Shadow & Light 2

I love contrast of heavy structured pieces with light draped pieces. So, I wanted to sort of play with that and draw nifty harness looking things. See… I was trying to justify my wacky-ness with some sort of artistic statement, but I don’t really take myself that seriously.


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On a semi-unrelated note, I’ve become rather obsessed with Blythe dolls lately. At first, I thought they were creepy- all big eyes and weird mouths, but lately I’ve come to actually think they are sort of cute. Mostly I like their little tiny clothing. Not surprising to anyone who knows me, I’ve always been more of a doll clothing, then a doll sort of person. The same is true for paper dolls. As a child, I was just as happy to have just one paper doll and lots of dresses (if not more happy) then to have a lot of dolls.

I’d like to do some sort of Blythe paper doll, but I’m still working on keeping up with what I’ve committed too and I don’t think I’m ready for that quite yet. If I do decide, it might not be serial which brings back the “What to do with non-serial” paper dolls problem.

On an utterly non-related note, I am now going to walk away from my laptop and curl up on my couch with fresh sweet corn and Harry Potter movies. Summer classes are over and life is good.

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  1. wow ~ !

    you have done a ton of amazing work here. in some ways it’s nice to have been gone for so long since now there’s just oodles of stuff to enjoy! i especially love seeing your sketchbook (the 1910 doll is awesome!) ~ seeing your process inspires me to get back to drawing, so thank you!

    and i love the various banners you have now on the overall site. i love that some are color and some are b&w ~ they capture the essence of your work so wonderfully!

    : D

  2. Thank you, Boots. I’m glad you’re back. 🙂 And I’m pleased you’re enjoying the site. I have been unsure if anyone likes the sketchbook posts, but I enjoy them so I think I’ll keep doing them. 🙂

  3. I like the sketch book posts very much, they give a neat look into how you progress though your thought processes. I like all of your work. However my printer messes up nearly every darkly shadowed dolls; would you try a tiny bit more subtle shading. Again I really like all your dolls.

  4. Hello I have a group on facebook and we do pictures for my group we don’t edit the pictures we just add a name so no one else can edit the picture in any way I love your pictures of the big eyes dolls and wanted to know if I myself can use some of your pictures for my group

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