I had to let these little dolls sitting patiently while I got busy with other projects, but they keep me company and I love to see them sitting pretty by my desk on top of a paint jar, that's how tiny they are!.
So, one of them is patiently sitting, waiting for her hair :o)
I have some sweet news for the fall... can't wait to tell you! ♥♥♥
This online class is currently open for registration! Self paced, fun and for any level of experience!
Learn how to:
♥ Make a clay doll, easy instructions of how to sculpt a doll face
♥ Easy way to make a doll dress
♥ Paint the doll face with acrylics
Carol, (SilverSpring) you won the online class spot! yaay!
Please contact me in private with your email, in case you don't have it public. I will be contacting you with the info and when we start! ♥ Congrats!!
More images HERE
I love faces. Painting them and sculpting them.
This September I have been running a fun challenge called 29 faces, for everyone interested in perfecting their craft or practicing new things, we all in group fly together and share, cheer and enjoy hundreds and hundreds of faces.
Since I left in the back burner my sculpting, and I have this challenge going on, I have been feeling the "clay itch" again, so before I grab my tools I'd like to share this beautiful link full of doll faces in clay, in their site: (The photo is not mine)
Well, this summer was extremely hot, and as i decided in january, i have spent all my time dedicated to painting this year.... but I am feeling the "make a doll bug" again, and most likely will get all my doll making goodies and go for it lol :oD
For now, I want to share an adorable tutorial for a bunny doll. Isn't is an adorable face?
It is in Russian but can be translated or simply look at the photos and follow steps HERE
Over the mother's day weekend we went to San Diego and one of the fun things we did was visiting the Mingei Museum, where besides the awesome masks and the Huyler's chocolate exhibit, they had an antique doll's exhibit!
I want to share some pictures of my favorite ones:
The following three dolls are ceramic and cloth, from Germany:
An Izannha doll, so cute! And in great shape:
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This fancy lady looks adorable with her blue silks.
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Thanks for visiting, I'd love to hear your comments!
Hey there! Just around the time of my last post here, my life had a major hiccup and things turned a bit terrible. The rest of the year was too stressing for me to sit and make a doll so I have been away of this little blog for months.
This new year I am planning to concentrate more on painting than dolls, so chances are I will not be posting often either, but if I come across a fun tutorial or something interesting doll related, I will link to it here.
Look on the past postings, I have a great collection of links of many doll makers and awesome doll stuff.
I have however, some adorable tiny dolls listed in my Etsy shop (see left bar)
If you want to drop me a line go ahead, I read all the mail! :o)
The blog I want to tell you about today is in Russian, so you can do a google translate, or just enjoy the beautiful doll images. But then again, maybe you speak Russian so that's even better :oD
There is an adorable Frida Doll ♥
Click HERE to enjoy a beautiful blog named Mush Room
This is an easy and fun tutorial on how to add arms to a doll.
My model is a fabric doll made by JasmoonButerfly
The arms are paperclay, but they can be polymer as well, just make sure you make some little holes when you are sculpting them.
-A doll and her limbs with a perforation
-Beads a bit larger than the holes in the limbs.
We start by getting a strong thread or floss. In this case I am using gold acrylic floss, and tiny beads in a color coordinated blue.
Insert needle from the back, pull out from the shoulder area.
Pick up the bead and and push the needle through the doll into the other shoulder. Make sure they are even:
Pick up the other bead, push thread back ion the hole, and insert in the shoulder towards the back again.
Make a good knot and add a bit of glue.
Here she is, all dolled-up.
Thanks for visiting, don't forget to "follow" this blog to be notified of ore tutorials and fun doll pictures!
This is the way my little guy is looking now! His new name is Anathon. Isn't he handsome?
Thanks Leandra for letting me use the pictures!
I am so happy to see his transformation! Even when he accidentally lost a finger in his travels, poor thing. Right now he is going from Spain to Greece, where I hope he will be getting some pants hahaah He is still in his undergarments, but shh! pretend you didn't notice!
Visit Tracey's blog to see Xanthi's doll in her new beautiful dress!
These twins started by Tracey-anne, they are still in progress. Painted by Leandra, and the hair added by Xanthi. One was still missing limbs but not any more! I made a set of legs and arms for her. I only have one complain: The new paper clay Michaels carries is not my favorite. It is hard to work with, too gummy and sticky, ugh! not at all like Creative paperclay, so it was not so enjoyable to work with it.
Moon (the one in blue) is going to be a bit shorter than Sun (the blond)
I will be working on their little outfits with the fabric I posted a few days ago. It will be so much fun!!