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« on: June 30, 2017 09:48:37 AM »

She was originally supposed to end up as the Norse goddess Frigga, but then I ran out of the coffee-dyed yarn and had to switch to green, ran out of that and finished with a multi-colored yarn. Now she looks more like a Mother Earth-type to me. So it goes.

Sorry, she still needs clothes, but who knows when I'll get around to that, lol. She was just an experiment, one of those hey-I-saw-that-on-Pinerest kind of whims. I had almost all the materials on hand from a micro-BJD I did last year, so that helped.

Her face is done in watercolor pencils and pastels, and a bit of acrylic paint. Her hair is handspun wool, some dyed with coffee and some with food coloring.

Here are the tutorials I watched:
Re-paint: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHu5LuI4-c4
Re-root: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxosPxuYQAU

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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2017 12:25:15 PM »

Very cool transformation of Draculaura, and I absolutely love yarn hair on dolls.  I think the unclad look goes well with the Mother Earth goddess archtype.  Maybe you could make some vines out of pipe cleaners and/or twist ties and twine those around her body?
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2017 10:49:35 PM »

Lovely! <3
And yes, skyclad works well for a Mother Goddess!
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