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Creative Cloth Doll Making: New Approaches for Using Fibers, Beads, Dyes, and Other Exciting Techniques

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ISBN13: 9781564969422
ISBN10: 1564969428
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More and more young women are catching doll fever—and that can only mean one thing: doll making is going hip. Gone are the primitive country dolls Grandma used to make. Today's leading artists are developing cutting-edge techniques for creating a new generation of funky contemporary dolls.

Written by internationally known doll maker Patti Medaris Culea, this unique book enables readers to take inspiration from top contemporary designers—right from home. The premise is as original as it is fun: renowned designers use 1 of the 3 simple patterns provided in the book to make a doll. Readers are able to look over the shoulder of the author, and of each designer, as she fashions her own unique creation. Crisp text, detailed illustrations, and color photos take readers step by step through the creative process. The end result—a wide array of amazingly different dolls made from 3 simple patterns—inspires doll makers to try out new techniques to fashion their own one-of-a-kind creations.

Including the work and insights of contemporary talents such as Julie McCullough, Barbara Chapman, Barbara Evans, Annie Hesse, Jane Coughlan, Lynne Butcher, Barbara Willis, and others, this fun teaching guide brings the hottest new techniques to life in a creative and inspirational way.

Synopsis:

- A great "how-to" book for contemporary doll makers<BR>- Includes three complete and original doll patterns-all completely interchangeable<BR>- Inspiration dolls from leading artists highlights variations on basic techniques

About the Author

Patti Medaris Culea studied art in Los Angeles and Japan and began as a painter and portrait artist. She has a full line of cloth doll patterns, and her work has appeared in books, magazines, and galleries.

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DeBorah Beatty, January 16, 2015 (view all comments by DeBorah Beatty)
This book is the ultimate bible for anyone wanting to get into art dolls. The author has a full series on making her whimsical dolls that cover everything from drawing and coloring doll faces to building the doll itself then creating the attitude from cloth and beadwork. She offers manynstep bynstep diagrams as well as patterns you can copy. I would definitely recommend it for the art dollmakers' reference bookshelf.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781564969422
Subtitle:
New Approaches for Using Fibers, Beads, Dyes, and Other Exciting Techniques
Designed:
Peter King & Company
Designed by:
Peter King & Company
Designed:
Peter King & Company
Author:
Medaris Culea, Patti
Author:
Culea, Patti Medaris
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Subject:
Dollmaking
Subject:
Cloth dolls.
Subject:
Textile Arts - General
Subject:
Toymaking - General
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Toymaking
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Publication Date:
20030301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.38 in 1.13 lb

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"Synopsis" by , - A great "how-to" book for contemporary doll makers<BR>- Includes three complete and original doll patterns-all completely interchangeable<BR>- Inspiration dolls from leading artists highlights variations on basic techniques
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