| Category: Intermediate
| Doll Artist:
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Medium: She and stars are
Description: Hand sculpted and
designed by me. Her arms and legs are wired.
She stands about 17" high
from her toe to her crown.
The nebula is hand knit lace
created by me for this doll. It has been stiffened and acts as the stand for
her and her stars.
| Inspirations: Perimbo
is based on the Erte print "Queen of the Night".
| Herstory: ...
| The Critics: I kept going back to look at this one
not because it is so Erté but because it is so Arty,
excuse the pun! Patti had fun with this, that much is obvious.
What a labour of love to
handknit fabric! The effect is very unusual and I love the way it wraps around
her arms softly, and goes on to form the background.
Even though there is not much
costume to speak of, I find this a good example of
allowing your creativity to flow
I particularly like the
needlesculpted faces Im constantly amazed at how much shape can be
achieved with fabric, stuffing and a needle!
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 !!