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Big Build Tuesday
« on: December 11, 2020, 04:42:02 PM »
I'm calling this big build Tuesday, for me I helped on Tuesday and Wednesday but for David Crofts it was a big five day pre build.
This might be the biggest pre build David has ever done. It was for a Pop Video that was filmed on Thursday of this week.

I will start adding my pictures tomorrow from the build tomorrow.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2020, 02:44:52 PM »
Here we go with the start of the build pictures. I had to make two larger than life size people.
I did not take too many of the faces as I built.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2020, 02:48:46 PM »
These are the legs for the man, we were going for the modern tight leg look.
His chest section needed to be kept small as we were going to weave a jacket over the top of his upper body.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2020, 12:52:47 PM »
Seeing if the head was going to be proportioned OK.
The body we keep thinner as the design will have a jacket added to add the bulk to the top section.

Sorting out a shoe for the man.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2020, 05:23:34 PM »
Body coming along, then it was onto making the man's head.
We sent the client about 10 face variations and these are the two they went for.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2020, 05:28:57 PM »
And the woman's face. Then we have the finished legs for the lady and the first shoe made.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2020, 10:07:07 AM »
Shoes added and then onto the body section. It's difficult with the all Black colour to get definition.
I think we got the look of the top overhanging the trousers, well that is what I was going for.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2020, 10:08:21 AM »
Trying to give her some body shape and chest. Then onto the arms.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2020, 10:45:36 AM »
Making the hands, needed to make the female hands a little smaller so used all 160's except for the thumb.
We needed a selection of flowers so made a few so the client could choose the ones the preferred.
Temporary adding the arms to see what the look would be.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2020, 10:51:11 AM »
Arms in place, from first picture I think we added an extra row on her right arm and an extra two rows on her left arm.
She was to be wearing a rolled neck jumper. I was pleased with how this came out.
Then it was attaching her head into place.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2020, 09:39:15 AM »
I had a break from weaving and made a few of the flowers.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2020, 09:41:13 AM »
Then back to weaving and the finished flowers that David helped me with.
David also made the centre part of the jacket for the guy to wear while I weaved the arms onto him.
We did make the jacket quite a bit smaller later on as it did look a little too baggy on him.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2020, 09:47:09 AM »
Hands, head and tie added.
The jacket was pulled in on picture 32 and 33, we took out 4 balloons at the front for a tighter fit.
Getting near the end of the build, it was a tiring two days but also very enjoyable.
First time twisting working since February so I did ache a little after.

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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2020, 11:50:29 AM »
The finished designs.
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Re: Big Build Tuesday
« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2020, 11:51:09 AM »
Last one with all the flowers as well.
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