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Baku Plush by WhittyKitty Baku Plush by WhittyKitty
Had lots of fun with this one!

It's a Baku, which is a Japanese mythological creature that is somewhat of a cross between a tiger, elephant, and tapir that eats dreams!

Made of minky and faux fur, a little bit of craft velour, and all markings done by hand with copics. Paw pads done with fabric paint. His mane was done by looping yarn continuously around his neck.

Plush is around 12 inches long.
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Given 2013-01-09
Please make sure to see it in full view! This plushie is full of surprises and details, it takes a lot of time and dedication to sew so many fabrics in so many different shapes, but the result is amazing! Baku Plush by *WhittyKitty ( Suggested by PlanetPlush and Featured by Talty )
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Fukuro-Feather99 Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Do you do commission work ?
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WhittyKitty Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yes I do! Let me know if you have any questions :)
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HeavenlySnow Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I absolutely love it!
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KilynnTor Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
strangely beautiful
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WhittyKitty Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
thank you :)
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FamiliarOddlings Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
This is awesome!
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Hannah-Needle Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Did you know a Pokemon was based off the Baku?
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WhittyKitty Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
:O I did not!
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Hakkatu Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
Best plush that I saw ^^ amazing job :)
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Damasath Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ooohmygosh<33333
i wish i could commission you asdfghjklöxcvbn v.v
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Talty Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013   Artisan Crafter
Hello! You have been added to the collection of Artisan Craft DDs I featured for January, you can see it here. Keep up the great work! :love:
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WhittyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Why thank you :)
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Talty Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013   Artisan Crafter
No problem ^^
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SilverTwilight05 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
I love the general shape, as well as all of the soft curves and color changes. The markings were done well, too. The amount of work you put into the details really shows, great job!
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WhittyKitty Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you kindly :)
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
Cute artwork! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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thepeachfairy Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
this is sooooo cute! Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute!!!!!!!!!!!
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Vusiuz Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013   Filmographer
Dream Eater...so adorable..
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rainbowstardragon123 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
ooooooh, obscure mythological creatures are one my favorite things!!!!!!!!
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Filly8 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, how incredibly original and adorable at the same time! It also looks exceptionally well made :3 Great job and congrads on the DD! My one suggestion would be to remove the mane or change the color; it sees to contrast a bit too much with the other colors.
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StarfallenWolf Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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Incredible...

~Leah~
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VioletFall95 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Oh, Japan and their strange mythological beasts. They never cease to intrigue.
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ohTHATsean Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
very cool, I especially love how you can't really tell where the different fabrics meet since the markings go all over the thing. Wonderful job!
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FearDaKez Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
WOW
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joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Haha...this is so fun and cute! Love it!
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Canis-Lupis-Alice Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
AWW! I love it! I would totally throw money at you for one of those!
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bear48 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional
nice job
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jadesyn Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
watever this is i want it so bad
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SeeSamSketch Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Student General Artist
It's beautiful!
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Azlyn-Blackward Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This caught my attention and it made my heart melt, it's so cute ;u;! You're really good!
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WinsomeLosesome Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, is this awesome!
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Faithfeather Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
:3 oh neat :D really well done x3 D: dont nom my dreams though
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Samagirl Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the DD!~~~
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tenwulfe Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Outstanding. It's so rare to see anyone do an interpretation of a Baku!
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auramora Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Student Digital Artist
OH GOD WANT :iconwantplz:
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HinataFox790 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
YOU GOT A FEATURE!!!!! AND IT LOOKS AWESOME!!!!!! :heart:
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Autumn-Gracy Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Student General Artist
I've never heard of a baku before but that's so cool!
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ClockWorkUmbrella Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
AYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
OHMYGODOHMYGODOHMYGOD.
My favorite mythological creature in plush form ;u;
Just.
Let me love you, okai?
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dolphinandcow Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Gimme Gimme Gimme ... this is awesome !!
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carpetsharkfreak Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
this explains Bakumon! sweet! love your interpretation :D
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grimnak60 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Awww
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grimnak60 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Cwww, I want one.
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Rookshock Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
whoa snap
your sewing skills
im jealous <3
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Bioteknos Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional General Artist
AMAZING, CREATIVE and AWESOME!!!!
is a great show of creativity :D Great work :meow:
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skyedeathwolf Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Cute
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AskSabertooth Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Drachorn Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cute! I had no idea copics could be used on fabric! That will definitely help me later on down the road! That mane must have taken you forever! Ahh he is just so cute! Very well done indeed : D
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Liz-TFwarrior Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
How in the world do you manage to create something like this?
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KyraMcKinley Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Student General Artist
YOU GOT A DD!!! I'm so happy for you!!!!
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the well deserved DD! :dalove:
Have a nice day! :heart:
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