Hey guys, it's Simmi from Grace's Favours here.
We've all been hard at work at Uniquely UK and it's all go in different directions, but today I thought I'd share some work in progress shots from the latest pattern I'm creating - Easter Finger Puppets. A chick, a lamb and an Easter bunny!
I've had great fun designing these guys and even though I sort of knew how I was planning to stage the photographs, there's always something you forget:
Ah yes, white felt, on a white background in low level lighting (right by the window, but on a very foggy day!) Not so clever. So I had to quickly find an alternative background - thankfully the cork board was close at hand:
There, that's a bit better!
And then after they were all finished, I needed a good fun shot, to make all three puppets look interesting... so I got out the backdrop I made last year:
Next to the window, so as to let in plenty of light and then, the end result is done as a close up on the finger puppets, ensuring none of the surrounding window/chair/phone get into the shot:
Oh yes, and they're stuffed with rolled up scraps of felt, to make them stand up on their own.
My sneaky little helper then made off with them, before I could finish off!
So I'm off now to wrestle them back and finish writing up my pattern.
Unfortunately our site can't support instant downloads at the moment, but I will be selling the pattern through my Facebook page and hopefully soon through the UUK Site
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