The new group (the chocolate wasn't baked at the time of pictures, so no solo shots):
Yellow dudley, with stick (opinion, Molly? she could be yours!):
Black, with bone (hopefully closer to scotty, Tatanya, though he'll never be as handsome as the original):
Last night's crew is the same size. I just finally remembered to put something in for scale! Thanks again for all the nice words. I'm now thinking of asking for $20 and seeing how we do.
Southeast Texas Labrador Retriever Rescue is doing a fundraiser next weekend. They want to do a bake sale, and as much as I like to bake some things (breads, etc.) I'm not feeling inspired. So I thought I might contribute some other "baked goods" - more modeling clay lab figurines. For a reminder, I did a Toby and Chamois wedding cake topper. I still failed to put in anything for scale, but the tallest is 2.75" tall and the cowboy hat is very slightly larger in diameter than a quarter. So. Here are my next three:
The first attempt at a black lab. Remind anyone of Elias, perhaps?
My Texas Star yellow lab.
Anyone wanna play with some chocolate?
All three. If it helps for scale, they're all between my stove burners?):
Seriously, what do you think? Will anyone buy them (even for a good cause)? I'm thinking like $5 - $10 each. At least I had some fun making them. I do plan on some others, but suggestions are more than welcome. Thanks.
Toby and Chamois say: GO STEELERS!
I think they are wonderful and yes, I think they are something that is unique, handmade and very cool.
Yes, I think they will be purchased! I'll buy a yellow!
I think they are wonderful and amazing!! I think people would buy them! (I would!)
The black is soooo Jake with that tennis ball! I love the yellow - his face is perfect and I love the Texas motiff... and the pose of the choc is adorable!
I think they are great and would certainly buy a least one.
That does look like my Elias with the red bandana on!Originally Posted by TobysTrix
These are really fantastic, at least from the pictures! If they look this good when held in your hand, I think your price may be low. Charitable event? Ask $10, take what you get.
I don't know how long it takes you to do one of these. If you like doing them, you should consider setting yourself up a side business at flea markets, or labfests, or whatever and make yourself some spending money to blow on your own dogs. Or maybe yourself.
Hershey Kisses, In charge of getting Ed out to the dog park so that he gets some exercise.
I would definitely buy one, they're so fun. Love the play bow on the chocolate.
Those are so cute. I would buy one You should start making them for yourself
Do you fire them in a kiln or anything to keep their shape? I know some clay after a while gets brittle and breaks.
I would buy a chocolate one...terrific..you have a wonderful talent.
Those are terrific. For a fund raiser I would think between $10 and $20 each. As whemsical art your might find a gallery to show your work where you could get up to $100 each. Keep it up for sure.
P.S. Have y'all taken your boys to the new dog park? I usually go to the new one Saturday morning and Mille Bush on Sunday. I can only tollerate Duke rolling in those swamp mud holes one day as it takes a lot of hosing down to get that smell out.