Sunday, July 27, 2008

The doll challenge

I know I mentioned before the doll challenge Gayle started at MQR. The only rules were that it was any interpretation or representation of the word "Fair" And that it was due August 1st. I also think I told you this is the first doll I've ever made.....keep that in mind please as you view the results....

Meet "Ms. Fairly Funky", the mermaid crack whore. Looks like she's had a pretty rough life. My son who was visiting this past week, is a cop and he dubbed her the mermaid crack whore....fits her looks pretty well I think!


I had fun doing this, and sure learned a lot! Like draw the eyes before needle sculpting the face, my eyes turned out too small for the face. Also need some practice with that needle sculpting!
But I'll make more dolls, if only to justify what I spent on how to books...LOL! Next one will be better...I hope!

I'll be working on my lessons for the online color and design for art quilters class I'm taking while I recover.

Have a good few days!


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12 comments:

  1. She's priceless!!! Where can I see all of them?

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  2. Deb....I think you did a great job for your first doll. Much better than what I could put together. I would love to see all of them too.

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  3. What a hoot! Love your slightly shady mermaid lady. Hope you are feeling better.

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  4. I am now cleaning coffee off of my monitor! Lol LOVE the doll!

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  5. OMG....she's awesome!

    Hope all is well with you.

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  6. For your first doll this is fabulous I wouldnt know where to start and would not be that brave. Ive nicknamed her cracker. I hope you soon feel better after your surgery and I cant wait to see the rest of your dolls.
    Have you done colouring fabrics using pencils? if so how did it work out?

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  7. she's wonderful! how fun. i'm still working on mine.....

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  8. She is so cool, Deb! I love her!

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  9. what a perfect name for her, she is just astonishing..you did a great job!!

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  10. I love how much character your doll has -- she does look like she's been around the block, and hey, isn't it wonderful that she's still smiling and ready to bare that tummy :-)

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  11. I followed a link from Vicki's blog to find your wonderful doll, she definately has a lot of character!

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