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Lately i've been really wanting to buy some personally made item of Liaka - a doll or something soft that i can easily take with me throughout life that won't be broken. Now that I have a pretty set design with her that only changes mildly, i really want to start looking around for artists and save up for something. 

First of all, almost all the artists i find are almost always closed. So i'd almost prefer artists who are sort of under the radar and don't take these commissions actively so they don't get filled up before I can actually get a quote- Price isn't much of a bother to me- I know this kind of stuff takes a lot of time and effort, otherwise I would be trying to make one myself haha. 

Making one myself could be an option but....I honestly don't have the confidence for it to come out right so i never order the supplies. I used to have a sewing machine but had to ditch it during the move, so if i did make one, i'd have to do it entirely by hand - c - which i suppose would be ok? i have no idea if plushie artists even actively use sewing machines during the process. 

What im looking for in particular is someone who could possibly make a cute lil backpack Liaka because holy hell hd01 has one of his toucan character and i loved it and thought, hey instead of me ever making a suit, i could just wear a lil mascot of her on my back to cons because i'm cheap and would never have the patience or money to ever make my own fursuit (plus i don't feel comfortable spending large sums of money on something i'd barely use) 

I could even draw up the design for the artist, as i'm pretty confident i could come up with a look and then have them render it due to my complete lack of skill with cloth and sewing. ultimately, if i can't find a suitable artist to do it, i'll try and make one myself maybe? but i'd need help with that, advice on where to buy soft realistic white fur (not real fur!! i don't support the skinning of animals unless it is from an already deceased carcass) and various other things like fur dies (for the strips and red chest area) she wouldn't have eyes since i'd likely just design them closed- 




So i'm looking for suggestions! 

- Notable artists of cloth and plushies (one that could be open to doing a medium sized backpack plushie) 
- If you're an artist of this trade, where you get your supplies? very soft white fur, medium grey something to "die" her strips onto it, templates for backpack like dolls, zipper, insides? (possibly something paisley patterned, floral) Or just any advice you could give for going about making something like this since i never have before! Is hand sewing acceptable? Or is a machine preferable for this work? 


-Kay

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666vlcina Mar 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Great that you love Drum and bass, at least someone. : )
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Meredies Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I listen to it sometimes these days, not as much as i used to but yes, it can be quite good if you find the right artists
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666vlcina Mar 15, 2014  Student General Artist
Which artists do you like? : )
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:iconhencid:
i remember to write to u coz someday ago i dreamed an pterodáctilo and i remember that u like them a lot XD
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:iconhencid:
hello is long time that i don-t write to u, i want ask u if u can come visit my gallery to say me if i-m getting better, maybe u don-t rememberme i made an character an rex 
please pleas i would be happy to hear your thought abot my gallery
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tsumefan2 Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
i still love your art

be sure to post alot of your beautiful art if you have the time


i know you are busy....but well yeh ...
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Oly-RRR Sep 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
Going through your gallery really made me wonder what would your work look like in really bright saturated colours. I realise that this is probably not what you want and I'm not saying that you should but you know, I was curious. Anyway, keep up the good work! :)
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Meredies Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I usually consciously stay away from bright saturated stuff but I do have some old work where I have used over saturated stuff- I do want to try it out again sometime
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Oly-RRR Sep 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
Do it, I'd love to see it! For the record, if you did a lot of bright stuff I'd probably wonder about how your work would look desaturated - my head just works like that. :P
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Corvinore Sep 20, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
You have nice hands.
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:iconkouveik:
oh my, i'm late, Happy Birthday! ;3;
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ProofrockPilchard Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Have a very happy birthday! :airborne:
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:iconjamesgunner123:
...happy birthday to you miss...=3
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Astavielze Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday, Kay! ♥
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Phraggle Sep 18, 2013   General Artist
:party::icongigglecake::party:
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:iconkingviridian:
We have the same birthday :D
Have a happy one!
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Aurora8911 Sep 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
:dummy: wish happiness and great stuff for you ^^
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Mionshy Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday!)I am a dummy! I am a dummy! I am a dummy! 
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Landylachs Sep 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday, creator of lovely arts. ;)
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:iconcakelickplz:Happy Coming Into Existence Day!:iconbirthdaycakeplz:
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Happy Birthday! Hug Hope you have an awesome day!! La la la la 
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:iconjwiesner:
Happy Birthday to you! :)
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TheTwinkieDragon Sep 18, 2013   Filmographer
Happy birthday! :cake:
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Nanzywolf Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday! :icon8dplz:
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