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Thursday, December 07, 2006

Finished my DIP

I have at last finished her. I have a bit of mixed feelings about this doll. I am not entirely satisfied with her. I thought she would look different but she did not turn out as I wanted her to. However I think I am getting better at doing the face entirely with acrylics. I seemed to be able to control my brush strokes better. I did not use gel pens for this doll's face. I only hope my cousin will like her. If not I will have her gladly back LOL! I don't know about you but I always feel a wrench when I part with my projects even if they are not good.

13 comments:

  1. elles sont joyeuses ces poupées ...vraiment jolies ..

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  2. Well Shashi, I think you did a beautiful job painting her face with acrylics! It's amazing to see that doll finished so quickly! WOW! You are FAST! But you know what? I think you aren't going to get her back! LOL! Your cousin will love her!

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  3. The color combinations are great...Great doll and your Cousin will have to fall in love.
    Auntie Linda

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  4. Shashi, I am sure your cousin will love her. Her costume is lovely and the face painting is wonderful. What is about her that bothers you?
    Hugs-
    Linda F from FL

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  5. WOW Shashi YOu do the most amazing things !! I love her! I am sure your cousin will too and I am also sure-- there are at least a dozen "of us" who would take her!!

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  6. I'm not sure what you had in your head but what came out of your hands is just wonderful. I think she came out spectacular - I don't think you'll be keeping this little baby!

    Is it really only 17 days to Christmas? I haven't even started shopping, sigh. Thanks for the reminder.

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  7. I don't see anything about this doll that isn't appealing, this type of thing seems to happen to me a lot lately too, I start with an idea and then things change so the finished doll isn't at all what I had in mind. I think it's a transition we are going through as we learn new techniques, I mean gees all these new products, great stuff to play with, whats a girl to do!? Your cousin is going to love this doll and like Jan said any of us would gladly take her off your hands!

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  8. She is gorgeous Shashi... Maybe she didn't turn exactly as your inner eye envisioned her, but that doesn't mean she isn't a success. She is truly beautiful. I love her face, her green eyes, her hair, headpiece, and I love her clothes... especially the bodice! Great job all around.

    Have a lovely weekend my friend. (((hugs)))

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  9. Hi Shashi,

    Your new doll is beautiful. I love the face painting. She is very festive and colorful. Your cousin will love her.

    Best wishes for the Holidays.

    Hugs..heera

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  10. What a beautiful new doll shashi you go from strength to strength. have a great time in India.

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  11. This is really really pretty. Love the costuming and the gold is just right.
    I've linked to your site.

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  12. Shashi,so unique and creative

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  13. Her face is wonderful!! And, I love her outfit, beautiful!!

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