From our Professional Artists                           April 2008
 

Before

After

Tiger is fully airbrushed from head to toe. Starting with a soft neutral color, Judi transforms him into a tiger, using several layers of color to get the right effects. the process takes about two hours to complete.

Judi Paul

Luxenmbears
Member since March 2006

Ricky stands 11cm (4 ½”) tall. He is made from alpaca with ultra suede paws and fully jointed with a wobble neck joint and glass eyes. His face and paws are sculpted and painted to give him this cheeky character. Ricky is filled with glass sand and wool stuffing.

Silvia Durrer
DurrerBears
Member since March 2007

Nicmar is the white Snow Leopard. He is mohair with all his markings completely airbrushed.

Judi Paul

Luxenmbears
Member since March 2006

 


Furnanda is made from a recycled fur coat bear about 26 inches tall.  She has the works, needle felted open mouth with teeth, tongue and gum-line. She has armature and claws with airbrushed details.

Judi Paul

Luxenmbears
Member since March 2006


Scruff is made from mohair/viscose with glass eyes. He is fully jointed with
a wobble neck joint. The sculpting and shading on his face and paw pads
create his character. Scruff is filled with wool stuffing and glass beads in
his belly add a lovely weight.

Size: 16cm (6 1/4")

Silvia Durrer
DurrerBears
Member since March 2007


Keagan is a little Irish Setter puppy. He was designed with seated rear legs, fully jointed, and sits at about 8" tall . Keagan is made out of imported plush, which is then extensively hand and airbrush shaded for the realistic Irish Setter colors. Keagan also sports a fully scissor and needle sculpted face and paws.

Krista Griffiths

K Pawz Creations

Member since June 2007

 


Frankie and the Fanciful Lion
Clown - 25" standing and are created from the same mohair, a sparse, dark backing from Germany. The eyes in both are English premium glass and both have white surrounds. The lion's eyes are lidded with the mohair. Frankie has a redesigned costume from an M. Spicer pattern and the flowers are hand made and airbrushed wool felt. The pair are original designs and are one-of-a-kind. The designs will not be repeated.

Ed Spencer

tEddie Bears

Member since February 2007

Winner of the TOBY Industry Choice Award 2008

 

Artists can learn more about airbrushing by visiting this link and
Don Johnson shows you how!

 

 


Gillian is 15 inches tall with slightly bent legs and two shades of hand dyed imported German mohair. She has glass eyes, a hand stitched pearl thread nose, wool paw pads with individually stitched and sculpted claws. Finished with several shades of airbrushed accents.

Teri Crews

Bears by Teri

Member since April 2007

 
 
 

 
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