Friday, May 17, 2013
Finishing a bear
I was recently contacted by a collector who had a partially finished bear she was wondering if I could complete for her. Her mum had been making this amazing hot pink sparkle bear for her before she passed away. The photo below shows how far her mum had gotten. The body was sewn and jointed - it was just some stuffing, a face, ears attached and head jointed to the body that needed doing.
It was a pleasure to be able to finish this gorgeous bear off. She had been so well made that my job was very easy. And the fur was just divine. These photos really don't do the colour justice.
We gave her a pair of our hand painted glass eyes in a violet/pink tone, and scissor sculptured big puffy cheeks. She really is a gorgeous bear, and it was such an honour to be able to give her the last little bit of life she needed, and to finish the work that sadly was unfinished.