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Beaded Walrus – 3D / Small Size

This little walrus is one of my favourite beaded sculpture so far. I love the whiskers! It looks quite close in shape and features to the real thing. The pattern is in German but not hard to understand for somebody who doesn’t speak the language.

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Beaded Panda – Japanese / Extra Small Size

Just like the raccoon, this panda is not quite built on the usual Japanese style pattern but it’s got its roundness. “Beaded Miniature Menagerie” offers a good alternative for the ones who struggle with regular Japanese patterns.

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Beaded Raccoon – Japanese / Extra Small Size

This is actually not quite a Japanese style sculpture but looks a lot like one. The book “Beaded Miniature Menagerie” has its own building technique. That Racoon was really easy to build. It is also perfect as keyring.

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Beaded Hippopotamus – 3D / Medium Size

I struggled a lot with that one. Everything was going fine until I reached the middle. I couldn’t understand the “tube” technique to make the legs so did them in 3D instead. Result: the hippopotamus couldn’t stand up.

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Beaded Pig – Japanese / Extra Small Size

A cute little pig. It is relatively easy to make once you’re a bit used to Japanese style patterns. I love its rounded shape, it reminds me of a cartoon pig.

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Beaded Elephant – 3D / Small Size

Perlentiere’s books are amazing. They feature lots of different animal patterns and can be found in several languages. This elephant is really beautiful, especially its head which is quite detailed. The body is a bit more plain.

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Beaded Fox – 3D / Small Size

Maryline’s patterns are very good both for beginners and advanced artists. I believe what most of us are after is to build / see some animals sculptures easily recognizable and as close as possible to the real thing. That little fox definitely do the trick.

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Beaded Goat – 3D / Extra Small Size

Is it a goat? Is it a dog? We’re not 100% sure but at least it looks cute. Nylon thread was not a wise choice on this one as it made it harder to give this sculpture the right shape.

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