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Topic: Art Doll for a Feminine Spirit  (Read 2070 times)
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« on: June 07, 2014 10:23:08 PM »

I made this doll for P_E_S_T in the Art Doll Swap. I spent a lot of time going through her interests and her posts to try to get a sense of a doll that could even begin to represent the awesome that this woman is. When the inspiration struck, I worked like a fiend and this is the result. The hair is individually hand-sewn pieces of burlap. The dress is decorated from my scrap bag. There are two birds that adorn the dress and one butterfly at the doll's neck to represent transformation, hope, freedom, joy, and so many other good intentions.











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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2014 11:37:44 PM »

I actually love her sooo much. Do you know about my tattoo ! Every time I look at her she just fits me so well x
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« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2014 02:13:18 AM »

She is beautiful! You put lots of love and good intentions into this art doll, that shows!

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« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2014 05:45:51 AM »

She is truly unique and fantastic!
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« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2014 06:15:18 AM »

fabulous...all the attention to detail and the craftsmanship...love her!
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« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2014 08:19:21 AM »

I actually love her sooo much. Do you know about my tattoo ! Every time I look at her she just fits me so well x

I don't know about your tattoo. Now you must share!
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« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2014 11:00:29 AM »

Beautiful  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2014 12:00:31 PM »

So when I had to have hysterectomy 3 years ago, believe me - it was a good thing ! I saved up to have an amazing tattoo done by an amazing woman. The bottom is fire (flames), then water (waves), then moons (earth), then a huuuuuge butterfly (air). It was all about transformation, reclaiming, healing.
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« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2014 12:06:09 PM »

it is obvious that the two of you connected on some level...just wow
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« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2014 05:59:00 PM »

"artsycandice" she is just beautiful! I love her dress & her hair! I'm not sure what she is made of, is it clay & did you have a form or just free hand? I'm just curious how she's made. If you would could you make a tute on how you made her? She is totally  "Awesome"!!
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