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Small Thylacine by afiriti Small Thylacine by afiriti
Pipe cleaner sculpture. The stripes are black pipe cleaners.
It can fit in one hand. 
Yep.
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Daily Deviation

Given 2013-07-04
Small Thylacine by ~afiriti

The suggester said: "A gorgeous and almost realistic looking piece made using pipecleaners!"
( Suggested by atticghosts and Featured by cakecrumbs )
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VioletWhirlwind Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I know I've already commented on this, but...i just wanted to say that this....maaaaay have inspired me to make my own pipe-cleaner thylacines...although yours is still FAR better.  Mine are crazy colors. XD
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glowingribbon Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Student General Artist
whoa, this is amazing. how long did it take to finish?
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LastBestHopeforPeace Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Professional Writer
TAZI TIGER. That must have taken half a lifetime to make.
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:iconrocky311b:
rocky311b Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Omg   my thylacine is nearly done are cool
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:iconkreativjunkie:
Kreativjunkie Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So cute and wonderful!
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swordwhale Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
that is just amazing.......... every time I see a pic or something I want to strangle the $%*&%$&^%$&!!! idiots who killed them off..........
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:iconthe-perspective:
the-perspective Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Student General Artist
Impressive work!
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:iconjvcg:
jvcg Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
is hollow inside?
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:iconhtfshimmer:
htfshimmer Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013
Thats adorable.
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:iconoptimario94:
OptiMario94 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Cute
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:iconmarvelous-things:
Marvelous-Things Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Wow! That's impressive! Too bad these guys are extinct, they were beautiful animals. :(
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:iconmartianraindrop42:
MartianRaindrop42 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is so cool!!! I had no idea thay you could do something like this made from pipe cleaners! Amazing.
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:iconthe-goblinqueen:
The-GoblinQueen Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
OMG! That is amazing!!!
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:iconthe-carolyn-michelle:
the-carolyn-michelle Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:worship:
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:iconakaelan:
Akaelan Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, I can't believe it's pipecleaners 0.0
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:icon8bitbrainstudios:
8bitbrainstudios Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
im loving how much attention this animal is getting lately! its not extinct if we keep it alive through artwork right?
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:iconediter-queen:
editer-queen Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very nice!! I really like it. it looks so realistic :D
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sundayAnarchy Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Student
WOW! I thought it was living being at first glance and just learned it's a sculpture when I saw the gallery it belongs to! Congrats on the DD!
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MonsterBrand Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Professional Photographer
I KNEW this would get a DD sooner or later. :highfive: wonderful work!
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atticghosts Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
im so glad you got a DD! congratulations!
i suggested you because your work is amazing~
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:iconmoucoy:
moucoy Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WITH PIPE CLEANERS?????
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:iconspyrodrago:
spyrodrago Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
Naw, so cute! :D
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:iconjourneykat:
Journeykat Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
PIPE CLEANERS?! It looks like a stuffed animal! Awesomesauce!!!
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:iconbearyfunny:
BearyFunny Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome O8
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:iconwindy-shenanigans:
windy-shenanigans Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Student Digital Artist
wow! this is amazing!
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:iconsbsstampattack:
SBsStampAttack Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Very gorgeous piece! ::heart:
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:iconpsariusagi:
PsariUsagi Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OH MY GOD...... this is beautiful!!!!
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:iconbunyip123:
Bunyip123 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
2 bad they were (most likely) hunted to extinction. But, great pic, DEFINETLY worth the favorites and DD!
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charmsheart0559 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013   Writer
wow, as a non-visual artist, I have no words to explain how blown away I am by your ability to make something so realistic and complex with pipe cleaners.
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shiita64 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
That's.... that's amazing!
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Kirinaohin Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
I was expecting it to be bigger with that much detail. Great job!
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chill13 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is absolutely incredible! I've never seen pipe cleaners used like this before! I am amazed at the structure and your mixture of colors! Not only is the technique amazing but the pose and expression on the animal are wonderful as well. What a great piece!!
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DarkwingFrog Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
Bet you thought this thylacine was Chuck Testa. NOPE. Pipe cleaners.
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:iconshinragod:
shinragod Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
Pipe cleaners huh?
Impressive.
It's dark eyes invoke the sense of a ghost from our past. It's only been extinct for nearly 80 years.
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Concora Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013   Writer
Amazing! Congratulations on the DD. :clap: :heart:
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SpiritofSky Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is made out of PIPE CLEANERS! I am utterly amazed at this just...wow!
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wh1t3-t19Lightning Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOOOOOOOOOOOOW.
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VixenBrushTaxidermy Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
This deserved the DD! I almost throught it was a taxidermy piece or a photo until I looked at it up close! :D
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NoctusCorde Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
Oh my Gosh!! I love Thylacines so badly, ha ha!! You surely did a wonderful and meticulous work with this guy!! The expression and that pose are great!! It looks adorable!! :iconomgsocuteplz:
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mypetmoon Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
Benjamin!! Oh she is just lovely! Absolutely amazing that you can make something that perfect with pipe cleaner, I would be impressed if it were sculpted with clay but pipe cleaners is way more impressive!
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OrganizmChick88 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow thats so pretty :)
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RunningOftheLeaves Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
Wow! That is amazing!
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RockyBalBaby Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is made from pipe cleaners??? Wow... I thought this was amazing to begin with, but WOW! :O

I love Thylacines... they're the most beautiful animal to have ever existed.... And this... it's gorgeous... Honestly, beyond gorgeous, it's PHENOMENAL!
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Esytha Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Absolutely amazing.
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0ArmoredSoul0 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*PTERODACTYL NOISES*
THIS IS MADE OF PIPE CLEANERS?!!!!!!
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Blooxi Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thylacine, Tazmanian Tiger, whatever you want to call it... i think you deserved the Daily Devianation. Congratz ^^
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Thalateya Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing - mega want!
They don't even look like pipe cleaners (and I've never seen them in that colour before)
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Diamond-Stud Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Student
Wow. I had no idea pipe cleaners could make something so amazing!
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Rayckro Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
Congratulation on the Daily Deviation! :D
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prettypunkae Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Professional General Artist
These were such beautiful creatures! It's a shame what happened to them!

Wonderful work, very good likeness and a great subject! :D

Grats on the DD! :dalove:
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