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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