New Artist Interpretations from Frankenweenie by Sneffca!

   I am currently working on some new character interpretations from Tim Burton’s black and white stop-motion film, Frankenweenie.  The characters from this film are my favorite to needle felt!  I am working on Elsa Van Helsing and her poodle Persephone.  Elsa’s bodice is a needle felted blouse and slip in gray tones.  The black…

Hippity Hop! Down the bunny trail!

Let’s Hop right into spring!  Here are some of my recent needle felted bunnies!   The sweet little gray and white bunny holding a little basket of eggs is approximately 5″ H    The white and tan bunny fits in your hands like a baby bunny! He is needlefelted with crossbatt and then layers of natural…

Good Grief Charlie Brown!

  What can I say?!   Who doesn’t love Charlie Brown!?  The Great Pumpkin Patch!  A Charlie Brown Christmas! The Peanuts Gang is a great group of characters to needle felt too!   To date, I have only made Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Linus. (see gallery photos) The Peanuts gang are definitely on my list of characters to needle…

LOST AND FOUND: Finding your Artistic Muse

To be creative, you simply open a door, the door of the subconscious mind, and allow thoughts and images to emerge unedited.”—Betsy Dillard Stroud What exactly is your artistic muse?  For me, it is that burst of artistic energy that takes over and compels me to create—many times not just one project but several projects…

Puss in Boots and The Three Diablos

This is my interpretation of the modern day Puss in Boots and the Three Diablo’s as seen in DreamWorks Animation feature film.  I used Living Felt NZ Corriedale natural white and the African Safari color pack. Puss in Boots’ Cavalier hat is made from NZ Corriedale wool with maroon merino trim accented with a yellow…

Courage the Cowardly Dog

I never actually watched Courage the Cowardly Dog cartoon… which aired between 2000-2003 on Cartoon Network.  A customer asked me if I could make Courage, and I ended up making several Courage dogs with a beautiful shade of pink wool that captured his character perfectly! I really enjoyed making this anthropomorphic pink dog so much that I…

The Pink Panther and Inspector Clouseau

Contrary to the title, The Pink Panther was not a character in the comdey films that featured the bumbling French police detective, Inspector Jacques Clouseau.  However, when you mention the Pink Panther, that is what everyone remembers about the animated opening comedy sequence to Henry Mancini Pink Panther theme music! The Pink Panther actually represents the…

Sneffca’s World Frankenweenie needle felted interpretations

I really love creating interpretations of Tim Burton’s characters! Here are some of my favorite needle felted creations from his most recent movie, Frankenweenie! All of these characters are one-of-a-kind. All have been sold. I will soon be offering Elsa Van Helsing and her poodle,her poodle Persephone! And three Sparky dogs: one before death, one…

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