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American Foxhound Leather Mask by merimask American Foxhound Leather Mask by merimask
I was commissioned to do a pair of masks for a hunt-themed masquerade. This guy wanted a foxhound mask for himself and a red fox for his wife. He placed the order on Friday. He was supposed to be much further along on my "to do" list, but I got sucked in by all the cute foxhound pictures & started researching right away. American Foxhounds are SO CUTE.

Before I knew it, his hound mask turned into my weekend project. I did not one but TWO of them, because I couldn't decide which color version I liked better.

This is Foxhound #1...light brown and white. Check out my group :iconleathermaskart: for a picture of it with the fox.

This mask was commissioned at my Etsy shop: [link]
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DJ-Uni-Mekaju Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's Mr. Pilos! :iconomgsocuteplz: I mean...awesome! :w00t: XD
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Caliphone Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
adorable! im partial to foxhounds though since i used to have a beagle and theyre so similar. I love the way you did the ears!
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labradoorknob Featured By Owner May 11, 2010
Oh man, I absolutely LOVE the ears- and I will catch your kiriban, I was so disappointed last time because I got the number right after that. >:[
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merimask Featured By Owner May 11, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hilariously, if I'd had time to organize it I was planning on doing a 55,555 kiriban. I ended up getting it myself. What do I win?
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labradoorknob Featured By Owner May 12, 2010
I'll draw you something!
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Agorphia Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the floppy ears!
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Treyos Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
The flopped over ears are just adorable!
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merimask Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
They really are. :-) There's absolutely no way to make a fierce-looking hound dog mask, I've decided. You just have to resign yourself to being cute when you wear it.
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Treyos Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
I would have to suppose that even growling would just lead to "awww, such a fierce little puppy!" ;P
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merimask Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
It might even get you bopped on the nose with a rolled-up newspaper & laughed at. ;-)
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