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Steampunk Penguin

I collect penguins, sculpt Paperclay dolls & figures, and love steampunk.  I guess it was inevitable that when I finally got around to making a collectible for myself, it was going to be a steampunk penguin.

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Since penguins are flightless, I thought it logical that if a penguin were to invent anything steamy, it would be a set of wings.

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He’s sculpted entirely by hand, without the use of any molds, his wings are canvas, and he has several little watch gears built into his invention. He’s about 3″ tall.

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He was so much fun, that now I’m thinking of doing a whole collection of steamy beasts – all I need are some good ideas.  What would animals choose  to invent?  Would a turtle want speed?  Would a cat desire a better mousetrap?

For more info and pics about my creations, visit www.freewebs.com/alisakester

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