I am feeling happy today! This evening, I have passed a custom made bunny bear to a male customer which was requested by him 3 weeks ago.
This bunny bear is specially made for his girlfriend =) His girlfriend has lost her bunny-bear which her aunt bought or her as a gift 15 years ago. It was lost during transportation and she is terribly upset as this bunny bear has a sentimental value to her and they could not find the similar bunny in any shops anymore.
He has sent me some of the images of the bunny and I believed this bunny is a manufactured bear. Its really a challenge for me as I m still a novice in soft sculpture design... although as a product designer, I had the ability to visualise 2 dimensional into 3Ds.
Initially, I have thought of rejecting his request but when i met up with him and his girlfriend, I somehow feel that i must help them with my ability and passion for design. I wanted them to be happy and i wish i can do something to help =)
Its really challenging to do this... they have no samples to show me... just a few sketches drawn by me and a rough dimensions given by them... and of course the most helpful photographs from them with no side views :(
I have spent a week cracking my head after my work, spent few hours a day to draw designs and made a prototype with cloth. It's really not that easy! My mum had asked me to call them up to reject their request several times, as she isn't confident that i could made it :(
Now a week has passed, and i have proven her wrong! Here's the final design!
Now he has received the bunny bear and is pleased with the design, I am really really glad. I hope her girlfriend will like the bunny and pass her down to their future children and grandchildren.
And they live happily ever after.