... that's what's so special about charms! hahahahha