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23 December 2009 @ 07:16 pm
Weeping Angel Tree Topper  
I unpacked my tree angel about a month ago and just couldn't put her on top of my tree.

She's been upgraded. :)





I started out with a cheap doll from Michaels.

First, I pulled her legs off. :)

Then I attached her torso to a cardboard tube (also from Michaels) with some Mighty Putty (again, Michaels).

Step One

I cut her arms at the elbows, bent them and attached them to her face with epoxy. The other ends, I epoxied (and then later covered and re-sculpted elbows in Mighty Putty). I then cut off the rest of her hair.

Step Two

Then I cut some foam from a sheet (Michaels) and made wings. I attached these to her back with epoxy (Home Depot).

(picture didn't make it, sorry)

I then took Paper Clay (Michael's -- Thanks Gen!!) and modeled her dress, hair and the details on her wings.

Step Three

Lastly, I painted her with Valspar's 'Stone' spray paint.

Step Four

And now she's on my tree!

Step Five
 
 
Current Location: Albuquerque, NM
Current Mood: artisticartistic
 
 
 
Oceanographeroceanographer on December 24th, 2009 02:17 am (UTC)
that is such a cool idea! Wonderful job!
Nikki: Doctormystico_tala on December 24th, 2009 02:18 am (UTC)
Creeeeeeeepy :) DON'T BLINK.
Very awesome. I want one so bad now!
Traveling in Time and Space, you and Isnakewhissperer on December 24th, 2009 02:18 am (UTC)
oh wow! that is truly an inspiration !
penwiper337penwiper337 on December 24th, 2009 02:20 am (UTC)
LOVE it! What a great idea and execution!
Lisa Moulton: Don't blink!gigs_83 on December 24th, 2009 02:21 am (UTC)
Awesome idea!
darker_onedarker_one on December 24th, 2009 02:21 am (UTC)
That's awesome! But I would be creeped out to look at my Christmas tree if I had one.
The Space Viking: Angels have the phone boxashestothestars on December 24th, 2009 02:22 am (UTC)
Wow. Awesome idea!
dinogrl: I see that!dinogrl on December 24th, 2009 02:23 am (UTC)
Nice Job!
You should send one to Steven Moffat!
eve11eve11 on December 24th, 2009 02:26 am (UTC)
awesome.
Pammartinsnewteeth on December 24th, 2009 02:31 am (UTC)
That angel topper is the bomb!
ring ring hookeri_said_boourns on December 24th, 2009 02:34 am (UTC)
that is SO cool! :D
Gayle: craveainabarad_iconstpeej on December 24th, 2009 02:54 am (UTC)
That is cool. I love it. I think you are smarter then Pinky!
Pornograffwr anfad ydw i.invisible_lift on December 24th, 2009 03:04 am (UTC)
Okay, so this? Is totally the true meaning of Christmas. Yes.
GummiPandagummipanda on December 24th, 2009 03:08 am (UTC)
FANTASTIC!
The Cleaverage: tardiskel_reiley on December 24th, 2009 03:10 am (UTC)
CREEPY AWESOME!!!