Saturday, June 26, 2010

The Contortionist

The Contortionist was made in Feb of 2009.

I was particularly happy with how her eyelashes came out.

At the time I was considering several (more contorted/ some siamese) circus inspired dolls. Unfortunately, I didn't account for the color-fastness of the black material of this one. Used to sewing in silks and other natural fabrics, it was a huge disappointment when she ended up getting wet and was stained.

It was pretty frustrating and I became more active in my other simultaneous project, a "Word Bird". Pictures of that later :)

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