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Happy Dragons! Whimsical Dragon Sculptures. Help me create a full line of cute collectable dragon figurines.
Happy Dragons! Whimsical Dragon Sculptures. A full line of cute collectable dragon figurines.
Happy Dragons! Whimsical Dragon Sculptures. A full line of cute collectable dragon figurines.
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Lots of painting!

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Not much to share other than I’ve got the dragons all primed & I’m working on painting them. I do them in color groups so it’s a little easier.

This picture shows about a 3rd if the dragons I’m working on!

As you can see I have a handy spreadsheet there what shows what colors of which dragons I need.

After this batch gets painted and shipped I’ll be down to just the 2 large deluxe dragons.

I had a mishap with the Baby & Me Dragons :( but it’s fixable, but a small set back. Dragons Hugging is just about done, now just have to figure out how to make a mold of it. Silicon for that one just came in.

Custom orders are being worked on in between painting the other dragons.

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Please Check your E-mails!

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Hi all! As some of the last dragons are set to ship out I want to double check everyones address. 

I've moved in the time it's taken me to get these dragons done, so I figured others might have moved too. I want to be 100% sure before I ship out your dragons that they are going to the right homes. 

So be sure to check your Kickstarter inbox and get back to me. 

Right now all 12 Happy Dragons & all 12 Birthstone Dragons are done! What does that mean? Well I can finally paint all of them and get some of the orders out that where say waiting on December or Happy Dragon #12. It might still be a few more weeks on some orders as it takes a lot of time to cast, sand, prime and paint each dragon. So some of the larger orders will be going out next month. 

After that I'll get to work on finishing the last 2 deluxe dragons (well it's really 4 dragons, but 2 sculptures lol) I'll be posting on those as they progress & I'll also be working on the last of the large customer orders too! 

Be sure to follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/ninabolenart/ Where I post a lot of work in progress pictures!

This year at DragonCon we will be at table 207E on the 3rd floor http://www.dragoncon.org And again if you would like to pick up your dragons there please let me know so I can have them ready. 

3 more Happy Dragons!

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10, #11 & #12 are all out of the mold!

I’ll be casting and painting all month ;)

Again if anyone would like to pick up their dragons at DragonCon just let me know.

Now back to casting.

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Update 8/14/18

Sorry for lack of updates but I've been working hard to get the last 3 Happy Dragons done. They are molded and ready to cast so I'll be casting all this week! So now I just have the 2 deluxe dragon sculptures to finish up, and a bunch of custom work ^_^ 

All December dragons are shipping this week and early next week (unless you have later rewards). If you need to update your address please let me know. 

I took a quick break from the Happy Dragons to work on some of the custom sculptures and paintings too. Be sure to follow me on Instagram to see all the updates! https://www.instagram.com/ninabolenart/

Upcoming stuff:

DragonCon Aug 30th to Sept 3rd http://www.dragoncon.org If anyone would like to pick up their dragons at DragonCon be sure to let me know. 

Next Kickstarter coming this fall! Be sure to follow me here so you don't miss it. Or sign up for our mailing list here~http://www.happy-dragons.com (over on the right hand side)

And please be sure to check out my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/ninabolenart

Lots of Pictures!!

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Getting there! 5 sculptures to finish up (not counting customs) 3 little guys and the 2 deluxe. Finishing up the 3 smaller guys this week and next. I made some improvements to number 12. Sense the first Happy Dragon my understanding for anatomy has gotten a lot better, and I fixed issue this guy had (arms too long, etc) and now he also has a cute head tilt lol

number 10 almost done
number 10 almost done
he can now hold a marble or cut gem, so you'll get to pick which you would like!
he can now hold a marble or cut gem, so you'll get to pick which you would like!
number 11, just needs to be cleaned up and final details added
number 11, just needs to be cleaned up and final details added
number 13, also made it where he can hold an additional stone in his tail!
number 13, also made it where he can hold an additional stone in his tail!
Number 13 updated!
Number 13 updated!
Also some changes on 13 had to be made in order to cast him
Also some changes on 13 had to be made in order to cast him
Getting more details done on these 2
Getting more details done on these 2
Working on details on the Hugging Dragons
Working on details on the Hugging Dragons
Working on the baby on "Mom & Me"
Working on the baby on "Mom & Me"
Spent a whole day just getting her tail right lol
Spent a whole day just getting her tail right lol
Custom order almost done!
Custom order almost done!
December Painted up and ready to ship
December Painted up and ready to ship
I have 5 more to paint & will be painting and shipping the rest of the month ^_^
I have 5 more to paint & will be painting and shipping the rest of the month ^_^

I had a bad batch of resin that slowed me down :( thankfully the company that makes it sent new resin out. So now that that's fixed I can get back to casting and painting. All December's are now cast and sanded just have to paint them all.