Pixie: Vera

I have such mixed feelings about this paper doll and I have such mixed feelings about starting a post with the words “I have such mixed feelings…” I usually try to not talk about what I dislike, but I must confess I don’t think the face of the paper doll Vera was very successful. I love her black and gray kimono-esque costume with the pink flowers though, I think that one came out beautifully.

So, I guess maybe you win some and you lose some when it comes to paper dolls.


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One of the unique features of paper doll blogging vs. standard paper doll drawing is that I find I hate going to the trouble of inking something only to decide I don’t like it. Don’t mis-understand me, there’s plenty of things in my sketchbooks that will never see the light of day, but I often feel that the goal of posting on time and regularly is more important then the goal of always being in love with what I post.

While my natural inclination is not to post anything I don’t like, the actual practical consideration is that if I never posted anything I wasn’t totally satisfied with then I would likely only update once a month at most. As it is, I’m learning to be okay with posting paper dolls even when I have mixed feelings about them.

Especially when I really adore their strange futuristic kimono costumes.

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7 Responses to Pixie: Vera

  1. Lizzy says:

    I love her japanese kinda costume, but she does look really very very angry at something. 🙂

  2. Kat says:

    I’m not sure about angry, serious. That or really kinda stereotypically goth, although that might be the piercings

  3. Tracy says:

    I really LOVE the paperdolls tattoo. You should do more dolls with tattoos and peircings and things. I think they’re neat and they’re my favs.

  4. Janani says:

    She does look kind of serious, but her clothes are cool. I like the blue and green skirt, it looks really modern and eye-catching.

  5. Sara says:

    I’ll just take the AWESOME futuristic kimono and put it on one of the other pixies. Seriously, that kimomo deserves an award.

  6. Sara says:


    The PDF link comes up not found. ='(

  7. RLC says:

    That link should be fixed. As always, you do a good job of keeping me “honest”.

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