Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Retro hand made paper doll






This paper doll is up for sale at Art by US

Monday, October 1, 2007

more paper dolls:











More painted and printed paper dolls. These paper-
dolls come with their own birds.

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Angel paper dolls





Hand painted with pastel and colored pencil accents.



Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Retro paperdoll for Nibblefest






This paper doll is on sale on E-bay as part of the Nibblefest art contest
NFAC. There is a theme each month- this month's theme is
retro. All bids start at .99 cents.


Contest runs for 7 days beginning on the 20th of each month.
Do a search for NFAC, to see what other artists have done with this "theme".

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Halloween Witch Paper-dolls Part 1






Three Halloween witch paper dolls sold separately on Art by Us.
Hand painted faces, hands and feet. The hats are removable.
They are 18 inches high on 140 lb water color paper fully
lined and signed on the back.

These paper dolls also come with accessories, see the description.

Monday, September 3, 2007

Two new paper dolls






These dolls are larger than the ones I usually make.
Measurements are 20" height x 7.5 width
The skin and the faces and limbs are hand painted.

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Alice in Wonderland paper-doll




This Alice in Wonderland paper doll is on auction on
E-bay for the monthly Nibble Fest Art Contest.
The auction price starts at .99 cents.

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

latest works in progress




Mother and daughter cats. I think I will arrange the sets so that there will be one mother and one cat angel. They will come with accessories. The extra cats will make up a three little kittens and mittens set.





This paper-doll in all hand painted with acrylic. there will be a printed paper lining and the wings are embossed vellum.


I will announce where they are going up for sale here. __________

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Paper-dolls in Progress

I probably won't get a chance to post the finished pictures here. But I will put links to them.
I will post better pics on flickr. See the side bar for link.



I have made 3 Mama cats and a total of 6 daughter cats. Each Mama cat will have one daughter and the last set of little girl cats will have purses and mittens, like the three kittens.



These are a group of paper dolls that will have other things that come with them, only I haven't made them yet. They were so much fun to make because I used scraps as I was cleaning out my studio. papers and things left over from other projects.

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

New paper doll I've been working on




This was a commission. it was inspired by this one,
and I will probably make a few more in this style.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Mod Sixties Paper-doll






this paper doll, Liz, is entered in the may Nibblefest Contest. Her details are here.
Nibblefest auctions start at .99 cents. The theme for May is The Groovy Sixties

Monday, May 7, 2007

Thursday, April 12, 2007

On My Work Table Now

Paper dolls that I am working on:


A selection of bird and cat angel paperdolls.


Collage ladies.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Mermaids

These are some of the Caribbean Mermaid Paper-dolls that I have created.





The inspiration for these paper dolls was two of my favorite mermaid stories: "Sukey and the Mermaid" by Robert D. San Souci and
"The Mermaids Twin Sister" by Lynn Joseph.

These stories captured my imagination. I also love the many versions of "The Little Mermaid". I like Disney's version with the steel drum beat songs, and I have also seen and read more sinister versions. Another mermaid favorite of mine is Aquamarine, which is a cute teen movie, but Mermaids all the same.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Brand new paper doll blog:

This is my new blog. I will start with a few older paper dolls, then I will continue as I make new ones.



These were made from pictures of my original hand drawn paper-dolls,posed with hand made cut-outs then printed out and re-colored. The paper is crumbled, and when you play with them they have a beautiful patina, of being old and very well loved.
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