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Happy Sleepy animations from photos of soft sculpture

2 April 2016

These are stop animations made from photographs of textile sculptures. All of these creatures are now available for sale in the shop. Check out the Happy Sleepies collection.

Striped textile sculpture spinning on a striped background.

Happy Sleepy Striped Orange textile sculpture gif animations

27 March 2016

These animated gifs show a Happy Sleepy sculpture in progress. The fabric has been cut, sewn, and stuffed, and the last step, the eyes, are next. In the meantime, the photographic opportunity of the pure form and remaining fabric irresistible. The color is day-glo orange and impossible to photograph, especially because the cotton fabric is very smooth and lustrous. In the late afternoon sun in our studio, the colors simply glow. The fabric was purchased … >> read more

This is the sunbats having a snooze cropping.

New batch of Happy Sleepy Array art toys

16 March 2016

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