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Current Articles

  • How to make a patch in PCD Instructions for making a patch in PCD. Posted here for all my embroidery friends. Specific instructions for turning an embroidery design into a patch.

  • Sculpting a doll - Part II - Choosing your medium. A discussion about Natural Clays and Polymer clays - the advantages and properties of each.

  • Doll Artist or Doll Designer? - What's the difference? Michelle Lightner expresses her opinion.

  • Entering a doll in competition - A brief summary of most competition rules and judging criteria.

  • Sculpting a doll - Part I - How does one get the idea for a doll? Where do our ideas and our desires to sculpt come from? Michelle answers these questions, from her perspective.

  • Author and Freelance Writer Kathryn Witt Ever-changing and interesting articles about the world of doll making from Kathryn Witt. Beautifully written, she presents stories about artists and their journeys.

  • Articles from Aves Studios These articles have been written by qualified people in their fields, and have appeared in various publications and mediums. Articles include:
    Dolls and Accessories (various articles on creation and restoration)
    Plastic Models (various articles)
    General Repairs & Restorations (various articles)
    Props and Effects (various articles)
    Gourd Customization Step by Step Guide with Pictures
    Fantasy Sculpting (various articles)
    Taxidermy (various articles).

  • Recommended Reading We've compiled a list of suggested reading material and instructional information to assist sculptors and doll enthusiast. These are recommended reading for those who want to learn sculpting and for collectors.

    ArtDeadline.Com Income Program

Flower Rule

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