Last week I finally did a little Halloween craft, though, so now at least I have this!
The figures are the only new bits, and are the result of another of my painting projects. I hope it's not too obvious anymore, but they're actually soft rubber bath toys:
Donatello) to finally get down to trying.
Here's a pic in the light cube, so you can see the detail better:
And here's the dramatic before-and-after of Oogie Boogie:
Before you could barely see all the great texture he had. Not the burlap weave and stitches really pop:
Most of this was simply putting paint on and rubbing it off again, although the soft rubber proved especially challenging on Zero:
Not much more to tell, so here are a few more before-and-afters (I'm still kicking myself for not taking "before"s of Sally and Zero) and finished photos:
And that's it! I hope these gave you a smile, and that you never look at bath toys quite the same way again. ;)
P.S. - Just so you know: you guys are amazing. All of you. Thank you for all your comments and e-mails and tweets and messages of support regarding my post yesterday. I promise to always strive to bring you as much joy and support and sincerity here on the interwebz as you bring to me. I don't think I'll ever quite manage it, but I'll happily spend my days trying!