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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:50 pm 
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update...1-22-2019...

all five pieces have been hot glued to painting stick handles and given several coats of white primer...now they're off to the paint shop...

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howard...


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Now the magic happens!


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update...1-29-2019...

the Santa and the first four elves are finished...there will be more elves later...a few of the same pose but "flipped" and possibly a couple of more poses...new color combinations as well...

howard...


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:02 pm 
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I like the personalities showing through in the faces.


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Me as well!


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Job well done Howard! The elves look like they're ready for another holiday season! :mrgreen:


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The elf with his arms up looks like he should be holding a Christmas present! Love them..
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GREAT stuff, Howard!


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update...4-19-2019...

four elves were not quite enough so here are three more profiles...i'm going to paint them with different color clothing for more variety and contrast to the first four which were basically red and green...

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Love the new elves!!


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