The Art of the Contemporary Doll

Author(s): Sandra Korinchak


More than 220 color photos, together with descriptions of over fifty dollmakers' richly varied works and techniques, make up this fascinating overview of the state of the dollmaking art right now. The diverse range of designs, styles and mediaafrom plastic to wood, metal to found objectsaserves as an inspiration, a reference, and a summary of the dollmaking world in the early 21st century. The doll artists featured, working across the U.S. and the world, share personal insights about their own experiences with the creative process. They also discuss challenges of aspects like facial detail and expression, material integrity and longevity, embellishments, and construction. For designers, artists, craftspeople, and others, this breathtaking summary captures and reveals today's dollmaking art.


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Sandra Korinchak is an editor and writer with twenty years of experience in the subject areas of crafts, how-to, and art.

General Fields

  • : 9780764348600
  • : Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • : Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • : June 2015
  • : 215mm X 279mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 745.59221
  • : 128
  • : 222 colour photos
  • : Sandra Korinchak