Multi-Media Dolls

Doll Making
These books discuss dolls made in more than just cloth or vinyl, such as paper, wood, polymer clay and found materials.

200 Years of Dolls, Third Edition star
A review of 200 Years of Dolls by Dawn Herlocher. This book is full of useful and interesting information and beautiful color pictures.

500 Handmade Dolls - Book Review star
"What exactly is a doll?" With that question doll artist Akira Blount begins her introduction to the book. By the end of the book we have been shown 5oo possible answers but left with the impression that we have only scratched the surface of possibilities for doll makers.

Adventures in Bookbinding - Book Review star
This week's article may have you scratching your head and asking "what's that got to do with doll making?" Well, bear with me, because it does have something to do with my favorite topic. Adventures in Bookbinding, Hand Crafting Mixed Media Books, by Jeannine Stein is a fascinating book for artist

Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay - Review star
This book is a great addition to any doll maker's library, especially if you like OOAK dolls and figures.

Felicity´s Paper Dolls by American Girl star
Historical paper doll book that is really a collection of items including doll, pet lamb, doll clothes, scenery and accessories - set in 1774 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Old Fashioned Dolls and Toys Book Review star
This book is a treasure for toy makers and doll makers.The dolls are some of the most beautiful and charming I´ve seen. Included are not only dolls but wooden toys as well, Teddy Bears, Bunnies, Giraffes, cats, Raggedy dolls, hobby horses, Cows, angels and the list goes on.

Who's Your Dada - Book Review star
Who's Your Dada, Redefining the Doll Through Mixed Media by Linda and Opie O'Brien is a fascinating look at creating works of art with found objects.

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