Monthly Archives: January 2015

ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Myriam Powell

I met Myriam through an ADAA 2013 Faculty member:  Michelle Lynch.  Myriam became a vendor at ADAA that year and her dolls were so eye-catching and had such a sweet but creepy aesthetic that we started talking about her becoming

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Donna Moore

Donna Moore is a very talented sculptor who works primarily in clay but has dabbled in gourds as well.  This is not Donna’s first ADAA!  She has attended the previous retreats as a student, but this will be her first

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Paula McGee

I first discovered Paula’s dolls on Face Book.  Her pieces have a distinctive, detailed and ornate style.  I reached out to her and asked her if she would submit to teach at ADAA 2015 and was thrilled when she accepted! 

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Joyce Cloutman

Joyce and I are members of the same doll club, The Central Texas Art Doll Sculptors, and I’ve admired her whimsical, “twinkle-in-her-eye” ornery style from the beginning.  The first ADAA in 2011, I pressured Joyce to put some of her

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Kat Lees

I first ran across Kat on Face Book when I joined the Cloth Doll Artistry group.  Kat is a prolific artist and the part owner and moderator, along with her friend Connie Johnson, of the online doll club Cloth Doll

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Fran Parrigan-Meehan

I’ve known Fran for a long time and she has been a teacher at previous ADAA retreats.  Fran has such a warm, bubbly personality and is such a generous teacher!  She is a pattern designer, a teacher, and has been

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ADAA 2015 Faculty Profile: Michelle Lord

All Dolls Are Art is pleased to have Michelle Lord as a new to us teacher in 2015!  Michelle started making dolls after discovering a cloth doll book in 2006 and has had the pleasure of being first a student

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ADAA Winter 2015 Swap: Paper Dolls

All Dolls Are Art is hosting a second online swap, this time featuring paper dolls.  Why paper dolls?  Because they are probably one of the first forms of art dolls that you saw as a child and were taught how

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ADAA: Your Art Doll Tribe

It is quite chilly across North America this week as Winter settled in for a bit in Texas.  We tend to have mild winters to make up for our mind-bendingly hot and humid summers.  It’s a great time to be

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