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And a thank you to all who have signed up so far!!
This is the doll I worked on yesterday. Her name is Mazie. She looks less mad than the other one I did about a week ago. The first thing my husband said when he saw my attempt at a black folk art doll was..."Who is she mad at?"
But...I didn't let that comment stop me...I still loved every inch of her.
Then...my daughter...who very much LOVES primitives...the dirtier and grungier the better...tells me..."She looks really MAD!"
Uuuuuuuuuugh! So, I thought...Okay...maybe it was the painted eyes that made her look so angry with the world? So, I worked on this one and made the eyes differently. They are stitched with black and white crochet thread.
She doesn't look mad at all...and that is confirmed by my husband...LOL!!!
And now I have got the black folk art doll bug. I like painting these dolls....I like sculpting their faces...I like painting the large lips...but I didn't like working with that cheesecloth!!!
I think it adds a nice touch to her apron...and I really wanted to make a headband for her out of it...but it was hard for me to use it...I think that I may be just making it harder than it should be...
My daughter uses it alot...in fact she is the one who gave me a bit of it to use on my dolls. I think I will stain the remainder of it and just allow it to dry and try using it that way.
Why do I have to make things so difficult for myself? Hahaha!
Mazie is available on Ebay...I listed her last nite. There are 5 photos for her.
Click HERE for the link.