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Gravely The Mechanical Birdie by monsterkookies Gravely The Mechanical Birdie by monsterkookies
Gravely is the 5th bird that I have made so far, and is the brother Bertram.

...Goodness, how could I forget poor little sad Gravely!?

That's the problem - everyone always forgets about him, especially when he's around his brother, Bertram. Bertram always has the spotlight, namely because he is a lot more chipper than poor lil' Gravely.

Like his name, Gravely IS sort of gravely in appearance - he looks a lot more sad than my other birdies. But hey, wouldn't you be sad too if your brother were always picking on you? He's a bit of a runt, and smaller and plainer than Bertram... so that may explain why he's a bit of an outcast.

He is made from polymer clay and has been antiqued with black acrylics to give a worn and greased look. Details are picked out against the cold silver steel with a lovely brass colour. He stands rather high on his wire legs. Yes, he stands by himself. How does he balance? Well, look at how his body is posed. The good old "center of gravity" rule helps him to stand with no problems.

Gravely has been SOLD!

:star: Check out the Monster Kookies Etsy Shop and my website at MonsterKookies.com!

If you do not have or want an Etsy account, just send me a note and we can go from there!

Please do not attempt to copy my designs or steal and/or post my photos without crediting, please. I spend a lot of time on my designs, so please use your own imagination and not mine!
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meru-mir Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Your gallery is awesome, I want to fave every item.
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monsterkookies Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank-you! :D
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MagicalIdiotSquigoo Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2010  Student General Artist
I tried to make a clay bird with wire legs a while back. It was kind of a disaster. XD
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:iconmonsterkookies:
monsterkookies Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Awwwwww, really?
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DarkFireRaven Featured By Owner May 5, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
I like his eyes. ^_^
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:iconmonsterkookies:
monsterkookies Featured By Owner May 5, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :D I like playing with LED's. :P
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DarkFireRaven Featured By Owner May 5, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
They are quite fun. This summer I am going to brainstorm ways to use them with my fused glass.
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monsterkookies Featured By Owner May 6, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome! :D That sounds like fun!
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DarkFireRaven Featured By Owner May 6, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
:D
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mr-kon Featured By Owner May 5, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cute
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