Bei Jing Huan Ying Ni

On all those nights when people around the globe stayed up to watch the Beijing Olympics games, I lost sleep making the Beijing Olympics mascots – the Fuwas:

Even though the project started concurrently with the Opening Ceremony, it wasn’t complete until after the game was over and city workers sweeped every street in Beijing 5 more times.  If I had known this to be 60+ hour time commitment, I might not have gotten it started.  Sigh.  Yeah.  I’m really slow when it comes to paper crafts.

It was a fun memorable process, though, and it showed what true fan (nerd) I was.  I also believe that these five dolls go well with the five Olympics Coke cans:

Just for the heck of it, the following is my documentation of the whole process that took a month and one day:

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1 Comment

  • Ariel

    September 13, 2008 at 10:21 am

    ahhh that’s cute, and i like how they all stand differently.