Some Sets in Black and White…

So… I often get asked for more black and white versions to color of Marisole Monday paper dolls. Oddly, I have almost never been asked for black and white versions of other paper dolls, but that’s neither here nor there.


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This was specifically requested a while ago, so I wanted to make sure to do Ancient Chic and one of the sets.


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I forgot that I hadn’t done this in black and white. I would have sworn I had… but as it turned out, I was wrong. It’s odd to me to think this paper doll set in color was posted nearly two years ago. Wow… That was a while ago. I’m still not pleased with how the floral skirt turned out, but sometimes you just can’t win.


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Walk in the Woods in color was a set which I wanted to do some more casual wear and as I recall someone had asked for East Indian coloring, so that was my attempt at that. In hind sight, I rather like the accessories with this set like the apple, map and backpack.

So, here they are. A few sets in black and white to be colored. Enjoy them everyone.

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10 Responses to Some Sets in Black and White…

  1. boots says:

    it’s great to look back on previous work and enjoy it with some perspective, innit?

    your b&w work inspired me to ease up on the throttle of my own dolls, so whoever was demanding it, i’m gad they did!

    and yes: accessories! we need more backgrounds and props!

    : D

    • RLC says:

      Giving myself permission to “ease up” on my paper doll production was very challenging, but I don’t think the blog would still be in existence if I hadn’t done that.

  2. jazz13 says:

    ummmm… Walk in the Woods doesn’t have a map… But this is soooo AWESOME!!!!! these are (almost) all of my favorite sets!!!!! Thank you so much!!!!!!!! I HAVE ASKED FOR ANCIENT CHIC SO MANY TIMES AND NOW I HAVE HER!!!!! YESSSSS!!!!!! (sorry for freaking out a bit, but she’s my fave of all!!)

    • RLC says:

      Yeah… there was a map in the original draft which don’t think I included, though I don’t recall why… anyway, I always think of there as being a map in the set.

  3. Beth says:

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing these :)

  4. Ailsa Ek says:

    Really, nobody asks for any of the others in black and white? I’d love the Flock in B&W, or more Pixies. Heck, I’m always ecstatic to see more Pixies, they’re my favorites.

    • RLC says:

      Once in a blue moon someone will ask for something other than Marisole in B&W, but Marisole defiantly is the most popular. Or perhaps her fans are just the most vocal. Hard to say really…

      • Ailsa Cunningham Ek says:

        Well, i reiterate, Flock to color, please please please please! And more Pixies! I love your work, and have been having so much fun with it.

  5. Amelia says:

    I just have to leave a comment to tell you how much I appreciate your work! I found your site a year ago when preparing a binder of busywork for my girls prior to a long road trip. A year later they are still loving your paperdolls and spend lots of time coloring them. (And I definitely join in!) We appreciate the variety of body types, skin colors, hair styles, and the awesome “non-Disney princess” styles! Thank you and keep up the great work!

    • RLC says:

      Thank you, Amelia. It’s comments like this which keep me drawing my paper dolls and I’m so glad your daughter has enjoyed them. I have many fond memories of cutting up paper doll books on airplanes (back when they let you have scissors).

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