|Dress Rehersal with Mask|
I had the embroidered and beaded piece of fabric, that is in the front, for a long time so I decided this was the doll to use that fabric on. That set the color scheme of black and white with gold accents. The white on the pants and shoes is a moire silk that I purchased in Denver last August and the black on the pants and shoes is a black dupioni that I purchased in Denver at Denver Fabrics (a great store!) By the way, the Denver Fabrics that you see online is not the Denver Fabrics retail store.
Christine stayed at my home while she was here teaching and she was so delightful! After the last day of class she spent time in her room making the mask for me as a gift for having her, which was absolutely my pleasure to do. She surprised me with it the next morning, I can't tell you how happy I was, first because it was so thoughtful and second because I really didn't want to make it on my own (shhhh!)
I'm happy with her from the neck down. Painting a flat face is so difficult for me, it's not horrendous but it's not good. But, that's her face!! The Tibetan lamb that I used was
|Front piece and shoulder detail|
I'm glad to have finished a doll that was 80% done but sitting around for 8 months. I have a few more like that, so on to the next one.