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Grease is the Word by thinkpastel Grease is the Word by thinkpastel
Here's my entry to %semi-sweeties's Movie Contest Button by Shacchan :la:

As the title may have suggested :D , the movie I chose is Grease.
I love musicals and the 50's are my favourite decade, so it makes sense that Grease is one of my all-time favourite movies! :giggle:

:star: Click here for more pictures! :star:

I tried to reproduce the scene in which all the Greasers and Pink Ladies meet up at the local diner, the Frosty Palace. Click here for a screen cap!

Edit: whaaaaaaaaaaaaat? :omg: :omg: Huge, huge thanks to =Kida-neechan for suggesting this as a DD, and to ^cakecrumbs for featuring :heart:
I'm so gleeful right now that it's kind of awkward :D :woohoo: :woohoo:

:magnify: Technical breakdown:
Everything shown was handmade in a 1:6 scale; more specifically..

:pointr: Burgers are made with polymer clay and coloured with chalks and acrylic paints. Click here for WIP pictures!

:pointr: French Fries are also made with polymer clay and coloured with chalks. Click here for the DIY tutorial!

:pointr: Tray, plates, mustard and ketchup were all made with clay and subsequently varnished.

:pointr: Milkshakes are made of casting resin (base and cup), silicone (whipped cream) and paper clips (straws). Click here for WIP pictures!

:pointr: Frosty Palace's Menu was designed in Corel Photopaint. I've used this illustration for the snowman on the cover, and a scan from this site for the inside menu.

:pointr: Cigarettes are made of clay and painted with acryilic paints, while the cigarette box was designed in Corel Photopaint. Click here for close-ups!

:pointr: For the table, I used a square of thin plastic, painted it with black and silver acrylic paints to get the marble effect, and varnished it; lastly, I've placed it on top of a silver cardstock base.

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Grease is the Word - Size Reference by thinkpastel

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Grease is the Word by ~thinkpastel ( Suggested by Kida-neechan and Featured by cakecrumbs )
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zarfentaku Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thats the best hamburger ive ever seen...
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thinkpastel Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I did a lot of  field research. :nod: :rofl: :rofl:
(Thank you :blush: )
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FantasyWench Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AMAZING!  Congrats!
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:iconthinkpastel:
thinkpastel Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you :blush:
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FantasyWench Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You are welcome!
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ravennyxrayn Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013
Smoking kills. Don't do it. 
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thinkpastel Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
And that's exactly why Pasteloro® cigarettes are made of chocolate: simplystella-sketchbook.blogsp… Greeny Turning Head  :D
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ravennyxrayn Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
That's like arguing that kids can buy cigarette looking gum from ice cream trucks. Your art is nice I'm just opposed to smoking. 
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thinkpastel Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
So you're suggesting that chocolate,gum or any sort of 'make-believe' cigarette would encourage a smoking habit? That is certainly a funny idea; God knows how popular these treats were when I was a child, yet I grew up to be a non-smoker.
I also fail to see how can the simple act of portraying an object into a work of craft promote a bad habit. Following this logic, any time an author pens a thriller book, he's actually promoting murder? Who knew Stephen King was such a sociopath! ;P
Thank you for your comment anyway; its was interesting. :)
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ravennyxrayn Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
You're welcome
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