Oh, How They Change!



"Christmas Izzy" has become a papier-mache inspired doll. I was using a picture of an original Izannah doll as a reference when sculpting, but apparently all the images of paper mache dolls I've been looking at is what came out through my fingers. I'm just going to go with it. I usually do an underdrawing on the painted doll. In fact, there's usually another doll face underneath the paperclay addition. I will gesso over the underdrawing and then gradually go in and keep things I like and change things I don't. We shall see.

We have a lot of snow here in Maine - yesterday morning it was snowing to beat the band and we got another 5 inches. I haven't seen this much snow in years. It's beautiful, though, and if it's gonna be cold the kiddies may as well have something to play in outside.

5 comments:

  1. She is looking great Dixie. :)

    Oh...how I long to live in Maine....you get way more snow than we do here in our area of Vermont..We have snow..just not a lot..which is what I enjoy.

    Have a great day. Thanks for sending Jackie my way :) She is great.

    Doreen

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  2. Oh Dixie!! She's amazing!!! It truly is like bringing a little soul to life....you really have such a talent ~ xxoo, Dawn

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  3. Your newest Izannah doll is beautiful Dixie. But I would expect nothing less. Can't wait to see her finished.
    Kate

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  4. I love your dollies. They always look so content.

    She's a cutie!!!!

    xo

    Annie

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  5. Dixie, she is wonderful !!! I cant wait to see her finished. Happy New Year!!

    Angie

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