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Bleach peeps! If I were to remake Rukia, which outfit would you like to see? 

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66 deviants said Shinigami robes, new short hair
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Happy New Year and Updates!

Journal Entry: Sun Jan 4, 2015, 12:52 PM

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commission status: CLOSED
art trades: CLOSED




Happy New Year! :party:

It's been a really long while since I last updated this journal. DA changed in the time that I was on hiatus. o__0  I'm still a dinosaur when it comes to technology (I've had the same phone for 8 years!), so all this change to cater more to smartphones/tablets is confusing to me. I love the new scheduling option for the deviations though. It'll help keep my page more active since I can schedule a bunch of things in advance (which I've just done). :)

I've been studying full-time and I kind of forgot how crazy it is to juggle all that schoolwork and plush stuff at the same time.  I moved to a different city for school, so I also had to adjust to the new environment.  It's been an uphill battle, but I managed to complete it all by the new year. :w00t:

One of my resolutions this year is to re-stock my etsy shop.  Another resolution is to stay organised and to update more frequently. Here's the progress page for my prospective etsy stock: www.jlauportfolio.com/2015etsy… I hope to keep it up-to-date, unlike my summer commission page which got severely neglected (I'm still very sorry about that!) ^^;

I'm really digging the sports anime/manga lately. :giggle: Expect an influx of Haikyuu, Kuroko no Basuke, Free and Yowapeda! :D I'd also like to remake some ghibli stuff and other characters that tickle my fancy.  Any suggestions? Note me or leave a comment.

Since I'm going to concentrate on  re-stocking my etsy shop, I'll be taking a break from commissions. If you've got a commission inquiry that matches some of the etsy stock plans, I can put them on reserve.  Or if you've got an inquiry that sorta matches what I plan on making already, let me know and I might throw them in as well.

Hope you've all been well! :D Good luck in 2015! :heart:
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  • Mood: Love
  • Watching: Psycho Pass

FAQ

If I don't answer your question, it's probably because it's in this FAQ, so please read!

What do you use to make the hair?
So far, I mainly use felt.

How do you do it?
I cut a myriad of pieces of felt, and hot glue them onto the head. I have techniques to create volume; you can read the guide here: www.jlauportfolio.com/hairtuto…

Are the eyes hand painted?
Yes! See my tutorial for more info.

Do you make your own patterns?
Indeed I do, and always have. I can't seem to follow someone else's blueprints. My pattern-making tutorial can be found here: pheleon.deviantart.com/art/How…

Can you post a plushie pattern?
I have one here: fav.me/d1vmo2q .

Can you post a different plushie pattern?
Sorry, but no. Patterns are a plushmaker's lineart.

What material do you use for the body of the plushie?
Mostly, I use lycra because it's smooth the paint on. However, I also use craft velour and bucksuede on the occasion.

How can your plushies free-stand?
The ones who can are generally the proportional ones. Although, the main factor is that the body parts are aligned with their center of gravity; something as small as the foot being too forward may disable them from keeping balance.

How long does it take you to complete a plush?
It depends. If I really work hard, I can complete 2~3 10" plushies in a day. (but that's when I'm constantly working, and the design isn't that complex)

Are you open for commissions?
Check my journal for updates.

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hidan852 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Do you still have the plush of mayuri kurotsuchi from bleach? ^^
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StickPeoplez Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
Love your plushies!! They look AWESOME! :D (Big Grin) 
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HinataFox790 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
HEYYYY!!!!!! I GOT SEBBY!!!! I FORGOT TO TELL YOU AND I'M SO SORRY FOR BEING LATE!!!!!
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StitchedAlchemy Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I genuinely have no idea why I wasn't watching your page before. Your plushies are fantastic - I love the style!!
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leaftstorm Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014
Hi Pheleon, Just wondering...
A friend of mine wanted a Korra plushie, and was wondering if you do repeats of past projects?
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