I made this paper art doll for the
Art Doll Swap.
When I was a young girl playing paper dolls was one of
my favorite pastimes. Well, I'm still playing with paper dolls.
Both of us have grown up, tho.
I really had fun making this doll. She is my 2nd one that I've made.
And, I must say, my doll making as come a very long way.
Just as I was planning for this swap, I came across some sample art dolls
in an old issue of Stampington's Stampers' Sampler
I love using feathers and I had burlap and my new order of lace,
Really Reasonable Ribbon, had just arrived.
So I was all set to use this doll as my inspiration.
Her body is from several paper art doll patterns that I found
on Google. After I adjusted for size, I printed my patterns in a very light
color so they could be colored. I mostly highlighted what was already there
with my Prisma pencils. This was so much fun to make that I'm sure I'll be
doing more. In fact, my inspiration for the next doll is
On my last trip to the craft store I got a face mold and some clay. Both are
from Sculpey. This will be my first time molding with clay. I think I have
everything to begin now. Oh darn, everything but the time.
I'll get it made one of these days.
It was hard to find any challenges for my doll but I did
Off the Wall Craftiness - Inspiration as shown
Moving Along With the Times: Anything But a Card
Guylou's Inimitality - Monochromatic
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