Does This Look Like A Lion To You?

Decorating By crl Updated 23 Sep 2008 , 8:38pm by crl

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crl Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 3:59pm
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I am very frustrated with this figure. I am trying to make a lion for my nephew's birthday cake, but I am having one heck of a time with a mane. I have applied and removed at least 3 rounds (for lack of a better word) of fondant mane on this figure. What do you think--does it resemble a lion? Do you have any suggestions for me? Thanks.
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tdybear1978 Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:12pm
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the picture is not loading, try it again

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Rachael1013 Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:13pm
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It's not showing up for me...

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millermom Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:14pm
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Yes! It looks like a lion, and very cute.

The only thing I can see that might help is another layer of the mane to make it a little fuller, or maybe 2-tones with a brown layer of mane between 2 yellow ones.

I am very impressed, though. Cute face!

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sweetlady29 Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:16pm
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The lions cheeks need to be wider if you are following the picture below.

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shiney Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:17pm
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I think the lion looks like a cute nursery rhyme lion, and I think that's what you're going for. Just my opinion. Never made anything that clever in my life. But to this layperson, it looks way cute!

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KatieKake Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:23pm
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no picture, no link, how did you get to see it?

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DesignsByMandie Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:31pm
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Oh I think it looks just like a very adorable lion. Great job!!!

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fondantgrl Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:33pm
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Looks more like a big red "X".. not a Lion icon_smile.gif

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toodlesjupiter Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:33pm
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Originally Posted by millermom

Yes! It looks like a lion, and very cute.

The only thing I can see that might help is another layer of the mane to make it a little fuller, or maybe 2-tones with a brown layer of mane between 2 yellow ones.

I am very impressed, though. Cute face!




That's exactly what I was thinking!

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cous2010 Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:40pm
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I think it's adorable!!! It does look like a lion, but I think it would look great with a two toned mane. Great job!

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cakebaker1978 Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:43pm
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I think it is very cute. I love the color. But I agree....it needs a mane. But still, just adorable!!!!

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crl Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:43pm
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Thanks for the feedback! I like the 2 tone idea. Maybe I will try adding some brown dust to the edge of the mane.

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PinkZiab Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:46pm
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You;re ont he right track but I agree the mane needs to be fuller, and possible vary the color a in the mane a bit.

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debster Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:51pm
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You have to right click on the red X then go to open picture.

I think it looks like a lion , but agree with the others about a little wider face and a little more mane. Too cute!!!!!!

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pumpkinroses Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:54pm
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looks great to me! It's adorable!

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tdybear1978 Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 4:55pm
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okay, I finally got it icon_smile.gif I think it just needs a fuller mane and maybe a fuller face

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mandifrye Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 5:39pm
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I love it, but I agree with everyone else. It needs a fuller mane and go for the two toned. Just add some darker pieces in front and behind the ones that you have already done!

Other than that, I think that he is great!

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crl Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 8:38pm
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To those who mentioned a fuller face, I tried to figure out how to make a pudgy face, but I got so frustrated, I finally stopped when I had something that even resembled a face. Any ideas on how to make big cheeks?

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