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By Linda O'Brien

Inspired by means of the "Dada" thought of constructing paintings from fabrics that might now not generally be mixed or anticipated to move jointly, and pushed through the same experience of irony and humor, this interesting ebook by means of Linda and Opie O'Brien stocks their special approach to creating mixed-media dolls. it's not just a "must have" quantity for a person attracted to chanced on item artwork and the human shape, it's a considerate and provocative exploration of the facility, symbolism, and cultural importance of dolls and representational figures.
 
The authors proportion targeted suggestions for utilizing floor elaborations, developing faces, heads, and limbs, utilizing molds and molding items, and development and remodeling disparate items into whimsical, inspiring dolls. beginning with numerous substrates—a wood block, a canvas, a tin can, a e-book, and a field construction—readers are guided step-by-step via 5 forms of doll constructions.
 
Included:
  • Complete directions for creating a field building doll, a wooden block substrate doll, a two-sided canvas body doll, a tin can doll, and a publication doll
  • Numerous adaptations on all of the middle tasks for extra experimentation
  • An inspiring gallery of mixed-media dolls from major artists who speak about their tools and proportion their very own solutions to the query: "What is a doll?"

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