Hazel’s Runway Ball Gown for Glamorous Printable Paper Doll Events


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Today’s Printable Paper Doll Inspirations: Evening Gowns and Boots’ Paper Doll Series Catwalk Couture
A black paper doll with a natural hair updo and a beautiful evening gown and shoes. A printable paper doll coloring page from paperthinpersonas.com.
I think one of the great benefits of the internet is that it has created a world where people are willing to share their work. I try to visit all the active paper doll blogs I am aware of and comment on them as much as I can.

I love seeing what other artists are working on like Julie’s amazing bunny project from last week and Miss. Missy’s super cute Easter paper doll.

Boots has been working on a Catwalk Couture paper doll fashion series where she has been drawing the designs of some of the great contemporary designers. I was inspired by her work to create an evening gown that could have come off the runway.

I was heavily influenced by the designs of Marchesa one of my favorite evening gown designers.

Hazel’s hair is based on this beautiful natural hair up-dos like this one and this one. I’m worried it looks less like a natural up-do and more like a turban, but maybe I’m just being hyper critical.

Since I am not black, I always feel a little self-conscious when I draw things like natural hair styles.

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3 Responses to Hazel’s Runway Ball Gown for Glamorous Printable Paper Doll Events

  1. Julie says:

    This is beautiful. I think her hair is great. It’s very bold and I love the texture.

    And thanks for the shout out. I can’t tell you how hesitant I still am about sharing my art online. Ultimately, the rewards outweigh the risks.

    And I’m sure I speak for many of us when I say I wouldn’t be blogging about paper dolls without your blog out in the world first 🙂

  2. Desha says:

    Thank you for sharing your work. I really enjoy playing around with the different dolls. As an African American your work with natural hair on the different dolls has been amazing.

    • RLC says:

      Thank you. I do try very hard to research the natural hair styles I draw before I draw them and I am always working to get better at hair in general. Hair is hard to draw, but I believe it is important to keep trying.

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