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Fat MinPins #001-003

Fat MinPin #001-003

Fat MinPins #001-003

I had a blast last year making the Fat Animal Magnet as Christmas presents, but it’s taken me forever and a day to finish getting them all up on the blog. That’s what I get for painting 50ish things at a time, I suppose! 😉

Anywho, these cute little doggos were done as a portrait of a friend’s miniature pinscher. They have cropped ears and a docked tail, but I’ve got another natural version half-done. It’s a little alarming how many ‘new’ Fat Animals are still waiting in the wings…

I need to stop casting new ones and just finish up the ones I have!

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Fat Dogs #001-003

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With all the cats in the Fat Animal Magnet parade, it was only time before someone requested a dog!

A Carolina Dog (or American Dingo) is a generally dog-shaped dog, so sculpting one of these gave me a wide range of other breeds to play with. It is a fat dog after all, so most of the breed specific body types go out the window. 😉

Sadly I gave away the magnet before I took the final pictures (I overestimated what I could accomplish by Christmas), but you can see the dog hanging out in the group shots below. Only one of the dogs came back home with me after the holiday season and that one (Canis Major) has a place on my fridge… so time to cast more canines!

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