Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Progress on Gail Wilson Doll

I've been busy, still at the costume shop at Old Salem and working hard to get home to create. Writing has been lackluster too. So here's a quicky. The next stage of my Columbian Doll. I couldn't believe how much stuffing went into that head. And it is hard. Note to self: don't clip so close to neck seams no matter what instructions say. I busted out a few seams and have camouflaged them with modeling paste. Poor baby.

I gave her two base coats of gesso and now I'll have to give her a light sanding before I start painting her with acrylic.

And here are my buttons for my pirate vest. I've been eyeing them for almost a year and was so happy that my bead lady still had some in stock. You know that adage? If you like it when you see it, buy it. I got lucky this time.


Abi said...

You did get lucky with those buttons. Cant wait to see more!

Wendy Luane Barber said...

For once in my life, yes, I did get lucky. Usually when I see something I like and I don't get it then, I never get it. So this was a very happy thing for me to buy them.

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