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EAST ASIAN MYTHOLOGY MEME:

[5/9] CHINESE GODS AND GODDESSES | NÜWA

Nüwa [女媧] is a goddess in ancient Chinese mythology best known for creating mankind and repairing the wall of heaven. 

Nüwa is not considered a creator of the entire physical universe, but a creator and protector of animals and people. It is said that Nüwa existed in the beginning of the world. The earth was a beautiful place with blossoming trees and flowers, and full of animals, birds, fish and all living creatures. But as she wandered about it, Nüwa felt very lonely, so she began to create animals.

On the seventh day of creation, she bent down and took up a handful of yellow clay, mixed it with water and molded a figure in her likeness. As she worked, the figure came alive – the first human being.

Nüwa was pleased with her creation and went on making more figures of both men and women. They danced around her, and her loneliness was dispelled. She created hundreds of figures, but grew tired of the laborious process. Then she dipped a rope in the clay mud, and swung it around her. Soon the earth around her was covered with lumps of mud. The handmade figurines became the wealthy and the noble; those that arose from the splashes of mud were the poor and the common.

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Ta daaa! Here’s what she looks like on my wall 😱🙌🏻😁 I’m patching up a few spots on the rock but it’s pretty much done ✨ This is a one of a kind Lara Croft sculpture handmade with polymer clay. It’s a personal project so she’s not for sale. Lara Croft © Square Enix & Crystal Dynamics
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Oyasumi Punpun sculpture/figure
**WE DONT TAKE MORE ORDERS FOR CHRISTMAS! Please note that purchases beyond this point will not arrive on time for Christmas time. This is a polymer clay figure of Punpun, from the manga Oyasumi Punpun (Goodnight Punpun) by Inio Asano. Its handmade, painted and barnished, and aprox 8 cm long. This model is just my first idea, but it can be custom.
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It’s so fascinating to think about what things the Cullens might get in the mail on a typical day/week.

-fashion/home magazines from around the world

-tax forms under various false names for various investments

-a postcard from Peter and Charlotte from wherever they visited recently

-Carlisle’s 500 medical journal suscriptions

-progress notes from a research lab for Emmett (he’s always trying to make admantium for sports equipment)

-montly bills from several storage units around America

-Pastor Cullen’s cross back on the day Alistair FINALLY found it

-a new rental agreement for Edward’s chicago house that he has to sign as the landlord

-endless car show stuff for Rosalie

-Jasper’s latest correspondence course (he still likes doing SOMETHING on paper since he spends so much time online erasing their electronic trails, this one is on the Tang Dynasty)

-blueprints waiting for Esme’s approval (she’s fixing up one of the houses they’re keeping long-term because it’s now on the Historic Sites tour in whatever town)

-messily-scribbled notes from one of Carlisle’s nerdy doctor-friends he’s keeping in touch with (she’s a hematologist researching blood substitutes)

-first edition books Bella’s been buying on Ebay to build her own library

-a handmade glass jaguar figurine that Edward commissioned for Renesmee (she finally visited Auntie Zafrina last spring and is doing her room up like the Amazon)

-cute handmade cards from one of the random orphanages they fund

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Peter Pan sculpture made by Joyce
Photographed by my father

Super Sculpey Firm and Apoxie Sculpt over a wire armature. Primed and then painted with Acrylics. This sculpture was made for my grandmother and is not for sale. 

All WIP pictures can be viewed here

Dear Gillian:
Twenty years ago I was a weird adolescent Vancouverite who was super into marine biology, Nirvana, and awkwardly giving/not giving your co-star tiny handmade Fimo figurines of himself.
You, however, were killing it.

It’s cool now that you’re blonde and ageing backwards in your secret 90s immortality health spa with Keanu Reeves, but I know underneath it all you’re still a goddamn gangster punk in a BROWN MESH SWEATER DRESS.

Omg! I’m done with Toothless! O_O After, at least, a year in the making XD I was always putting this project on hold for commissions but now a big part of it is done. I have to paint Hiccup and make the base now. Better photos soon! 

He was handmade with sculpey polymer clay and painted with acrylics.