My polymer clay ball joint doll, Aurora Rose, has a new hair do. I am very happy to have replaced her mohair wig with one I made from Tibetan lambswool. The scale of the fiber is much more suitable to dolls, and it is available in a variety of colors.
It took most of a [...]
a finished miniature set of toiletries for a fashion doll
Life is smelling pretty sweet in many ways this summer! Here’s a page I just put together for a tutorial on making a miniature perfume bottle set for fashion dolls.
I love making miniatures, playing with graphic arts, and creating with beads. This [...]
This is a great time for new beginnings, and I’ve got several in the works in this new year. I’ve relocated my studio space to 364 Main Street in Longmont, where I am making new art, giving classes, and finishing projects that have been in the works for a while. Here’s the start of a [...]
Patsy Cline said it so well…some days things just are NOT all together. That’s how it is right now for the purple faerie ball joint doll that I am making. First the cat stole one of her lower arms—luckily I have made a paper under-body pattern that I am testing and it was no problem [...]
I just finished making my first ball jointed doll, and its been a fun filled learning curve. I’ve made many dolls, but she’s the most complex. Kato Polyclay is extremely tough and durable, and after sanding has a beautiful skin-like texture. I used a 12.5 oz. block of beige/flesh and had around 3 oz. [...]
Sometimes part of getting on with new business in the new year includes those little bits of business from before. Like preparing and filing taxes, FAFSA forms and other paperwork, updating my resume and all that other stuff needed for going forward, so I’ve been diligent.
I’m even getting pages from my old website re-formatted [...]
I’m packing up and getting ready to leave next week for the big show in Houston! I’ve got new spirit doll kits, hands, faces, buttons and beads. I hope to see you there!
Title: Houston International Quilt Festival Location: George R. Brown Convention Center Houston Texas Link out: Click here Description: Judith Skinner and [...]
I’m having a productive and exhilarating Fall semester at Front Range Community College, taking classes and getting ready for the upcoming International Quilt Festival in Houston and also for our FRCC Art Club’s Creative Celebration sale at the Firehouse Art Center in Longmont, Colorado. We’ve got musical guests No Evil lined up to play for [...]