Saturday, March 19, 2016

Playing dolls with Paper Artsy!

Paper Artsy is having an Art Doll challenge-how fun is that!
Forever I have loved to play with dolls. As a child,I made my own Barbie's clothing and then as an adult I joined a paperdoll group and we swapped handmade art/paper dolls monthly-we had such fun and I have such treasured dolls from that time!
When I saw this challenge,well naturally,I had to play along")

For my doll,"Truly North",I have no step outs,because my muse and I were having too much fun!

Two of the Paper Artsy Artists posts,in particular,inspired me in the creation of of my doll.
Both,the fairy art doll post by  Alison Hall
and also the post,"Carmen" by Gabrielle Price.
Click on the links to check out these wonderful art dolls as well as all the others over on the Paper Artsy blog.

  The stamps I used in the creation of Truly are by Lynne Perrella,available at Paper Artsy.
These are the two stamps sets I used:

Sorry I haven't been around as much as usual. My son Len is here visiting with us and,as you can imagine,I am getting in as much Mom time as possible 💞💞💞💞💞
Thanks so much for your visit~
Happy first day of Spring!
 Jackie ")

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Sue Marrazzo said...

AWESOME work! The colors are so FUN and Happy!!

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful art doll, and have a great Mom time with your son, enjoy! Hugs, Valerie

craftytrog said...

Absolutely brilliant Jackie! I love your posable doll!
Alison x

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

Brilliant - love her! What fun!

Shelby Pizzarro said...

Excellent! I am a huge Lynne Perrella fan! And you did a brilliant ALWAYS!

Julie Ann Lee said...

Jackie, I'm totally in awe of this fabulous doll! I'm grinning from ear to ear! I love your colour choices; I love her poses and the wonderful little charms on her nautical hat. Like Shelby above I'm a HUGE Lynne P fan and you've done her proud on this! Thanks for sharing this gorgeous, witty little creation! xx

Joi at RR said...

Hehehehehhed - well, I was in love with Truly North from the moment I laid eyes on her Jackie but when I scrolled down reading - she totally made me giggle out loud showing off the way she did... changing poses - crossing her legs - GRACIOUS - does she think she is human???!!! OK - well - maybe she is.... she can definitely come unhinged like a human!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

She is TOTALLY FABULOUS!! I love the fabric at her neck and hemline and all the dangling metal. Her outfit is perfect. Makes me think she could hop on an old ship and sail 'truly north'!!!!!!!!!!! What SPECTACULAR Art Doll - LOVE LOVE LOVE. XXj.

butterfly said...

I love your vividly coloured LP art doll - and those poseable arms are such fun - love her jaunty pose in the final photo - fantastic work! Hope you're enjoying your family time - so right to make the most of it.
Alison x

UUna said...

Wow! Very great and wonderful! It is nice to hear You like paper dolls.
I have been a week in hollyday and away from home, but of course I had to come to watch Your paper doll. I don't have google+ any more, but I see Your posts from my side.
Have a nice waiting of spring and greetings my dear Friend :-)

Darlene Campbell said...

Hello happy he is at your house. Do you have him coloring? Love this doll. Lucky recipient in that exchange. She's quite divine. I still cherish my first dolls I received from you. As a child I drew and colored (with colored pencils) shoeboxes full of paper dolls. Hugs-

Edzellinni aka Linda Edkins Wyatt said...

Well, you know how much i adore paper dolls, and these are lovely. What fun stamps! Now i am inspired to go to dolly-land!

Zsuzsa Karoly-Smith said...

I can tell you had fun with this, Jackie! I know the feeling when you're so caught up in the moment, you forget to take photos. Awesome art doll, I love her little arms and her headgear, especially the dingly danglies!

froebelsternchen Susi said...

She is simply A*M*AZ*I*N*G Jackie!
I am totally thrilled about her!

Happy new week ahead!

~*~Patty S said...

OH she is "truly" very fine and fancy in every detail.
It's clear you had lots of fun creating her dear Jackie.
Enjoy * Enjoy your family time.

Astrid Maclean said...

Absolutely fantastic Jackie and you totally used the perfect stamp sets for her! I can just see how much fun you had making her!!

Chana Harris said...

This is waaay cool! I have the same problem when my muse starts whispering in my ear. I forget to take pictures!
Another fabulous project, Jackie!

Bev said...

Lovely and I like that her legs move lol suppose her arms do too I've never been into these but I like to see them lol

kim TangledBlueRose said...

ooo I really love this lady she is fabulous! Really love the way you used the stamping and the additional dangly bits are fabulous! Thanks for sharing this awesome play!~kim

Pamellia Johnson said...

How fabulous Jackie! Love that you went with a brighter colour palette, works so well with the style of these stamps. The added charms are such a wonderful touch. hugs :)

Anita Houston said...

She is fabulous!!! Every detail of her, her accessories, her clothing...LOVE it!

aimarii said...

I like your paperdoll. It´s a lady.

Win Dinn said...

What fabulous fun, Jackie - I LOVE how you play!

Candy C said...

Jackie...your art doll is way way cool! I love Lynne's stamps and the ones you are featuring on your blog are really fun! I love the bright colors that you use and this whimsical art doll is perfect for that color palette. Love the charms, the teal neck ruffle...well, all of her ensemble actually, the great hat and "True North" signage. You are so creative!

Anonymous said...

An amazing articulated doll and I am in love with the attention to detail on your doll such as the starfish and seahorse charms and the ruffle at her neckline.
You perfectly captured the whimsy of the Lynne Perrella designed stamps and also your use of colour also speaks very much of Lynne Perrella's own art style.
(So lovely that your son is visiting)

Aimeslee W. said...

Love your doll, Jackie. Enjoy your mom time. xoxo

Electra said...

Oh my gosh, I LOVE this, Jackie!!

Dorthe said...

Dear Jackie, your art doll, is wonderfully happy, and full of lovely fun.
So many sweet and gorgeous details, from her hat to her toes.
Wishing you a Happy Easter!!
Hug from Dorthe

Ruth said...

Well this just made me smile, I love your art doll with attitude!! :-)) Ruth xx