I really admire people who make those ultra-realistic life-sized baby sculpts. As an artist myself, I can appreciate how much talent and skill it takes to do that kind of work. But in terms of aesthetics, I have always preferred figures that were slightly more stylized, and Debra Lynn delivers. No, that was [...]
Something about ODACA artist Deanna Hogan’s work reminds me of the nostalgic South. She lives in the northwest, so maybe it’s just the power of suggestion, since she has made several dolls based on the antique Alabama Baby, but to me her chubby play dolls and nostalgic adult figures are reminiscent of folk music and [...]
Ooh, a very talented young acquaintance of mine, Emily Jameson, has listed four life-sized sculpted babies on eBay. Check them out here: http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZemma*laurelQQhtZ-1.
(Edit: Her auction is over now, but she sent me some pictures to post so I can show them off. I expect some great things from Emily in the future.)