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CHUNKIE Calendar Series One now available
Chunkies are a new series of figurines I am working on ..

CHUNKIE Birthday Fairy


CHUNKIE Lotus Love on Golden Pond


CHUNKIE Sunshine



CHUNKIE Elephant




CHUNKIE Ballerina


CHUNKIES in love

CHUNKIE Hula girl


CHUNKIE Lollipop Lover





CHUNKIE Tooth Fairy

CHUNKIE Mother and Child


Next in line is CHUNKIE Pirate….who has just arrived, anchored the boat and set foot on this little enchanted uninhabited tropical island…

I don’t often do boys..but this one called for it….see his whiskas…sorry no wooden leg…but he does have an eye patch and a parrot…and you must be nice to him or he’ll make you walk the plank!!! CHUNKIE Pirate is made from plasticine/clay……the boat is an origami brown paper boat I made from a template I found on the internet, and then I’ve coloured it in photoshop, applying stripes!!! The birds, palms, seastar and coloured stones are all taken from original paintings, one of the flags is made from plasticine and the other flag taken from a painting, other bits were created digitally, such as the sky…and the sand is a page from an ancient book i have in my bookcase at home…the pirate has a real earring made from pure silver and the anchor is black plasticine attached to the boat “The Seven Seas” with a silver ball chain…..he comes to you with open arms and hopes to brighten your day with his salty yarns from the high seas!!

Once the Chunkies are created and photographed, I usually dismantle them to be used in the creation of more chunkies, so I am recycling the plasticine. These Chunkies have been very therapeutic to create over the holidays, whilst taking a break from red bubble and having my family around. I have many more to come, and although I won’t be on RB as much, I hope to also be doing some serious painting this year…so i look forward 2009 with much anticipation …


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  • Marion  Cullen
    Marion Cullenover 5 years ago

    Aye, Aye, Aye, what ’ave we ’ere?
    Way too cute to be a pirate! lol Excellent Chunkie work Karin.

  • aye aye Marion!!
    thank you!! :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • MuscularTeeth
    MuscularTeethover 5 years ago

    ahahahaha awesome ! she hasnt even GOT her wooden legs yet ! thats how tough she is !

  • lol, thanx MT…yeah that’s right….so tuff he has no legs whatsovever !! you’re so funnee..thank you !

    – © Karin Taylor

  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederover 5 years ago

    ADORABLE!! I love pirates and especially this one! :-))))))))))))

    BLYTHARTover 5 years ago

    ooh arrrh … that be good … shiver my timbers and yohoho … splice the mainbrace ….

  • ahoy there me hearties!!! hehe….
    thanx Pirate Dave! :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • jemimalovesbigted
    jemimalovesbigtedover 5 years ago

    Ahoy me matey! Very cute he be indeed!

  • Lisa’s got her sea-legs i see!
    thankx so much me matey!!!

    – © Karin Taylor

  • calam19
    calam19over 5 years ago

    U are too clever for words!!! all them all ….lol

  • hi and big thanx calam!!!! :))) lol

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  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederover 5 years ago

    … I thought it was a boy, with that 5 o’clock shadow and all? Gorgeous, certainly made me smile … I love them all, really. Can’t imagine them not being around any more :-))

  • thank you Barbara!
    it’s so satisfying to hear you like HIM! xx
    lol, i got it wrong..of course he’s a boy!!

    – © Karin Taylor

  • zomboy
    zomboyover 5 years ago

    these characters are fantastic!

  • wow thanx zomboy! :)

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