Works in Progress



Sometimes when I'm trying to decide what to do with one creation I start another ;-). The wooden doll is inspired by my banner. The painting in my banner was inspired by a Queen Anne Challenge in Coffee with Tea. Queen Anne dolls are growing on me. I decided that while Miss Wood was in limbo, I would start a small doll.



Up till now I haven't done a lot of small dolls, although I like them a lot. When I made Liddiana and James, a couple artist friends of mine said, "You should make some small dolls." And so I am. I made a pattern with an hourglass figure and attached legs. I intend to add some booted feet onto the ends of these legs, and of course she needs arms. I really like the shape of her. I put a layer of paper clay on, and now she's baking. I'll probably do a couple more layers of clay and bake the doll in between before painting and dressing her. I think she'll be the perfect sized antique inspired doll to sit in the lap of one of my Izannah inspired dolls.

2 comments:

  1. Dix, I love these dolls! Especially the one that looks like your banner! She's wonderful!
    When you have a minute, please hop on over to my blog... :> )
    ~Peanut

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  2. precious... I adore the smaller dolls that you can tuck here and there!

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