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Pangolin Fridge Magnet - Sleep tight little one by demiveemon Pangolin Fridge Magnet - Sleep tight little one by demiveemon
Update: Sold for $66 which were donated to Equip Rangers to Protect Endangered Wildlife in order to help save pangolins and other animals in Cambodia.

It's time for another pangolin fridge magnet and this time it's actually 2 pangolins in 1! :D

I'm really fond of this tiny duo turned out and I love the twig. I'll definatly make more magnets that include twigs! %D

The mother is covered by almost 200 scales and her baby by around 70 tiny scales of various sizes. Each scale has been cut out by hand, cleaned of fuzzy edges before being glued in place. The sizes range between 2-10 mm.

The bodies are split into several sections. This allows me to fit the scales seamlessly and creates a 3D-effect. The mother consists of six separate sections (body, legs, neck and the tongue) and the little one of three (body and legs). Baby and the tongue can be removed.

Materials: Faux suede scraps, felt, magnet, glue, plastic coated wire, acrylics, twig and patience.

Time: 3 days

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What's a pangolin and why do they need our help? Learn more about their plight and how you can help by simply spreading the word: Link!
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Given 2012-08-29
Pangolin Fridge Magnet - Sleep tight little one by *demiveemon is a beautiful magnet of an animal we don't see too much art of! ( Suggested by Artha-Amberose and Featured by UnicornReality )
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animaloves Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am so impressed to find someone that is using their talents to bring awareness and help to animals! I work at a zoo and just graduated with a Zoology major and am brand new to devianart, but I am hoping to do the same with my page! But this is so so so beautiful! Anyhow I'm wondering if you would take a commission to do one of these again or one of your baby plush pangolins again? I wish I could make a plush! Such lovely work Clap 
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demiveemon Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for your lovely comment and welcome to Deviantart! :D
I do take commissions for chibi pangolins and magnets can be done as well.
Currently I'm working on six chibi pangolins featuring new colors. Half will be leafy pangolins based on my pangolin adoptables (partly scaled). Once they're done they'll also be available for sale.

Here are some prices:
Chibi pangolin plush: 170 USD + shipping (70 USD is being donated to help pangolins)
Leafy pangolin plush: Not sure about the price yet, but probably around the same as fully scaled chibi for simplicity
Pangolin Fridge Magnet, curled up: 65 USD + shipping (26 USD is being donated)
Pangolin Fridge Magnet, mother and baby: 95 USD + shipping (39 USD is being donated)
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monkchoo24 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
OMG that's so cute and realistic~
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demiveemon Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you and I'm happy to hear that you think so. I'm hoping to raise the public awareness of pangolins and their plight with my crafts. :3
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monkchoo24 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
U go for it!
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Hakkatu Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
I love it, looks great and exceptionally!
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demiveemon Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! It's my favorite pangolin fridgy so far and I'm really happy, how much atmosphere the leafs from my pot plants were able to provide. XD
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Talty Featured By Owner May 11, 2013   Artisan Crafter
Hello! Your work has been featured on this Mother's Day feature. Have a great weekend! :)
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LandGart Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
We are featuring the pangolin this month and have featured your art on our group! Come check us out at FeaturedCreature!
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Keldain Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
Fantastic job! :D
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