Finishing the Figure: Doll Costuming - Embellishments - Accessories
Brilliant doll artist Susanna Oroyan taught us to create figures with depth and imagination; now she focuses on designing their presentation--costume, accessories, furnishings, and embellishments. Covers everything from pattern drafting and basics of costuming to settings, photography, and beyond. Over 300 beautiful color photos of dolls from the world’s top doll artists. Learn how to use elements of design to enhance your figure’s presentation and reflect your own style. Detailed instructions and illustrations, plus Susanna’s insightful tips accompany each phase of the process. Susanna shares her knowledge, then gives you the courage to experiment, expand, and create new techniques of your own!
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These are guides for costumers of collector's dolls rather than children's toys. Sewing teacher and author Hinds gives instructions and patterns for 16 ethnic costumes designed for standard ... Read full review
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