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Serenity Starr, Painted Cloth Original Angel Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

Long ago and far away

Maybe it wasn’t so far away, or even so very long ago, but I thought you might like to see my first art doll. This is “Serenity Starr“. I made her back in November of 2005. Serenity was an original, one-of-a-kind, hand-painted angel, with hand-quilted wings, and a handmade wooden stand that slipped in between…

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Coming or going?

This is what happens when you sew while watching Chiller TV. I did a nice, neat job of basting these legs on. Too bad they’re going in opposite directions. I suggested a two-faced kitty doll, but I don’t think we’re taking our dolls in that direction. In those directions? Anyway… There comes a point when…

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Masking

I got my masking done on my little watercolor. Masking at its best is still like painting with thin rubber cement, and here I was trying to “paint” a lace collar with masking fluid, which was quite difficult. I can do this, I know, but I may take a departure here. The handout on the…

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