Soft Sculpture: Capturing Pet Portrait

This is one of my latest needle felting commissions, a French Bulldog named Storm.

She is based of a real dog named Storm, also living in Colorado.

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My client wanted to capture her likeness in wool sculpture. Here is my process,Β and interpretation.

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At this point, I decided to focus on developing the head/ face.

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It was then time to layer the fur coats of cream, and bulk her up, and add the features of the body. Oh yeah, the paws too.

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Here are the final shots before shipment to her owners. The process was a great challenge, and I’m looking forwarding to doing more work like this in the future.

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Thanks for the stop, and love everyone!

-s.p.j.