It's a covert giant snail race this week as our theme is all about spies. So break out your spy gadgets, put on your black apparel and stealthily head over to Devon Dream for the snail races. This message will self destruct in 5 seconds....
Spies Snail 1: James Bond eat your heart out, it's double O Snail. Spies Snail 2: From the front. Wearing black shades, with black dress. Pearl earrings and necklace. Holding a P99 pistol in the left feeler, a bionic ear listening device in the right, bluetooth connected to the earphone on the head, over a short red hair style. Drool replaced with falling diamonds, as diamonds are forever.Spies Snail 3: From the side. Shell in black, along with a spiral rifling texture on the shell, centered with Bond himself. Spy vs Spy on top, with a few bombs. Spy camera, detonator and tv/communicator watch on the side. Flanked with Maxwell Smart and Austin Powers. Top Secret files on top.Spies Snail 4: From the right side. Better shots of the bionic ear device and tv/communicator watch.
Meanwhile at the Hall of Doom....
It's time for another installment of Giant Snail Racing, this weeks theme is Super Villains. So set those doomsday devices, grab your henchmen, leave your evil lairs and slink down to Devon Dream for the races.
Super Villains Snail 1: Don't ever mess with Poison Ivy.Super Villains Snail 2: From the front. Green eyes and long wavy red hair with ivy vines and leaf wreath on the head. Ivy vines and leaves around the neck. Ivy leaf outfit with green shoes. Drool replaced with falling leaves.Super Villains Snail 3: From the side. Shell in a green vine texture, vines and leaves around the shell and name plate, name in a green ivy font. Harley Quinn on top, gun barrels animated to flash red. Spinning Joker head on the side with animated spiral behind.
To Boldly Go Where No Snail Has Gone Before...
Giant snail racing, the final frontier...it's a Star Trek theme this week. So head over to Devon Dream at warp factor 9 and engage for some stellar snail racing.
Star Trek Snail Updated 1: It's the Star Trek snail, updated.Star Trek Snail Updated 2: From the front. Most the elements from the original Star Trek snail. Short red hair with point vulcan ears. Wearing a blue science uniform and emblem, wearing black boots. Tricorder slung over her "shoulder", holding a communicator in one feeler, a phaser shooting green beams in the other. Drool replaced with falling IDIC vulcan symbols.Star Trek Snail Updated 3: From the side. Transparent "shell" with a space texture inside. USS Enterprise orbiting around an animated planet Earth. Original Star Trek cast on the side. Name in a rotating Star Trek Font.
Who you gonna call?
It's a Ghostbusters theme this week for a cup race across the City of Concord sims. So grab your proton pack, jump in to Ecto 1 and head down to Concord to bust some snails....uh ghosts.
Ghostbusters Snail 1: Who you gonna call? Ghostbuster snailGhostbusters Snail 2: From the front. Short red hair style. Wearing her Ghostbusters uniform, brown boots and pearl earrings. Belt with ghost busting gear and trap around the waste. Holding a walkie talkie. Drool replaced with falling no ghosts symbol.Ghostbusters Snail 3: From the side. Shell in while, done up like the Ecto moble. Animated flashing blue lights on top, along with an array of ghost busting equipment and Slimer flying around. Proton pack at the back. Name plate in an animated scrolling marquee font.Ghostbusters Snail 4: From the back. Better shot of the proton pack. Flashing red lights at the bottom, animated blue LED's on the left. Bumper and brake lights. License plate has the "ECTO 1A" plate.
It's a super charged rocket power theme today at the giant snail races. So strap on that rocket packs, ignite those thrusters and blast off to Devon Dream for the snail races.
Rocket Power Snail 1: Super charge rocket powered snail blasting through the cosmosRocket Power Snail 2: From the front. Red hair topped with a metallic helmet with a aerodynamic fin. Wearing goggles over the eyes. Pearl earrings and cameo choker. Wearing a light tan leather jacket, brown weave pants, black leather gloves and brown shoes. Drool is falling stars. Turbo charged rocket jets visible at the back with animated intakes.Rocket Power Snail 3: From the side. Shell in a metallic texture with fins on the top and bottom. Animated fuel window on the side. Large turbo charged rockets on the side, animated in the front, side and back. Animated fuel lines on top. Blinking red lights at the bottom. Set of smaller rockets near the bottom. Name in a silver script font on the side of the large rocket.Rocket Power Snail 4: View from the back side. View of the rockets from the back, and decorations at the back. Flames and red exhaust both animated.
He is the One...
It's The Matrix theme this week at the Giant Snail Races. So jack in and upload yourself to Devon Dream, avoid the Agent Smiths and you may just find the One...snail.
The Matrix Snail 1: Enter The MatrixThe Matrix Snail 2: From the front. Wearing dark sunglasses and a short hair style. Has on a black leather body suit, finger less leather gloves and black boots. Holding pistols in both feelers. Drool in falling Matrix code.The Matrix Snail 3: From the side. Shell has a glowing animated Matrix code texture. Agents at the top, Trinity, Neo and Morpheus in the middle, "The Matrix" at the bottom. Name in a Matrix font, letters animated in a flowing green texture, animated Matrix code in the name plate background.
Break out the beer and the Ompah Pah, it's an Oktoberfest theme this week at the giant snail races. So grab your lederhosen and head on down to Devon Dream for the Giant Snail Races.
Oktoberfest Snail 1: Ready for the beer festival, its the Oktoberfest snailOktoberfest Snail 2: From the front. Sporting a double braid blonde hair style with white bows and pearl earrings. Wearing a green beer maid outfit with white apron, white lace socks and black shoes. Holding two mugs of beer with animated bubbles. Drool is falling pretzels.Oktoberfest Snail 3: From the side. Shell done in a Bavarian Flag texture, with a beer barrel with tap and animated beer mugs on top. Oktoberfest texture and flanking beer maids at the top. Name in an Oktoberfest font with a wood background. Oktoberfest logo and beer steins on the side.
What's that around the corner? Could it be? Oh no, the dreaded Simmons! Ahhh! That's right, it's that time of year when The Simmons theme comes to the Giant Snail Race, the silly, spooky side of Halloween. So put on your silliest and/or spookiest costume, head over to Devon Dream, and come watch the silly giant snails race around track.
The Simmons MK II Snail 1: The Simmons MK II snail. Based on the original two snail and carriage design I had built before, but now all contained in a one snail design and at the correct giant snail size.The Simmons MK II Snail 2: From the front. Looking down with red glowing eyes. In a snail designed bridle and harness. View of the pumpkin carriage "shell" in the back. Pumpkin headed driver, dressed in black, in the carriage seat, holding the reigns and whip. Drool replaced with falling candy corn.The Simmons MK II Snail 3: From the side. Better view of the "shell" pumpkin carriage, driver and harness. Hanging lights on both the front and rear. Name in a spooky red font. Inside a view of some of the Simmons passengers.The Simmons MK II Snail 4: From the rear. View of the carriage and brake lights from behind, the driver up in his seat, the steps leading up to the carriage and a Simmons peaking out the window on the right.
Time to be silly, well even more silly, it's silly hat day at the Giant Snail Races. So grab your silliest hat, or maybe 2 or 3, put them on, and head on down to Devon Dream for the extremely silly, but fun, snail races.
Silly Hat Snail 1: It's the silly hat snail in a viking hat. I know they might of been the height of fashion in the day, but now they just make me laugh.
Silly Hat Snail 2: From the front. Front view of the viking hat, with blond hair in pig tails underneath. Wearing gold and ruby earrings and choker. In a leather dress with metal trimming at breast and belt. Brown leather boots on the feelers. Drool is falling hats.Silly Hat Snail 3: From the side. Shell in a stone tile texture in a diamond configuration with gold trimming. Gold rotating hat rack inside the shell. Hats hanging are a homage to the majority of all the hats my snails have worn. Glass windows on the sides. Name in a silver font circling the outside of the shell.
Is that barbecue I smell? It's time for the 2nd annual favorite meats theme at the giant snail races. Come on down to Devon Dream where we'll fry up some entertainment, watch as we grill the snails, this is a race you can really sink your teeth in to.
Favorite Meats v2 Snail 1: Based on the original favorite meats snail, snail #15. Still contains a lot of the original elements, but has gotten quite a few updates and upgrades as well. Wouldn't call it a new snail, only an improved one. Original look of the snail can be found here, http://treet.tv/forums/snailraces/topics/show-your-pimped-out-snail-here...
Favorite Meats v2 Snail 2: From the front. New chef's hat on top of a new red hair style. Wearing pearl earrings and necklace. Chef's uniform has been improved as well, double button white jacket, Head Chef badge and symbol on front, white "pants". Wearing shinny black shoes. Spatula in one feeler, long fork in the other. Drool is falling pieces of meat.
Favorite Meats v2 Snail 3: From the side. Giant cheeseburger replaces the shell, grill on top in a lighter pink color. Condiments and accessories on the shelf on the side. Bacon name plate improved over the original, name in a flame font.
Favorite Meats v2 Snail 4: From the top. Better view of the top of the barbecue, seeing what meats are cooking up there, steam coming off of them. A top shot of the burger "shell". Top shot of the hat showing the holes in top for the eye stalks to come through.
Happy Birthday, giant snail races is 7 this week, and so to go along with it is a birthday theme. So put on those party hat, head on down to Devon Dream for some giant snail racing and some cake.
Birthday Snail 1: Happy Birthday, it's the birthday snail.Birthday Snail 2: From the front. Wearing a birthday hat and party horn. Ruby heart and pearl earrings and necklace. Wearing a pink party dress with matching shoes. Sparkler in one feeler, plate with cake and fork in the other. Drool is falling confetti.Birthday Snail 3: From the side. Shell done up as a cake with pink frosting, sculpty frosting decorations surround the cake. Lighted pink candles on top, along with pink particles. Party balloons on the sides of the name plate, name in a balloon font with a rainbow party background.
Was time to grab that sleeping bag and put on those PJ's, it was a slumber party theme at the giant snail races this week. Though Salem seamed a bit tired, poor thing, the snails were full of energy and ready to go.
Slumber Party Snail 1: Wearing her Pj's and already for the slumber party.Slumber Party Snail 2: From the front. Hair up in pig tails with pink bows. Wearing frilly pink rose patterned pj's, frills at collar, and on each feeler. Pink bunny slippers on the "feet" feelers, holding a teddy bear. Drool replaced with falling Z's.Slumber Party Snail 3: From the side. Name plate in a night time, slumber font. Top of the shell with a slumber party texture showing various items. Middle section of the shell configured like a "snow globe" with floating moon and stars inside, space texture on the inside. "Slumber Party" in the middle of the globe. More frilly at the back.
Happy New Year, well Chinese New Year that is. That's the theme this week at the Giant Snail Races, Chinese New Year, the year of the Dragon.
So fly on down to Devon Dream for some snail racing, you may even see a dragon or two.
Dragon Snail 1: And here is the dragon snail. Not bad for a rush job, I only had about a day to work on it as I'd been in the hospital all week.Dragon Snail 2: From the front. Dragon head with purple scales and blue blinking eyes, goldish horns and puffs of smoke from the nostrils. Wings are visible protruding from the sides. Large feet and claws at the bottom of the body.Dragon Snail 3: From the side. Shell in a red and gold Chinese texture. Chinese arch with paper lanterns hanging from it on top. Name plate in a Chinese font, framed in red with paper lanterns hanging from the bottom. Better view of the wings and overall body.
It's a cup race today for the Giant Snail races, and this time we're racing across the GOHA sims, the theme for this weeks race is naturally hockey. So grab your stick, put on those shin guards and come join us for the fun that is snail racing.
Cheerleader Snail 1: Support for the hockey players, the cheerleader snail.Cheerleader Snail 2: From the front. Hair up in pig tails with pink hair ties. Jewelry of pearl ear studs, gold and heart choker. Pink, white and silver cheerleader top, skirt and pompoms. Pink shoes with white bobby socks. Drool replace with falling "Rah!"'s.Cheerleader Snail 3: From the side. Shell with an animated pink and white star texture. Megaphones on top of the shell. Name in a cheerleader font with star background. Cheerleader silhouette on the side, flanked with hockey sticks and puck. Cheerleader megaphone at the bottom.
It's a game show theme this week, so come on down! You could be the next contestant at the giant snail races. Full of fun and excitement, so lets make a deal, spin that wheel, choose door 1, 2 or 3, say your final answer and head to Devon Dream. Hope you don't get the gong.
Game Show Snail 1: And one of your hosts tonight, Vanna SnailGame Show Snail 2: From the front. Short blond hair and brown eyes. Pearl, gold & ruby dangle earrings, pearl necklace. Long white, low cut dress with ruby & gold brooch, white shoes. Hand feelers with red polish. Drool replaced with falling "Wheel of Fortune" logo.Game Show Snail 3: From the side. Shell with a dark blue, sparkly texture, animated lights around the edges. Spinning wheel in the middle, "Wheel of Fortune" logo at the bottom. Name plate made up to look like the puzzle board from Wheel of Fortune. Better view of the white dress extending all the way to the back.
Hail to the Chief..it's a Presidents Day theme this week at the giant snail races. For those not in America, President's Day is a holiday celebrating and remembering U.S. Presidents, mainly George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. So head on down to Devon Dream, and you might just catch sight of one or two of them.
Presidents Day Snail 1: The patriotic, red, white and blue, Presidents Day SnailPresidents Day Snail 2: From the front. Wearing a red, white and blue top hat, dress, shoes, pearl with dangle heart earrings and gold with heart choker. Drool replaced with falling red, white and blue stars.Presidents Day Snail 3: From the side. Shell in animated red and blue with white stars textures, mount Rushmore on top. Seal of the President of the United States in the middle, flanked with pictures of Washington and Lincoln, "Presidents Day" at the bottom. Name in a red, white and blue font with animated lights around the boarder.
There be dragons here! We're having a cup race this week on the Isle of Wyrms, all snails and/or dragons are invited to participate in the race. So come on down and race as or watch these majestic, magical, wonderful creatures.
Isle of Wyrms Snail 1: The Isle of Wyrms Snail. While based on the Chinese New Year snail, I have made enough changes between the two to feel like I needed to classify this as a new snail.Isle of Wyrms Snail 2: From the front. Scales of the dragon are gold, protrusions and claws are in silver, horns and shell are in diamond. Blue eyes and occasional puffs of smoke from the nostrils.Isle of Wyrms Snail 3: From the side. Over all look at the length of the snail. Better angle to see the wings. Tail was replaced with a more dragon looking one. Spiky protrusions on the top of the shell. Name in a gold fairy tale font.
It's time for some luck of the Irish, it's a St. Patrick's Day theme this week at the giant snail races. So get your green on, grab your 4 leaf clover and follow that rainbow to the end at Devon Dream for that pot of gold that is giant snail racing.
St Patricks Day MK II Snail 1: Based on the original St. Patrick's day snail, with the same over all design, but major improvements and updates in all areas.St Patricks Day MK II Snail 2: From the front. Green animated sparkling hat with sculpty shamrock on the front. Sparkling green dress, green shoes. Wearing shamrock earrings and choker. Rainbow with pots of gold with falling gold coins visible on the shell. Drool replaced with falling clovers.St Patricks Day MK II Snail 3: From the side. Shell in a green shamrock texture. Scultpy shamrocks along the top. Boy and girl leprechauns flanking a crock of gold with animated spilling gold coins, rainbow stretching over the shell from side to side. Name in a green Celtic font. St Patrick's day sign at the bottom.
This week is the first Relay for Life Giant Snail Race of 2012. Following the RFL theme of "Time for a Cure", the theme for this weeks snail race is time. The snails will be running this race across the Skybeam Estate sims and should be in for a fun time.
Time Snail 1: This is my attempt at time snail.Time Snail 2: From the front. In an 80's looking hair style, with gold dangle star earrings and choker. Wearing a black and white striped top with colorful confetti, black skirt and black shoes. Hand feelers wearing open fingered gloves. Drool replaced with falling clocks.Time Snail 3: From the side. Shell done up based on the Delorian from "Back to the Future". Equipment on top of the shell, animated blue and red lights, Mr. Fusion on top. Animated flux capacitor on the side, time circuits at the bottom. Vents and bumper on the back. Name in a BTTF font.Time Snail 4: From the back. Better view of the vents, Mr. Fusion on top and the bumper. "Outatime" California license plate on the bumper.
Party time, it's a Mardi Gras theme this week at the giant snail races. Get your beads on, grab your costume, hop a float to devon dream and come see the colorful and festive snail races.
Mardi Gras Snail 1: Colorful and festive, it's the Mardi Gras snail.Mardi Gras Snail 2: From the front. Purple and silver sequin mask, feather and jeweled head dress. Wearing a purple showgirl bikini top, bottom, gloves and purple shoes, with purple pearl earrings and purple, green and yellow necklace. Drool replaced with falling Fleur De Lis'.Mardi Gras Snail 3: From the Side. Shell in a animated Mardi Gras Texture. Purple, green and yellow particle fountains on top along with a festive Mardi Gras lady. Animated lights on the side, comedy and tragedy masks flanking a Fleur De Lis in the middle, with a Mardi Gras sign on the bottom. Feather tail dress at the back.
This Saturday, April 21st, 2012, was the wedding of RacerX Gullwing and Safra Nitely at the giant snail track. The weddding went off beautifully, Racer and Safra had decided to do the marriage in giant snail form. So along with the decorating and building for the wedding at the track, I ended up making all the snails for the wedding party. And yes, I, Safra and even Racer, all raced in our wedding party snails.
Bridesmaid Snail 1: The bridesmaid snail I made for myself.Bridesmaid Snail 2: From the front. Blue eyes and red hair in a ponytail, with a lavender hair tie. Pearl earrings and necklace. Lavender dress with a trim of flowers and pearls. Feeler tips in red. Holding a purple and white rose bouquet. Drool changed to purple bubbles.Bridesmaid Snail 3: From the side. Shell in a light purple lacy texture, lavender flowers and pearls encircling it, trimmed with more lavender. Name in a light purple, flowing script font.Bridesmaid Snail 4: The bridesmaid snail for Salem De White. Outfit, shell, drool and flowers the same as mine. Her name on the side of the shell. Hair, same style but in white, skin darker and eyes the same as her human avatar.Groomsman Snail 1: The groomsman/best man snail I had built for the wedding. Racer had also adapted the groom snail with this snail. Wearing a black tux with bow tie, black "sleeved" hand feelers, and shinny black feet feelers and shell.Groomsman Snail 2: Racer had decided he wanted to surprise Safra with a white tux. Contacting me a couple nights before the wedding, he asked if the snail could be in white, it took awhile, but I got it done. Snail in a white tux with a lavender bow tie, purple bubbles and a purple name on the name plate.Bride Snail: This is the snail I designed for the bride. Though not a complete representation, a few items were Safra's, like her hair, and no transfer. It has purple eyes, pearl earrings and necklace. White gown with a lace outer trim. Holding a purple and white rose bouquet, feelers tipped in red, purple bubble drool. Shell with an elegant texture, trimmed in gold. Hollow glassed in middle of the shell containing another, larger bouquet. Missing are Safra's long, multicolored hair and veil, a couple white flowers at the top right of the dress and transparent petals along the breast line.Minister Snail: Found we needed a snail for the minister, and so I built that too. Based on the black tux snail, original jacket, bow tie and under shirt were removed and replaced with a black shirt with a white collar.
Happy Mothers Day, at least in the US. It's a Mothers Day theme this week at the giant snail races. So show your mom some love, give her a big hug and come with her down to Devon Dream and watch some giant snail racing together.
Mothers Day Snail 1: It's the Mothers Day snail, or mother to be.Mothers Day Snail 2: From the front. Blue eyes and long red hair with a pink bow. Pearl and heart earrings and choker. Showing off the baby bump with a pink baby doll top, black maternity pants and pink shoes. Holding a bowl of pickles and ice cream in the right feeler and an ultrasound picture in the left.Mothers Day Snail 3: From the side. Shell in a dark pink satin texture with a rotating heart on top. Pink and blue pacifiers at the top, baby bottles near the bottom. Elegant "Mom" in the middle surrounded by flowers. Name in an elegant font outlined in gold with animated rainbow colors.Mothers Day Snail 4: From the back. "Baby on Board" sign at the back, other shot of the "Happy Mothers Day" Mom heart on top of the shell.
It's time for another Giant Snail Race, and this weeks theme is all about robots. So wind up, put in new batteries and clank on down to Devon Dream to watch the metal and mechanical snails race around the track.
Robot Snail 1: The mechanized, mechanical, metal snailRobot Snail 2: From the front. Yellow glowing eyes with metal lashes and metal ribbed eye stalks. Red metallic hair with ear antenna on each side. Metal riveted body, blinking lighted chest plate with animated display. Wearing a metal dress. Falling sparks "drool".Robot Snail 3: From the side. Ribbed and finned shell body. Blinking red lights on the front and back. Animated circling blue lights on the upper and lower section of the shell, animated circling yellow lights, pulsing blue light in the center, yellow lights at the bottom. Circle fins on the back of the tail, name in a robotic font.Robot Snail 4: From the back. Another shot of the ribbed and finned shell, animated circling yellow lights and circle fins on the back of the tail.
It's time to head for the great outdoors, it's a summer camp theme this week at the Giant Snail Races. So dust off those hiking boots, grab your camping gear and head to Devon Dream to join in on the fun at Camp Snailo.
Summer Camp Snail 1: Are you ready for the summer? Are you ready for the good times?Summer Camp Snail 2: From the front. Green ball cap with Summer Camp Snailo patch on top of red hair up in pig tails with green bows. Wearomg a Summer Camp Snailo green t-shirt, blue jean cuffed shorts, brown leather belt, brown shoes, white socks, pearl earrings and a canteen. Holding a compass in one feeler, with drooling green bubbles.Summer Camp Snail 3: From the side. Green textured shell, log framed name place, held in place with logs., name in a wood font. Summer Camp Snailo patch on the side, lantern hung from the shell, camping backpack at the back.Summer Camp Snail 4: From the back, Better view of the camping backpack at the back of the shell.
Go for the gold! It's time for another Giant Snail race, and this weeks theme is the Olympics. So head on down to Devon Dream and come watch the snail compete for the honor and the glory.
Olympic Snail 1: The Olympic snail in all her glory.Olympic Snail 2: From the front. Short red hair style and headband on the head. Wearing a blue USA track suit with the American flag on the left side and Olympic rings on the right. Blue track shoes and white socks on the feet feelers. Holding an Olympic torch and wearing a gold medal. Drool replaced with falling Olympic rings.Olympic Snail 3: From the side. Olympic rings on top of the shell, tan texture on the shell. Olympic torch in the middle of the shell, with a glowing Olympic events texture inside. Olympic logo on the front and back of the shell. Name in silver at the top of shell.
Grab those backpacks, make a lunch, get your books and an apple for the teacher, it's back to school theme this week at the giant snail races. Join the class at Devon Dream as the snails race around the track, and who knows, you might even learn a thing or two.
Back to School Snail 1: Time for schoolBack to School Snail 2: From the front. Red hair in pig tails with white bows. Wearing a white and dark blue school uniform, dark blue socks and white shoes. Holding an apple for the teacher in the right feeler, drool replaced with falling A,B and C letters.Back to School Snail 3: From the side. Shell continues with the school uniform texture, school bus with blinking lights on top. Name plate done to look like a chalkboard, with chalk and eraser. Books in the middle and a school backpack at the back.Back to School Snail 4: From the back. View of the back of the bus and school backpack.
What's that? Knights in shinning armor, damsels in distress, castles... Why yes, it's a medieval theme this week at the Giant Snail Races. So grab your swords and shields, and sally forth to Devon Dream to watch the races and maybe save a Princess or two.
Medieval Snail 1: My medieval Princess snail
Medieval Snail 2: From the front. White cone princess hat over long red hair. Ruby heart and pearl earrings and necklace. White princess dress with ruffles, white shoes. Gold heart scepter in the right feeler. Falling white bubbles.
Medieval Snail 3: From the side. Half shell, trimmed in gold with a white and gold Fleur De Lis texture. Medieval castle on top, drawbridge, purple turret roofs and flags, animated moat water, with a rotating dragon flying around. Name plate curved to the shell with gold trim and in a gold medieval font.Medieval Snail 4: Close up of the castle on the shell
It was a candy theme for the first Giant Snail Race of 2013. With the track decked out in candy and the like, it turned out to be a sweet race. Also a milestone for me, as this was my 100th themed giant racing snail.
Candy Snail 1: The candy snail in all her sweet glory.Candy Snail 2: From the front. Red hair tied up with black licorice, candy earrings and a candy necklace. Dressed in a pink candy textured dress with gumdrop edging. Sugar coated pink and red shoes. Holding a swirl lollipop, drool replaced with falling Skittles.Candy Snail 3: From the side. Shell in candy textures, trimmed with red and black licorice, chocolate ring with peppermints and gumdrops on the top. Lollipops and a Kiss around the center, peppermints around the outside edge. Candy sign at the bottom. 100 at the top for my 100th themed racing snail. Name in a candy font with a chocolate background. Peppermints and gumdrops in the hair, better view of the candy necklace and earrings.Candy Snail 4: From the back. Better view of the chocolate, peppermint and gumdrop ring.
It's a Chinese New Year theme at the races today, and this year, it's the year of the snake. So slither your way down to Devon Dream for the races, we're sure you won't want to hiss it.
Chinese New Year - Snake Snail 1: The snake snail. Blue blinking eyes, red animated darting tongue. Green scale texture on the body and head.Chinese New Year - Snake Snail 2: From the side. Long snail, so picture is a bit compressed. Chinese arch and lanterns on top of the shell with rotating pinwheel fireworks. Shell in a red Chinese texture. Name in a Chinese texture with red background, snake textures on both sides. Yin yang Year of the Snake symbol in the middle.Chinese New Year - Snake Snail 3: Closer shot of the shell portion of the snake snail.
Break out those quarters, this weeks theme at the giant snail races is all about video games. Hop, spin, fly, race on down to Devon Dream and watch the video warriors compete for the high score.
Video Game Snail MK II 1: The new and improved video game snail. A majorly updated version of the original snail I made several years ago. Video Game Snail MK II 2: From the front. Short red hair. Dressed in a black t-shirt sporting the Atari logo, blue jeans, blue sneakers and white socks. Video controller medallion around her neck. NES controller in the left feeler, NES Zapper light gun in the right. Drool replaced with falling quarters.Video Game Snail MK II 3: From the side. Shell made up of 8 bit orange brick blocks with a few question mark coin boxes. Pacman with rotating ghosts on top. Mario and Donkey Kong on the side. Video Games text, Link's Shield and Master Sword in the middle with a tri-force at the bottom. Qbert at the back. Name in a Mario Font and background with a brown brick frame.Video Game Snail MK II 4: From the back. Sonic at the back. Donkey Kong and Mario visible from the sides, Qbert at the top. Pacman and ghosts at very top of the shell.
Time to dust off those mad skills, as it was a pinball theme this week at the giant snail races.
Pinball Snail 1: My pinball snail in all it's gloryPinball Snail 2: From the front. She's a pinball wizard, decked out in a dark blue wizards hat with pinball's. Dark blue long dress with ruffles, blue shoes. Wearing chrome pinball earrings and necklace. Holding a pinball wizard magical staff. Drool replaced with falling pinball's and quarters.Pinball Snail 3: From the side. Blue retro pattern on the upper shell. Animated yellow lights. On the scoreboard, animated name, lighting each letter in turn, flashing when completed and repeating. Flashing tilt signs, rotating score numbers. Flippers and bumpers on the shell. Animated arrows pointing to a pinball in the center.
We were all geared up and chugging along for our Steampunk theme this week at the giant snail races.
Steampunk Snail 1: My industrialized Steampunk snail.
Steampunk Snail 2: From the front. Sporting a pair of goggles and wearing a lovely little hat with a bow. In a cream colored skirt edged with lace and tan pants. Wearing lace gloves, black leather boots, pearl and diamond heart earrings and a cameo around her neck.
Steampunk Snail 3: From the Side. Shell in a copper, riveted metal texture, flashing red, yellow and green lights above an animated fire furnace window. Steam gauge, vent and release valve are next to an animated furnace temperature gauge. Rotating gears are under exhaust pipes spewing black smoke. Drool replaced with falling gears, name plate in a steampunk font.