« Stuffing and some other stuff | Main | Virginia the rag-wolf »

September 04, 2010

The Forest Friends

Forest Friendsfrom left to right: Virginia, Samantha and Bearnice

This terrific trio are the Forest Friends, my pieces for the Plush You! Seattle show opening later this autumn.

I had fun designing and making these three. Thank you once again to everyone who helped me pick a theme for them! Inspired by the sketchy look of my rag-snowflakes, I wanted a looser, more cartoony feel for these three Rag Pets too, so the details of their dresses were drawn free hand, and are all a bit mismatched and lopsided. I also went with an almost monochromatic colour scheme, so each dress closely matches the colour of it's wearer. I didn't stick to my original designs all the way though, as Samantha (née Reynard) had a sex change in the middle of it all and became a girl fox instead of the boy fox I had originally made!

Bye bye!

The Forest Friends are (according to tracking) now in New York being sorted on their way towards Seattle and exciting new adventures!

Comments

The comments to this entry are closed.

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
https://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00e54f87881688330133f38566e7970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The Forest Friends:

Rag Pets by Eerika Valkonen

Eerika lives in Helsinki, Finland and makes Rag Pets. They're 100% handmade and filled with rags, love and personality.

You too can get yourself an adorable Rag Pet! Enter the Pet Shop »

Email: kitty@ragpets.com

Visit my Twitter

www.flickr.com
This is a Flickr badge showing public items from Kitty Vane tagged with ragpets. Make your own badge here.