Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Saving Grace.......

Well, I did my best.....and I don't think she turned out too bad. Not pretty....but thats ok.


Here's the begining and end of the painting stage.......yes, its the same doll!

32 comments:

Sandy said...

Wow this is a beautiful doll.
Looks perfect. Great work Linda.

Shashi Nayagam said...

OMG! she is wonderful. I love her! She looks lovely sitting there on that mantle piece. I think that place was meant for her

Mar said...

she indeed says ...grace...
she has a happy spirit
i love the colors you chose for to surround her
i think ...truly!
she is lovely..

Heather said...

She looks so lovely sitting on your mantelpiece. It must be so much harder working in 3D than on a flat sheet of paper. No wonder you are pleased with the result.

Snap said...

I like her. She looks right at home in front of the roses.

Judy Scott said...

amazing work!

martha brown said...

I think she looks pretty!!! In fact beautiful. Okay, you've inspired me a bit to finish mine... maybe...

maggi said...

She looks so different. Amazing what we girls can do with a bit of make up and clothes!

Barbara said...

She turned out lovely. She fits right in on the mantle.

LaY hOoN said...

She looks great !

Gini said...

Your painting has transformed her!
Come on, she's wonderful for your first try!
She looks Spanish and has the kindest look in her eyes.
She would tell the most interesting stories about her life, how could she not with those expressive eyes?
Gini
xx

Dot said...

Linda - Grace is wonderful! She has turned out beautifully. Can't believe she is your first clay doll. Gorgeous colors - love her dainty feet. And she looks very at home on the mantle.
You always inspire me lovely Linda!
Dot xx

La Dolce Vita said...

oh Linda!
what a great job she looks lovely!

*jean* said...

ooo she is gorgeous!!! well done!

Terri said...

Linda, I do love her! She has a certain presence and beauty all her own. We can be so critical of our work sometimes, I know. But I can't even imagine doing this myself, and you have done it...and done it very well! Hooray for you!

~*~Magpie's Nest said...

Love the closeup views. She has a primitive art look to her, there is quite a movement here in the US...in the UK too?
I would be over the moon if I had created something like your Grace!
oxo

~*~Magpie's Nest said...

me again, had to have another peek at Grace before I tuck in...
I'm wondering why you painted her black before painting her white exactly? The final effect is perfect, inquiring minds you know ;)

Catharina Maria said...

She is lovely and she is sitting there on a good place .
Love Rini

ManonPopjes said...

Fantastico!!!! I can just imagine what your dolls will look like when you keep this up. It is lovely to see how many talents you have. I have a real soft spot for clay dolls so keep going I would love to see more. By the way I have joined the Goddes and poet class...yeaaah.
X

Jacky said...

Linda you are so clever... I love your doll, she is very beautiful!

Jacky xox

Loco Lindy said...

You are amazing, Linda. I knew even at her awkward stage that she would turn out beautiful!

Lynn said...

OMG Linda, you are SO talented, and Grace is absolutely fantastic!!!! It is hard to believe you have never done this before. I love the colors you chose and the fabric for her dress just seems perfect, a big standing ovation from me :)

Tara said...

Wow Linda, that's really something! If it's not a silly question, why did you paint her dark before painting her white again? (If you don't ask, you don't learn!)

Jackie said...

That doll is so beautiful. What did you use to make it?
I look longingly at Du Duh Bu dolls and this has the same sort of feel. Its lovely.

Tara said...

PS. Thanks for the reply! :)

Viola said...

Oh Linda, your doll looks so wonderful! Great job!Big hugs! :-)

Rosie said...

I love Grace - she's wonderful! I keep coming back to have another look ...

sesga loves 1950s said...

Linda she is sooooooooooooo Stunning ,You are so talented you truly are .I love her skiny legs and little shoes she is Amazing .
I would love to see you make a Freida Doll .
Sorry I haven't been over much lately .
Love from sesga xxx

LazyKay said...

I don't think pretty would have suited her. She looks as if she's seen a lot in her life and is wondering how to make sense of it.

What a great job you've made of her and I love the name/title!

xxxxxxxxxxx

pammyjo said...

She looks so lovely, sitting on the mantle. I really do like her and I would like to try one. But ... I've said that before and I never do. I wish I could find a class close. She says Grace for sure. Super job!

Lynn said...

I just had to see Grace again :) I may have to commission you to make me one of these lovelies if you ever decide to do anything like that *hint *hint

BumbleVee said...

she's wonderful