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« on: September 14, 2013 06:02:40 PM »

I have always have been fascinated with dolls with darker skin tones. When shading with the pencil, you actually have to work backwards and put in the highlights and then add all of those colors that the eye can see, but can only detect as colors when you are trained as an artist. I used blues and purples on Peppermint's face. He's made with the same pattern as the other elf dolls I've made recently.


His hair is a cap of crocheted yarn that has been combed out.


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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2013 06:16:25 PM »

He is gorgeous!  All of your dolls are works of art!
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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2013 04:33:37 PM »

Your use of color is lovely.
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« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2013 06:41:54 AM »

The moment I saw that little picture, I knew he had to be yours!
I love the hair and the face, and well, everything about him!
  He's lovely! Well done!
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his face is so expressive Smiley  dig his bow tie!!!
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