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Topic: altered matchbox/mixed media mermaid art doll  (Read 1007 times)
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« on: June 03, 2012 02:46:23 PM »

i made this mermaid art doll using small matchboxes and cloth head the rest of her of primarily paper the base is shells and seaglass found on the beach.

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close up of tail and base


her chest and tail are boxes that open;


she was embelished with decorative buttons/trim, arms are small wood spindles, face is handpainted with acrylics and used hair extensions as doll hair
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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2012 03:58:57 PM »

Wow this is adorable.
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