So, my next project will be a suit of Glowsheep the harp seal...Click me!
Short white fur for face-
Everyone keeps telling me "don't use short pile, don't use short pile. Get seal fur." and from pictures seal fur looks REALLY short and not fluffy at all! D: My friend Lin's fursuit (http://mixedcandy.saberfire.com/main.php?g2_itemId=8705
), which is the only suit I've touched IRL that has fur about the fluffiness I think I want. I also like the length of the fur on most of Jax's heads (jax.critter.net), which to me looks like short pile when you see it at the store, pre-ruffled up. The thing is, I do NOT want to screw around with shaving/trimming/whatever on my fur.
Longer pink fur for hair-
There's so many kinds of fur out there and I'm just overwhelmed @_@ Shaggy or long pile?
I plan on making little fur pigtails with velcro hidden at the bottom to stick on to the head, so the fur-hair on the head will be styled around to go in the direction of where I place them. Meaning, the fur has to let me brush it in different directions and be long enough to look like hair. I do not want to use a wig or fake hair, I want it to look sort of like the hair poofs on this
as far as length.
Anyone have any suggestions of what will likely "go wrong" with my design? Any major pitfalls/tips regarding making little hair poofs and on using a shorter fur for the face? Just from looking at my illustrations are there any major problems that I just wouldn't recognise? XD
Thanks a BUNCH to everyone who helps me out!