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« on: April 26, 2014 09:39:23 AM »



I made this doll for waggonswest for the most recent art doll swap. She's a flower sprite. I made her from La Doll Stone Clay.



Her hair is made from this golden brown yarn I think it was the Vanna White stuff. The butterfly on her head was handdyed. It was originally a light Mint color and I darkened it up. The rose in her hair is made of paper.



Her dress is made from the guts of the Harry Potter novel I gutted and turned into a book safe. I colored her dress using Tim Holtz inks. The dress was then decoupaged for protection, texture and shine. She is unfinished to give her a more primitive look. My next doll will be varnished I think. I plan on making other dolls like this.




I am super pleased how she came out.


Please let me know what you all think.

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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2014 10:06:44 AM »

She's adorable!
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2014 10:14:09 AM »

She is absolutely adorable. I love her hair and dress!
Did you print the letters on the dress fabric or was it already like that?
And what's the hair made of?
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2014 10:40:46 AM »

Wow, she is adorable!  I love her dress!
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2014 10:56:02 AM »

Oh wow she is so cute! I love her dress and her hair! So beautiful Cheesy Good job!
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2014 11:34:51 AM »

Thank you all very much. I have not really worked with clay before so I was pretty pleased she turned out looking like she did.


She is absolutely adorable. I love her hair and dress!
Did you print the letters on the dress fabric or was it already like that?
And what's the hair made of?


The dress is paper. I had pages of a book and I hand ripped the pieces into the shapes I wanted them, colored them and decoupaged them right onto the doll. The hair is made of yarn that I untwisted to give her wild, fluffy hair.
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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2014 02:20:51 AM »

she is lovely.  I particularly like the jointed limbs and the hair is very pretty too.
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2014 08:51:41 AM »

Thank you all very much. I have not really worked with clay before so I was pretty pleased she turned out looking like she did.


She is absolutely adorable. I love her hair and dress!
Did you print the letters on the dress fabric or was it already like that?
And what's the hair made of?


The dress is paper. I had pages of a book and I hand ripped the pieces into the shapes I wanted them, colored them and decoupaged them right onto the doll. The hair is made of yarn that I untwisted to give her wild, fluffy hair.

Oh wow, it looked like fabric to me. Cheesy
That's awesome.
Ah very nice! I really do love how her hair came out. Wonderful work!
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2014 10:44:47 AM »

I think she is just precious!
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« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2014 11:09:16 PM »

She is simply beautiful! well done, I love her.
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