Tag Archives: Hippo

Santa Hippo!

By | August 1, 2017
Santa Hippo

Santa Hippo

Hippos with Santa hats were a thing I didn’t know I needed (even with I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas) until I got a custom request for one! 🙂

It took me a few tries to get the hat to come out just right, but now that I look at the festive little guy, I really want to make some more. And maybe add some Christmas lights looped around his neck and trailing off…

…But that will have to wait until I resculpt the master hippo, for lo my dog chewed his little head off. *sighs* Continue reading

Fat Hippos #001-003

By | February 23, 2017
Fat Animal Magnets Fat Hippos #001-003

Fat Hippos #001-003

To be honest, hippopotami were not the first animal that sprang to mind when I started sculpting the Fat Animal Magnets for Christmas, but apparently they should have!

Somehow I had forgotten about the earworm I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas, but thankfully my cousins hadn’t and it resulted in an impromptu singalong in their kitchen. I also have one pending request for a hippo in a Santa hat that I still need to sculpt…

I’m looking forward to make a bunch more of these, they are a lot more fun than I had expected and ideas for fantasy variations are creeping out of the workbench. *pats magnets fondly*

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