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Saint Augustine South, Florida 391 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   Eclectic art, dolls, vintage and antique - <3


Last updated on Apr 14, 2017

Eclectic art, dolls, vintage and antique - <3


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The Art of Dolls

I like dolls alot... :)
I lost my mother at a young age.
Her last gift to me was a doll name Vittoria. Our best bonding moments were over dolls, brushing their hair while talking about our day.
Intrinsically to care for them continues the life of that bond..

A large part of my life has been working with dolls from restoring them, sewing for them to making and painting them. My friend and I have been making doll wigs in mohair and human hair since the the late 1980s.

I make Limited Edition ball jointed art dolls (bjd) - their name speaks about why they are fun - Movement, articulation, and the versatility to change their wigs and eyes can give 1 doll a hundred looks.

I love antique dolls - They are a mysterious enigma.
The history of little girls of moms and daughters... teaching, nurturing, sympathizing.

From Peg wooden and Creche to wax, bisque, paper mache, compo, celluloid and hard plastic -- I see the era unfold by the toys the children played with.. Dolls in particular mirror what was happening at the time, the fashions, the body types. Ideals for girls to emulate.

Other rewarding work I do or have done
Mother and Grandmother
Foster care 9 years
Cattery - Bengal cats
Tree Nursery - Secretary
Corporation payroll clerk
Government Enumerator
Walden Books - asst manager -2 years
Grocery cashier
Pet Store clerk

Education : (never ending)
Jack Johnsons sculpting course
Diane Keelers sculpting course
Deb Wood sculpting video course
April Jensen sculpting course
Doll restoration (Lifetime Career institute)
Accounting (Vo-tech of St. Aug)
Dental Prosthodontist (Sharon Williams college Fort Lauderdale)
Art classes (cartoon Artist)
HS graduate (South Plantation)

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Last updated on February 28, 2011

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