My husband's aunt has commissioned my newest project. One of her daughters is a huge South Park fan and Aunt A wants me to make the boys - amigurumi style - for a Christmas present.
There is a pattern for them, but it's kind of steep.... $12 for the set of 4. They're not very big, so I just thought that was a little more than I would like to pay. Don't get me wrong, I don't mind paying for a pattern. But I've studied the pictures on Ravelry of the finished dolls and I've studied pictures of the characters and I think I can do this without the pattern. Kenny might give me fits with his hood, but I'm going to give it a try.
I've been stockpiling the different colors for a few weeks and I sat down today to do some serious planning. Just a side note... I like South Park, but I rarely watch it. Until
today I don't think I would be able to tell you which was Stan and which
was Kyle. And after this is all said and done, I probably would still
not be able to. The girls came in while I was sketching and asked if they could watch a video. That would be a negative, girls. Believe it or not kids, not all cartoons are made for the innocent. Especially South Park.
I decided to start with Stan. I finished it and now, looking at pictures again, my proportions are way off.. He needs a bigger head and smaller body.
Sure... he's Stan-esque, but he's just not shaped right. No big deal. The girls were dying to get their hands on him.
Back to the drawing board....