International Artists Information Support Foundation 'N'Collection, Moscow presents
Dolls Dutch Style (language: Russian and English)
This colourful 60-page edition with color illustrations features seven prominent modern Dutch doll artists: Ankie Daanen, Yvonne Flipse, Anne Mannaerts, Hannie Sarris, Gerda Schaarman, Marlaine Verhelst and Suzan Wolters.
The book includes their biographies and works as well as six master-classes where the doll artists share their secrets and explain their unique techniques.
The master-classes cover the following subjects:
making a puppet theatre
making a glove puppet
making a kimono and an obi and dressing your doll in kimonowear
tips about airdrying clay, sanding and painting the sculpture; making fairy wings
handsculpting directly into porcelain
sculpting a baby
The book includes approx. 8 pictures of each artist's dolls and step-by-step illustrations to each master-class.
Price: $35 or Euro 19 (shipping and handling included). Contact: Marlaine Verhelst
Marlaine Verhelst - Doll Artist