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Thursday, September 25, 2008

How to make a princess!!




Take one vintage doll head, some wood and a creative drawing. Take a piece of copper and some hearts buttons and wala!! A princess!!
She was such fun to work on and all of the elements just came together.
I attached a collage to a piece of 1/4 plywood and cut the plywood into triangular shapes. I inserted a wood block into the base of the doll head so that I could drill some holes into it. I took four sections of the plywood that I cut and laid it on the neck piece that I had installed. Then I attached the plywood with dowels and glue. This made the base of the doll.
I took rectangular pieces of copper mesh and molded it to appear like cloth over the drawing. I held these pieces in place with heart buttons.
An vintage rhinestone collar made up her head piece and rhinestone trim made up her bracelets. '
She has been entered into the Queen of ZNE contest being held by the Art Dollz group on ZNE.
What fun!!
You all must visit the ZNE network (www.zneiscrafty.ning.com) Fun place to visit and filled with exciting artists from all over the world.
Enjoy the pics of the princess!!


2 comments:

MARGARET FIELD said...

wow, stunning piece of work. i'm so glad that you voted for me, because now i've found your blog.

Biiig thanks, and now i'm off to read the rest of your blog
xxx margaret xxxx

PCarriker said...

What a beautiful princess! Thank you for stopping by my blog, back at you, I love your work!!
xo
Pam