I have been a professional Teddy Bear Artist since 1988. I specialize in creating handmade One Of A Kind teddy bears and other animals from vintage mink stoles, coats, and collars. My bears have appeared in various books and magazines over the past two decades.
I'm still working on the photos of my new teddy but I will be posting it for adoption tonight or tomorrow morning (Pacific Time). I did this little sketch of the teddy to put on it's box. It is a "Kewpie Bear". I was inspired to create this new teddy design because of these kewpie charms. Each Kewpie Bear will be wearing one of these little charms: