Here’s what I’ve been doing this spring.
My best friend, Sariah’s birthday is at the end of March, and I forget it EVERY. SINGLE. YEAR. So this year I started thinking about what to get her at Christmas. I found this fabulous little merboy pendant from Green Girl Studios. Sariah loves mermaids and babies and I [...]
Here are some tips and tutes for making fairy wings and mermaid tails.
Various tips from ODACA artists.
Polymer Clay wings from Polymer Clay Central.
I may have already posted this one, but here are several that have been collected by Global Fantasy.
Here’s what my life is like these days: I’m looking at pictures of Asian ball-jointed dolls on Flickr, and I find this artist who’s making cute little costumes for her tiny bjds. Then I look at her other gallery and start thinking “this looks familiar…” So I look up her profile, and guess what? [...]
As far as I can tell, Belgium-based artist Claudine Roelens is one of the most talented art doll makers working in Europe right now. Although she designs lush costumes out of silk and lace, her real strength lies in the delicate proportions and realistic gestures of her work. Maybe it’s Hollywood’s influence, or maybe it’s [...]
Ellen Harris has a longish tutorial about sculpting a miniature baby with Paperclay.
And for our polymer clay readers, here’s a page of tutorials from Global Doll Artists covering heads, torsos, hands, hair, fairy wings and mermaid tails. [Sorry, apparently that page has been hacked.]
Kathleen Davis is an artist and teacher who needs a better Web presence than a PictureTrail account. Every one of her darling creations just drips personality, whether it’s an adorable baby elf, an elegant mermaid, or an irritable goblin. I’ve been trying to bring this angle to my own work, which makes me appreciate it [...]