Miniatures for a Doll’s Boudoir

Miniatures for a Doll’s Boudoir

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 combines all...
Kay Carol & Priscila | Gallery and Working Art Studios

Kay Carol & Priscila | Gallery and Working Art Studios

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...
Winding Down, and Winding Up!

Winding Down, and Winding Up!

The year 2013 is coming to a close, as is the last semester in my degree program at Front Range Community College. My Media¬† Graphic Design degree is within reach, and I have enjoyed all the art classes there so much that I’m going to continue to take a few here...
I Fall To Pieces

I Fall To Pieces

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...
Aurora Rose, a Ball Joint Doll

Aurora Rose, a Ball Joint Doll

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...
Tidy Up The Paperwork, Then Treats!

Tidy Up The Paperwork, Then Treats!

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...