Commissioned Doll MARIA2

Hello,

want to show today photos of my first commissioned doll. This is Maria2-porcelain ball-jointed doll. I gave her blue glass eyes of superior quality, hand-crafted in Germany.

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It was a very valuable experience for me to work on a doll in certain time frames and under obligations. It was not always easy and smooth.. considering the unpredictable character of such a material as porcelain. But in the end, I think, she turned out a beauty 🙂 Love her Love her!!

The girl is already in her new home in Germany. I hope she will bring lots of joy to her very nice owner 🙂

My Porcelain BJD LISA is on Ebay Tonight!

Hello everyone!

My beloved porcelain ball jointed doll LISA is on Ebay tonight!

 

The auction will last for 5 days and end on Saturday 2.07.16.

And here is the Ebay link:

http://www.ebay.de/itm/252440983837?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649

I hope my girl will soon find a new loving home 🙂 She is very beautiful and I love her sooo much!

More photos of Lisa can be found on my Flickr account.

Any questions? You are welcomed anytime!

Have a nice week 🙂

Max-Oscar-Arnold-Award for Contemporary Art Dolls

Hello!

It is almost a month ago.. and I could not find a time to tell about such an important thing, that happened to me in Nuestadt bei Coburg, Germany. At the beginning of May I won a Max-Oscar-Arnold-Award for a Contemporary Art Dolls of the Bavarian Dolls City Neustadt bei Coburg :))

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It is such an honor and SUCH a BIG push for me in my new passion and career as a doll artist. Again, a BIG Thank you for my family for supporting me on the way. I love you!!!

Here are some photos of the other participants and winners of the award. Wonderful art!

My doll Red Riding Hood was also presented in the category “Fantasy Dolls”.

Stay tuned 🙂

SpringDollFestival in Münster 2016

Hello,

it is been a WHILE since I came back from two doll exhibitions in Germany.  And only now I think I can scrap a little time to tell you about it 🙂

It was my first time and first attempt to take part in such events…and let me tell you…IT WAS GREAT!!!!!

But first things first. In this post I’ll tell you about Spring Doll Festival in Muenster, Germany. Next post will be devoted to my participation in the Max-Oscar-Arnold-Award for Contemporary Doll Art in the city of Neustadt bei Coburg 🙂

 

The Spring Doll Festival was an event 2 in 1 so to say: an exhibition/salesroom and a doll contest for an award AMALIA, organized by a Puppen&Spielzeug doll magazine.

The contest theme was Flower Power. I am so happy that my doll received one of AMALIA awards :))!!

Me..happy-happy-happy!!

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Hier is my table with the dolls..

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You could see all kinds of dolls and toys at the exhibition. It was a wonderful experience for me. I have met so many talented artists, some of them I knew from social medias like Instagram and wanted to meet them in person for a long time 🙂

like a wonderful doll artist Anna Linberger – GCDoll

or Marina Demchenko..

or Viktoria Fribus..

And there was a magnificent Hildegard Günzel! I have been admiring her magical dolls for such a long time, having all her books and never even thinking about meeting the artist someday.. Well .. it happened in Münster 🙂 And Frau Günzel and her art dolls are more then you can imaging looking at the book photos! One of the nicest and positive persons I have ever met.. She is just GREAT! I am solo grateful for this experience ..

And here is Frau Günzel with my porcelain doll Lisa! :)) I can not believe myself that it happened!!

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The two days in Münster were really full of experience and super interesting meetings with the visitors and great coming-together with the other doll artists.

I can not post here all the photos I’ve made of all kinds of dolls presented there. I will probably do it on my Flickr account, if you are interested 😉

I would like to finish for today with this photo..Like it so much!

People like dolls, dolls like people 🙂

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Me with my little Tiger and Anna Linberger- Gentle Creation Doll meeting Cosplay People (I think this is the right word 😉

Stay tuned 🙂

 

Project “Flower Power”

So, around 1,5 month ago I decided to take part in a competition organized by a German doll magazine ‘Puppen und Spielzeug’ (‘Dolls and Toys’) during the coming SpringDollFestival in Münster. The competition theme was Flower Power. So, I came up with the idea of a rock made like a cage and covered in flowers.

That’s how I was making THAT cage.. Learning to solder the copper wires on the go😂


And ta-taaa! The result:

And this is my Flower Power Girl 😊❤️ 


More photos will be posted later ☺️

Work on new doll Lisa

Here some photos of working on a doll Lisa. She is very special to me 🙂 why? On this I’ll post another time☺️

With Lisa I learned how to make a fishtail braid 😉

Making many many flowers from pure silk with special tools

These little shoes I made using an idea from Horatio Yuxin Han, project Unfold 😊


And here she is… my new porcelain ball-jointed doll Lisa, mold Maria.

So many things happened…

Hi everyone!

I was not posting for a long time again 😦 Have to do something about it.. So many things happened to me in these months, so much to tell and sooo little time with all the work I’ve been through.

Soon I will post about two exhibitions and competitions I took part with my dolls. It was great! So, stay tuned 😉 I will try not to be out for weeks again:)

But first, I would like to share some work in progress photos. As I’ve mentioned already, these almost two months I was working on two dolls.


I was really happy how the faces turned out 🙂

I think I am getting better and better at it 😉

Happy 8.March Day!

Today is the International Women’s Day! As I come from Russia, it is a Big Day for all Russian girls, women, mamas and grandmothers 🙂 All boys, men, boyfriends, husbands and grandfathers are trying especially hard on that day to please us 🙂

It is kind of celebrating the women,but also the spring, the end of winter and awaiting of all nice things the warm weather brings us.

Today, the nature met me with this picture:

  
BUT… after couple of hours the nature remembered obviously that it IS actually a spring day and brought us this…!

  

So, I wish everybody a happy spring day and lots of happy moments on this day for us – GIRLS of all ages!

Meanwhile, I’ll go back to work on my happy moment of the day-China painting of my two new dolls 🙂