Our show "Calm or Crazy" was held in November 2017.
The votes have been tallied and the winners of the "Calm or Crazy" show are on display below.
Congratulations to them all and a huge thank you to everyone who participated and voted. A special thankyou goes to all the wonderful artists who put so much into their creations.
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|1st Place||Little Miss Verde Rose||Bearwildered Modern Heirloom Bears||Little Miss Verde Rose is a 10cm tall hand sewn bear made from hand dyed German mohair with English glass eyes. She is filled with stainless steel shot and polyfill. Her nose is hand embroidered and finished with my special pigment resin. She sits atop of her own matching pedestal adorned with her own beautiful felt hat and matching handbag|
|2nd Place||Juniper||GiggleSprinkle Bears||39.5cms (15.5 inches) standing Juniper is made with a combination of long pile dense aplaca for her face and body and a gorgeous hand dyed long, wavy mohair for her arms, legs and ears. She has been extensively scissor sculpted to get those super cute chubby cheeks. She looks out through black english glass eyes and her nose is hand-embroidered in DMC perle cotton. She is jointed with lock nuts in her legs and wobble jointed arms and head. She is stuffed with polyfill and weighted with stainless steel shot to give her a nice weight. Juniper has trapunto style feet which have been lightly shaded with pastels. Her face has also been airbrushed with Copic markers. Juniper also wears a big key pendant with faux crystals around her neck.|
|3rd Place||Шуша||Little Bubbles(Marina)||Hedgehog sewn entirely by hand according to my pattern of two kinds of German plush,hedgehog mohair,10 cotter pins,gasket synthetic fluff and steel granulate,all paws,fingers and a reinforced mouth,nose manual molding.Cap is connected with me from a children's yarn,is removed.The baby sits,stands alone without support.|
|4th Place||Dominic||Natalia Petelina Collectible Teddy Bears||Dominic was created as a symbol of the year 2018 - the year of the Dog. It can be a great gift for your lonely and beloved person. Dominiс - a realistic puppy and created from photos of puppies, completely my author's template, the only copy of the OOAC. Size 35 cm in full height (14 inches) and 27 cm sitting. Created from French Tissavel fur, ears and paw pads from imitation suede. Throughout the body, from head to tail, a skeleton passes, it can make half-turns of the head and slopes, like a living puppy. All fastenings on cotter pins. All paws are reinforced, they can bend in elbows and joints. Combined stuffing "live effect" - natural sheep wool, mineral granulate, holofayber. Glass eyes frame the eyelids, the nose is fashioned from polymer clay, baked. Tinted with artistic paints and pastels. The tongue is made of soft artificial suede, can take a different shape, be pulled out of the mouth and shoved back inside. The Christmas cap is made of velvet fabric and fleece.|