Jane Armstead's Profile

About

Hi my name is Jane, I am an artist, designer, and doll maker. I live in South Yorkshire England, and work from a studio attached to my house. I live to create art, it keeps me from going bonkers!

I am inspired by nature, folk art, and mythology. I seem to be drawn to bold colours, they make me smile.

I am entirely self taught and I have been making dolls for decades and painting for about seven years. I love exploring different ways to combine my two passions. I was inspired to create soft sculpture fishes that are painted and combined with shells, driftwood, and beads. I now make dolls with hand drawn and painted faces so each one is unique.

I spend about half my time doll making and half painting so that I don't get bored and my Ideas and work stay fresh. I work to a high standard and…

Read more

  • Female
  • Born on May 22
  • Joined November 23, 2009

Favorite materials

Paint, calico, muslin, ribbon, knitting yarns, wool, buttons and beads

Shop

JaneArmsteadArt
Jane Armstead Artist- Designer- Doll Maker

About

Hi my name is Jane, I am an artist, designer, and doll maker. I live in South Yorkshire England, and work from a studio attached to my house. I live to create art, it keeps me from going bonkers!

I am inspired by nature, folk art, and mythology. I seem to be drawn to bold colours, they make me smile.

I am entirely self taught and I have been making dolls for decades and painting for about seven years. I love exploring different ways to combine my two passions. I was inspired to create soft sculpture fishes that are painted and combined with shells, driftwood, and beads. I now make dolls with hand drawn and painted faces so each one is unique.

I spend about half my time doll making and half painting so that I don't get bored and my Ideas and work stay fresh. I work to a high standard and only sell items that I am happy with.

Find me on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/janearmsteadart

Unfollow username?

Are you sure you want to stop following this person?