The Story of an Art Doll: The Final Installment

The Story of an Art Doll: The Final Installment

So now she’s done. She didn’t turn out in any way at all like I first envisaged, I saw her as a more contemporary type of art doll rather than the elegant lady she turned out to be, but sometimes that’s where the process...
The Story of an Art Doll: The Jacket

The Story of an Art Doll: The Jacket

I’ve finished the underskirt for my art doll and I really like the way it turned out even after all the challenges it posed. So now on to the jacket … red silk dupioni for the jacket, with a front lining of rich gold thai silk...
The Story of an Art Doll: Embellishing

The Story of an Art Doll: Embellishing

My art doll still doesn’t have a name yet. Maybe after she has some clothes she’ll tell me what it is. The embellishing of the underskirt begins. First adding some art lace edging to the bottom of her skirt using water soluble...
The Story of an Art Doll: The Fabric

The Story of an Art Doll: The Fabric

I recently began working on an art doll and you can see where I began here. Now, lying amongst the silks and satins on my cutting table, sometimes she looks dejected … … sometimes she looks hopeful … She has a strong...
The Story of an Art Doll: The Face and Body

The Story of an Art Doll: The Face and Body

From time to time I like to challenge myself by creating new ways to use my favorite fabric embellishing techniques. For this project I chose to make an art doll which is something a little out of the ordinary for me. I chose not to draw...
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