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Cloth Doll Artistry: Design and Costuming Techniques for Flat and Fully Sculpted Figures
     

Cloth Doll Artistry: Design and Costuming Techniques for Flat and Fully Sculpted Figures

by Barbara Willis
 

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In this unique and beautiful book, beloved doll-designer Barbara Willis guides readers through various approaches to doll design and basic and advanced construction techniques. Through the creation of three complete step-by-step projects, readers will develop color boards, learn to use vintage images, create both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional cloth dolls, learn

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In this unique and beautiful book, beloved doll-designer Barbara Willis guides readers through various approaches to doll design and basic and advanced construction techniques. Through the creation of three complete step-by-step projects, readers will develop color boards, learn to use vintage images, create both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional cloth dolls, learn sophisticated costuming techniques, and gain knowledge of elaborate soft sculpting. A gallery shares the inspirational work of several well-known doll artists who have created their own versions of each project. Complete patterns and templates are included.

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Willis, Barbara.

Cloth Doll Artistry: Design and Costuming Techniques for Flat and Fully Sculpted Figures. Quarry: Quayside. 2009. c.128p. illus. ISBN 978-1-59253-513-2. pap. $24.99. FIBER CRAFTS

This guide to cloth-doll making provides step-by-step instruction from idea to creation, as well as a gallery of inspirational art pieces. A variety of design techniques are presented, especially for the dolls’ faces. While the designs are not for beginners, the photographs representing the best of the craft give beginners something to aspire to. —

Library Journal , August 2009

Library Journal
This guide to cloth-doll making provides step-by-step instruction from idea to creation, as well as a gallery of inspirational art pieces. A variety of design techniques are presented, especially for the dolls' faces. While the designs are not for beginners, the photographs representing the best of the craft give beginners something to aspire to.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592535132
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Willis is a doll artist and teaches doll making in many parts of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and England. Barbara's work has been widely published in magazines and her dolls have been included in special exhibits, galleries, and books. She resides in Northern California in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of Cloth Doll Artistry (Quarry Books, 2009).

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