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Ellie the Elephant by DarkRaven17 Ellie the Elephant by DarkRaven17
Ellie the Elephant is needle felted. I mixed some colors together to get her pink and grey look. Her outfit comes off so if I want to make other outfits for her I can. I had a lot of fun making her.

Thank you all for viewing and this was so awesome to know I had a daily deviation on this. Its my very first one. Its great to know so many people looked at Ellie. Thank you.
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Given 2012-02-10
Ellie the Elephant by ~DarkRaven17 is a lovely needle felted elephant with lots of character. ( Suggested by redwolf518stock and Featured by UnicornReality )
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babyboo69 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
I absolutely adore elephants! She is just adorable in her fancy attire and I love her eyelashes!!! She reminds me of the elephants in the children's book, Babar The Elephant. =)
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DarkRaven17 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
Thank you. I just wanted to make an elephant so badly. My first attempt didn't work out but when I made her I was just so excited. I have read and seen some of the Babar The Elephant books/tv series and in a way she does look like them.
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sofirr Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
fr/ Il est tout mignon... :earth:
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Darkleaf333 Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hahahahahah
Cool :D




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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012
This is sooo cute! Nice work!
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HoudaShams Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sooooooooooooooooooo cute!!
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redwolf518 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I've featured this in my journal. :D Happy days to you!
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runty Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Student General Artist
I had a blue elephant of my own named Ellie when I was little,
so this really brought back memories.

Your Ellie reminds me of my own, except yours is girlier, sweeter and adorable! She is SO CUTE. Lovely job!
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DarkRaven17 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
Thank you. I had seen an elephant made out of needle felt before I made Ellie. It had balloons in its hands. So the first time I tried to make an elephant it was all pink and it didn't turn out. I had put a tewto on it and gave it a magic wand but it just didn't work out. Then a year later I and a few weeks ago I wanted to try again. So I sat down and in about 6 hours Ellie was born. I gave her the dress for now but I want her to be dressed differently then this. So her outfit isn't attached to her. I plan to make her other outfits in the future. I was going for cute 40's like look.
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runty Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Student General Artist
That first Ellie sounds like no wasted effort, even if she didn't turn out. Adorable. :heart:
Also, do get around to making those other outfits! I really want to see them- especially a cute 40's look, oh my gosh!!! <3 <3
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Spazzbert Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Student Artist
This is so sweet! I love the little pink bits. :)
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DarkRaven17 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
Thank you it wasn't easy getting the pink to look just right.
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rosecat13 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
precious~!
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erinalise Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
The eye details are so beautiful!
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DarkRaven17 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
Thank you I had to work on the eyelashes to get them to work just right I was going for a little diva look but she needs a little bit of bling to pull that off. I can pose her arms a little and her legs since I put pipe cleaner for arms and legs. Same for her nose.
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erinalise Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
It seems like very tedious work! You must be very skilled with your hands.
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DarkRaven17 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
Not as skilled as I would like to be. Somethings come easily to me and others I have to work at. Like crochet is easy to me when making dolls I just sit down and create but knitting I have only learned recently I have to watch youtube videos and really think about it. I am several months away from just sitting down and knitting.

Needle felting came pretty easily to me and if I spent more time on it and read more books, I think I could be pretty good but it takes a lot of time. These days its hard finding enough time, I like working on a lot of different projects.
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erinalise Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
I know how you feel. I never have the time to put into the projects I want, or to learn the things I want to. Crocheting comes easier for me than knitting as well. Needle felting I have never tried. I have been desperately wanting to take up quilting... but, who has the time? lol
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DarkRaven17 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012
So true. What I do now is take it with me and work on it on brake and half my lunch brake. On the weekend is when I really work on things. I got unemployed a few times so I took the time to learn to knit. When I learned to needle felt I took one class and its pretty easy to learn. It was like 3 hours and learned all I needed just by her talking about materials. I could of just watched a youtube video and that would of done the job but it was fun to take the class.
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erinalise Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
Yes, if they offered anything like that in my area I would do the same.
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Ebonykarmiraa Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
This is so gorgeous.
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SprayCaint123 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
nice........
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bleachii Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, how adorable! :D
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Mr-Ripley Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
So cute. :love:
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Mahafsoun Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
Awww!
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Minkymy Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
Awwww~
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Hatty-hime Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think this is an excellent example of hard work ^^
I cant imagine how hard it must have been to create this darling thing! <3
I wish her expression was a bit happier - but I think it gives her a more realistic facial expression this way! :love: I adoreeeee how you can dress her!

I'd make clothes for each and every holiday and sport her in my house, ahaha!
Good job dear! Congrats on the DD ^^ well earned <33
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DarkRaven17 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
Thanks for such a wonderful comment and I do plan to dress her with other outfits but when I was making her I thought this outfit would be cute. I think I will end up crocheting her outfits though, since this outfit is very fragile and is just held together with a safety pin and just lightly wrapped around her head.
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JRollendz Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Scary 0_0
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Hatty-hime Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
o3o thats kind of rude.
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JRollendz Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It scares me because it reminds me of something. It is in no way an insult, but telling me I'm rude is. Mind your own business.
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tea-ram Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
But true... still I wouldn't have said it in a comment = u =
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LittleBirdz Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
u just did ^u^
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tea-ram Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
Never say never!
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LittleTallThing Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
hehe!
Ellie the elephant packed her trunk
and said goodbye to the circus
off she went with a trumpety-trump
trump, trump trump!

She's so cute <3 (in the song is acctually nellie, but ellie worked too so..!)
(sorry- bit random, but reminded me of the song <3)
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DarkRaven17 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
I think that was so cute to say that about Nellie oops I mean Ellie. What is in a name after all.
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LittleTallThing Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
:giggle: cute song for a cute elephant! Glad you liked my little input ;P <3 and too true!
oh! and congrats for the dd! :highfive:
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blucille Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like it, looks like a baby doll
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Starfirechelle Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing!! She looks adorable!! Congrats on a well deserved DD!!!
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superkim111 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
Aaaaww
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PepperParty Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
She's so cute! I bought a felt giraffe at renaissance fair and I looked at books at how to work with felt, but for some reason I can't seem to really figure out how to make a really nice felt something. I can crochet, but that's about it for things you can hold and play with. Anyway, she's really nice and congrats on the Daily~!
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Arichy Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
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RandomDrawerPerson Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
Daaw. Cute. ^^
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pimecomb Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
looks so dark and pissed off, i like it :)
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Prakhardamned Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
wowwwwwwwwww
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oscar-ojisan Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012   Artist
thats so cute :D
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Vepris Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oooh >< so cute! :heart:
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weixu Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Elephantby??,Its ear like mickey's.
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