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| Doll Artist:
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| Description: This
DIVA name is SHENA' very French she is.
Shena is wearing an original
design made by my hands
. Purchased of the finest
material...I was told always buy the best if you present a doll for
competition... The material shows here as blue, it really is a dark pleted
Diva's love the best. Her face
is made out of stocking and then painted. Adorning her neck is a purple fun
She wanted to feel a little
regal and decided to cover her locks. The body is made out of plastic, I tried
to no end to get that tight, curvey body out of stocking but couldn't.
I had so much fun with
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| The Critics: What a beautiful fabric Yvonne
however, one has to be careful with fabric choice, particularly expensive
fabric it has a terrible tendency to to be rather like a child taking a
Great Dane for a walk
.who ends up in charge? In this instance I think the
fabric almost overpowered your Diva
the use of it for the dress is
excellent it follows the lines of the body and makes an interesting
It might have been worth while
experimenting with what the pleated fabric could do I know in theatre we
fan out the edges with stitched-on fishline
stitch it alternately back and forth it is tremendously
Arms outstretched or away from
the cloak would also help to give the Diva a more
balanced look one tends to focus on the face and fabric
instead of the doll as a whole.
Its also a pity one
cant see more of the embellishment on the dress and cloak in the
Im interested to know
what you mean when you say her body is made out of plastic tell us a bit
more about her and if you have a place to put up clearer photos, let us
The face has worked well
youve developed a good face shape and the face painting is particularly
pretty. Ill be interested to see what you tackle next!
All critics are
by participant Sue Farmer if you want to learn what
makes she write them please read her article: Where Angels Fear to Tread !!