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The Story of My Dolls

2009-02-17 18:15:30
I Brought You Candies
Irresistibly clumsy, a bit old-fashioned, he does not need seduction lessons. Simply because he wears his heart like a box of candy! You may have guessed that this doll was inspired by a song from the belgian singer/songwriter and actor Jacques Brel. Titled Les bonbons, this song tells the (...)

2009-02-17 18:11:12
Standing gracefully, this 18th Century court lady is waiting for a... menuet! She wears a red silk, pannier gown embellished with ribbons, which is a personal interpretation of the Watteau dresses very popular at this era. Her jewelry and her feather tiara are made from antique jewelry and (...)

2009-02-17 18:04:57
Madame Blue
She has got the blues. That is poisoning all her life, her soul, even her appearance. She is sad and she looks at her past. What else can be said? 1997 One-of-a-kind doll. 20 inches. Head and hands made of Super Sculpey. Legs made of Paperclay and body over wire armature. © Photo : Martin (...)

2009-02-17 17:59:33
The Knitter
When I started sculpting this doll, I wasn’t sure what I was really doing. The more I worked on it, the more I began to see, rising from the head, the look of an old lady at the turn of the century. Her clothes are made of antique silk and cotton scarfs. I guess she could be a part of The (...)

2009-02-17 17:55:06
In July 1996, I came back from NIADA’s annual conference with a nice piece of green silk fabric. The American artist Pattie Bibb and I had each bought half a piece, so that we could make a doll of our own with the same fabric and then compare the results. Shortly after this trip, I found in a (...)

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