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The Hug by Hippopottermiss The Hug by Hippopottermiss
Sculpture of hugging hippos, hand modelled in white clay.

Bought by one of my regular hippo collectors in Paris.

:bulletpurple: More hippos can be seen in my website gallery [link] :bulletpurple:
:bulletblue: or you could see if I have any hippos for sale [link] :bulletblue:
:bulletred: Hippopottermiss is on facebook: [link] and Google+ [link] :bulletred:
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:iconnycterisa:
NycterisA Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my goodness, Hippos must be made to hug. :clap:
You have captured so much sentiment with these (and your other hippos)!
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you :) I try to make them "alive".
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:iconaeravi:
aeravi Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2011
featured in softly :clap:
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you :hug:
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:iconmira-shadow:
Mira-Shadow Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Owww how adorable :) they are looking like mum and hippo child.
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :)
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:iconthepetya:
thePetya Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug:
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
:nod:
:tighthug:
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:iconsitethewhitemoonwolf:
SiteTheWhiteMoonWolf Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2009
My two favorite things: Hippos and Hugs. :3
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yes - they're both pretty good aren't they :)
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:iconj-mobius:
J-Mobius Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2009
tres charmant
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Merci :)
(désolée pour la réponse tardive - la vie est parfois un peu débordante)
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Tazzy- Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2009  Professional Photographer
Awwww........=D
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :hug:
VERY much admired by my collector friends - now lives in Paris with several of my other hippos :)
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HajaoqueHouver Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2009
soo sweeet :love:
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :)
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:iconanshiazhoriel:
Anshiazhoriel Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2009
I'm usually not a big fan of hippos, but these are so cute!
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you :)
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:iconmandarinmoon:
MandarinMoon Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is adorable! So tender and sweet, I just love it :) I'm so glad Caelitha included this in her feature or I may never have seen it. :clap:
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :)
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:iconcaelitha:
Caelitha Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi! :wave: I've featured this deviation in my Sunday Features journal this week. :D

:butterfly:

If you have any objections, just let me know and I'll remove your piece from the journal.
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks a lot for the feature :hug:
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:iconmagpie-poet:
magpie-poet Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2009
Super-sweet!
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :)
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:iconwolbashi:
wolbashi Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:cuddle:
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
:hug:
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:iconkata:
Kata Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
So cute! Glad this one survived the firings, so sorry to hear about your trouble with that! I hated when I lost a piece to that :(
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks - hopefully that's all the disasters for a while :)
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:iconariesnamarie:
AriesNamarie Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww!
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
:D
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:iconmamalucia:
MamaLucia Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
They are just as sweet as sweet can be ... *sigh* :+fav:
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
:D
I loved it from the moment I'd finished the modeling.
Need to make some more hugs...
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:iconmamalucia:
MamaLucia Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
EVERYONE can use more hugs! :D :hug: :hug: :hug:
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
:glomp::cuddle::iconhugfiveplz:
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:iconmamalucia:
MamaLucia Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:blowkiss:
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:iconsmilechild:
smilechild Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009
Wonderful piece! I love it. Crafted very well.
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you :)
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:iconhbkerr:
HBKerr Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009
Aw sweet! :love:
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
:D
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:iconnefer-ra:
Nefer-Ra Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009
so cute :)
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :)
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:icontigsie17:
tigsie17 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009
Beautiful!!! Lovely clay skills from form to glaze!
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you :D
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:iconartbykassie:
ArtByKassie Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional General Artist
:cuddle: You make the cutes hippos! :)
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:iconhippopottermiss:
Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the compliment :D
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:iconartbykassie:
ArtByKassie Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional General Artist
You're welcome :)
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sevenwillow Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional General Artist
These are just adorable! What is the conversion of a Euro to the US dollar?
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Hippopottermiss Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you :)

Today the Euro is worth about 1.40$
(it's worth having this [link] in your bookmarks)
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sevenwillow Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional General Artist
you're welcome and thank you!
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