I had this idea in mind my for a long time. I wanted to work on some bunnies inspired by my pet bunny, the cute Haiku who stood by me sadly just for 6 years.
It took me by surprise when she went away but this idea got stuck into my heard lingering until I’ve found a way to get it out.
Also I was planing for a while to try this new style in which I would hand stitch all the face elements. It’s so fun and it has endless possibilities and it also adds even more cuteness to my toys.
These balls of cuddling beauties, cotton-candy-honey-bunnies are the result.
It took me by surprise that this idea of making toys out of real people had such a good response through my customers.
I’m starting to get more and more orders and it gets more and more fun.
It’s pretty simple, I get few pictures of that person and I make a mini version of him or her, a funny soft toy that keeps some of that persons features and expression.
Basically I’m like a cartoon filter in a photo app 🙂
Ana did it and look how cool this Bearded Long Skinny Legs Hockey Fellow turned out to be! He will definitely rock that EA office!
Târgul de design a fost organizat în Piața Amzei, cu ocazia Street Delivery și a prezentat obiecte create de Studio Mud, De Ceramica, BumbagR, Ploosh, PATZAIKIN, Eyecandy Monsters, Woodlens eyewear, Woodish, EcoSocial Atelier, Moogu Contemporary Jewellery, SKIN DEEP, Square Art Studio, dar și o selecție făcută de Giftshop-ul The Institute.
Printr-un parteneriat semnat cu Administrația Piețelor Sector 1, The Institute va derula anul acesta un program susținut de evenimente și manifestări cultural-artistice și de promovare a antreprenorilor din industrii creative, menit să contribuie la reinventarea și revitalizarea spațiului Pieței Amzei și la reintroducerea acestuia în circuitul urban și în atenția publicului larg.
Toate aceste activități se vor derula sub numele Amzei Market Makers, și în efortul de a-și atinge obiectivele asumate, The Institute se bucură de parteneriatul demarat în 2014 cu ING Bank, prin care sunt încurajate atât antreprenoriatul creativ din România, cât și dezvoltarea urbană cu ajutorul energiei și resurselor industriilor culturale și creative.
Sursa fotografii : The Institute si fotografii personale
Every time I receive a specific order I meet some challenges for the first time. Almost 99% of the times, some cool solutions comes out of them, something I could have not found if I wasn’t asked for that specific feature.
I feel so lucky that such requests come my way that make me discover new characters in my monstrous garden of possible ideas.
These cute monstrous girls are fresh form the oven!
After making a lot of long leg fellows, some with beanies and some with big beards, I’ve decided it’s time for some girls!
First I’ve made a custom order for Manuela, the fairy looking gymnast and since the next order came with a special request to use a lot of pink, I’ve made these two cute sisters.
Girls are some crazy but oh, so fun!
The latest order I’ve received was so fun for me to work on. I had to experiment with new solutions and I had to work having in mind two characters I know for a long time.
These two characters I have to make were presents for a couple of father and daughter, Manuel and Manuela – the fairy-red-hair-gymnast.
Her mother ordered the two characters that were supposed to look a bit like the real characters but they still had be toys that are first of all fun toys, keeping just few characteristics of the real person.
Here they are, Manuel and Manuela, father and daughter.