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Cocktail Time! my latest project started...
finkdaddy
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Joined: May 11, 2004
Posts: 2061
From: Wisconsin
Posted: 2008-02-26 3:38 pm   Permalink

Boy, I haven't checked in here in a while and I'm amazed at all of the great work being done lately!
I started this hula girl in another thread, but I haven't picked her up since before Christmas.
Since then I've decided to use her in another way. I'm going to make a wall clock!

Here is the idea my daughter helped me sketch out. The clock will be a bit larger and I haven't decided if I will use a clock face or put the numbers right on the surface. Also I think the bamboo frame will be thinner. I think the background will be a solid burnt orange color, but I will probably change my mind on that too.

Here again is the rough sketch of the girl.

I'm a bit further along than this pic would show.


And lastly, my 6 year old, Brendan, heard me talking about this project and decided to give me his own version on a post-it note!


I'm hoping to get this finished sooner than later, I've been really slacking lately.
If anyone is interested in purchasing this, let me know right away and I can make sure the background will be a color or design of your liking.

Mahalo for looking!
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congatiki
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Joined: Jun 01, 2004
Posts: 2449
From: wisconsin northwoods
Posted: 2008-02-26 3:48 pm   Permalink

This is a better place with Finkdaddy. Nice to see you again and the
clock is a cool idea.


 
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seeksurf
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Joined: Sep 27, 2007
Posts: 2144
From: Buckley, WA
Posted: 2008-02-26 3:54 pm   Permalink

Sweet beans! your keeping improving this concept.
Love your little girls drawing.
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FreddieBallsomic
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Joined: Aug 08, 2005
Posts: 628
Posted: 2008-02-26 4:13 pm   Permalink

I love this line of pendants your doin' up, Finkster. Ultra original, Ultra cool~

 
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Benzart
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Joined: Jan 09, 2004
Posts: 10358
From: Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Posted: 2008-02-27 8:31 pm   Permalink

Finky, It's About Time you showed back up and with such a beauty. With her I guess you'll be forgiven but if you had shown up empty handed/ I.. dunno! SHe looks Great. HAppy Happy
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hewey
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Joined: Sep 14, 2004
Posts: 4278
From: Sydney, Australia
Posted: 2008-02-28 12:47 am   Permalink

Looking sweet Finky, and about bloody time you were posting again!
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Clarita
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Joined: Sep 26, 2006
Posts: 1281
From: BA Arg
Posted: 2008-02-28 06:03 am   Permalink

Oh cool!

 
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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1228
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2008-02-28 09:27 am   Permalink

Looks like another fantastic design. Love the sketches by your kids! You got a talented brood over there.

 
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harro
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Joined: Sep 05, 2005
Posts: 681
From: Australia / Argentina
Posted: 2008-02-29 09:41 am   Permalink

great to see the return of this sleek and sexy character, in yet another new and different form.

look forward to more pics!!


 
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