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WoW - Darion Mograine plushie by eitanya WoW - Darion Mograine plushie by eitanya
My goodness, so much to say on this one. First off, after this and Tirion, I believe I am fully over my fear of puff paint, lol. There's no way I could have embroidered all of the detail on this. I'm really happy with how the paint turned out though.

First removable helmet! It's a little tricky to get it back on him, and it does mess up his hair, but hey. ;)

On the subject of his hair, guess who misread the colors in the reference pictures again? Yup, yours truly. I originally made him with brown hair and then found out it was wrong. Which sucks and is really hard to correct because it generally involves taking the plushie apart, but with all the armor already attached, it wasn't an option. After making all of that armor and doing all of that painting, I reeeeaally didn't want to remake the whole plushie. They say necessity is the mother of invention, but desperation isn't bad either. I managed to get all of his hair off (if anyone was worried about the hair not being well attached...don't. Believe me, it's on there.) After that I sewed a new back onto his head in the right color, then re-did the hair. I think I may do a tutorial on this. It sure beats having to remake a whole plushie!

12" tall, standing pattern, all fleece, details were hand painted with fabric paints.

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Ancai Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014
oh my gosh

ohhhh my gosh

he's completely adorable
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articwolfgirl Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Mmk so I scanned the other comments and no one has asked yet. Would you be willing to make a second one of these and sell it? I would pay an arm and a leg for the quality detail put into this plush, I am a big fan of Mograine... :3 Please send me a note back or a comment back, hope we can work something out.
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eitanya Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
I'm open to making another one, just not right now.  I'm working really slowly due to hand pain and I need to get caught up on the orders I already have.  :)
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articwolfgirl Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oo thank you so much for the feed back, I will have to keep tabs on you for when you are able to make another. As I said, I am willing to pay and arm and a leg I already saw your 'pricing' and did not flinch. ^^I hope your hand gets better, I know how that goes. I have carpels tunnel in both my wrist, makes my hands unsteady and numbs them to the point I can't keep my grip. Just give me a holler when you are feeling better and we can discuss the final price ect~
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eitanya Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
So far I've broken four Brita water pitchers because I keep dropping them. ;P  Ah well, it's always something.  I'll definitely give you a shout though.  There was some debate about his hair color, would you want the same one?
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articwolfgirl Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course, he has red hair in game so red is a must. ^^ And ouch... Be careful with the fine china~ Try using the srunchie balls or stress balls for the muscles. It may help 'soften' the nerves, I have to do that every so often to relieve the stress in my nerves since they lock up time and time again.
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eitanya Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
I'll try that, I do the hot wax baths a lot now.  It's always worse when my hands are cold.
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articwolfgirl Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Have you tried wearing fingerless gloves? My bf does that a lot to help keep his hands warm, may help too. ^^
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eitanya Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yeah, I usually do wear some of the gauntlets or gloves that I make.  I have a pair of those therapy gloves but I can only stand them for a little while.
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trncekuja Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
I love this almost as much as the Tirion plushie. The only problem I have is that his hair is red, when it is actually blonde. In game, the one quest where you see just his beard shows red hair, but in the comics it is very much blonde. I can just look at this (without the helmet) and think of Renault Mograine, who is still cool. The beautiful blue eyes are correct, however. Darion had gorgeous blue eyes in the comics.
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eitanya Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh the hair.  The hair.  I actually had him completely finished and the nice lady who commissioned him pointed out that his hair was the wrong color (I originally used light brown.)  It all comes down to the reference pictures I'm using and what's available in the fleece, and ultimately what the customer wants. 
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trncekuja Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
In GAME, he does have red hair. In the comics, it's blonde. People always do fanart of him with red hair as well. It's a common mistake, but I just see Darion as more of a blonde. Tirion's wife suffers from this as well. Brown hair in game, blonde in the novel. Tsk. Everyone my sexy old man Tirion is in love with has hair color issues. Yes, Tirion loves Darion. REALLY! 
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Iriswolff Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I want!!
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MograinePower Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
I want one! :'D
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Valhallia Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012
Awesome! your work never ceases to amaze me :heart:
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eitanya Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Aw, thank you! :hug:
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Valhallia Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
most welcome! :nod:
I'm playing catch up on comments I hadn't replied to, and enjoying looking through all the things I've favourited again :D
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LordDarionMograine Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012
The Ashbringer-Comic Darion is OVER 9000 times better then the ingame Darion ;D
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Esperanta-Dragon Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
You got a point! But ingame models for human are... ehm... u know x)

and what about this plushie... SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!
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Chrystallene Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Q~Q This is adorable! I wish I had enough talent to make plushies!
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eitanya Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks! It's probably less about talent and more practice and sheer stubbornness, lol. ;)
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Chrystallene Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
;3 No problem! :D
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FatVonD Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I love this xD Especially with the removable plushie helmet! xD
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eitanya Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
I really had no idea if that was going to work, but I'm glad it did!
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841376252 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
。。。。so cuteeeee....⊙▽⊙
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Aroihkin Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012   Digital Artist
Aw shit~ when I saw you did a Tirion I wondered what a Darion plushie would look like.

He's my favorite character from that canon. :heart: Insta-fave!
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eitanya Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Glad you like! :D
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CrazyTaco93 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
So much awesome stuffed into such a small plushie o_o
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at-Kapo Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The tabard and the back are so perfect... amazing ! =)
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eitanya Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you, that's good to hear! They were a lot of work! :faint:
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SkyShepSR2 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012   Writer
The detail you put into these WoW plushies continues to amaze me. WOW. (No pun intended ;) )
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eitanya Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
I think I'm on WoW break for a while. It makes the Mass Effect stuff seem simpler, though, haha.
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SkyShepSR2 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012   Writer
Haha, well that's good, at least. That's a level of detailing my shaky hands can't deal with, so I definitely respect the work! I have to use spray-paint. LOL! Luckily most of my projects involve spray paint...
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eitanya Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hey, nothing wrong with spray paint. I just got my airbrush rig up and running again so I know that will come in handy. :D
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