A couple months ago I made a diorama as a little visual promo for Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi—I’ll mostly be using it for in-person events, so I thought I’d share some pics here for people who won’t be able to see it in person.
A diorama! The last time I made one of those, I think I was still in elementary school. I had a blast coming up with the scene that the Tinys from the book would inhabit. I determined early on that I needed a Tiny Chicken crossing the road, and her motivation turned out to be a pair of Tiny Fried Eggs.
(The Tiny Armadillo to the right is playing the role of roadkill.)
Tiny Bride and Tiny Groom are perpetually tying the knot, with Tiny Xs and Os serving as their wedding party.
And somehow a Tiny Caveman beating a Tiny Computer with his club seemed appropriate.
To make the diorama, I used many of my samples that I already had on hand from taking the photos that appear in the book, so the only things I had to make new were the scenery and the letters. But those letters were a ton of work! I timed it, and it took me exactly 30 minutes to make one of the inch-tall Es in “Teeny-Tiny.” I love how they came out though.
Soupy, of course, says he could have done way better. And gimme that Tiny Chicken.
If you live in NYC, you’ll be able to see this in person and get a signed copy of the book on September 8th at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio! (Check their website closer to the date for the details.)