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Art Dolls Only Membership Applications are now Open

Art Dolls Only Membership Applications are now Open

Art Dolls Only membership applications are now open for one week only, 6 a.m. Jan. 21 at 6.am. to Jan. 28 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) Please click the membership banner below for membership information Application requests can be made using our contact form, click below. […]

MASKED & MYSTERIOUS    Art Dolls Only  Challenge  : January – April 2019

MASKED & MYSTERIOUS Art Dolls Only Challenge : January – April 2019

Art Dolls Only Challenge : January – April 2019 MASKED & MYSTERIOUS ‘Behind every mask is a face, and behind that, a story…” All doll makers are invited to create a doll inspired by the theme “Masked & Mysterious” – any style, any medium, any […]

Art Dolls Only Member Spotlight:                                  Debbie Court of Llunio: papier mâché creations

Art Dolls Only Member Spotlight: Debbie Court of Llunio: papier mâché creations

I studied music at university and have spent my working life in the Arts – first as a music teacher, then in arts marketing and education with the internationally renowned Welsh National Opera and more recently in arts administration within various disability charities. In my […]

Art Dolls Only Fabric and Trim Swap

Art Dolls Only Fabric and Trim Swap

This is the first Swap of the year for Art Dolls Only members and followers! To get us all back in the swing of things for a new year, lets make this one sweet and simple. For the most part, most doll makers use fabric […]

Spotlight on Guest Artist Cindee Moyer

Spotlight on Guest Artist Cindee Moyer

Art Dolls Only is so pleased and honored to have The National Institute of American Doll Artists ( NIADA ) Vice President Cindee Moyer with us to kick off 2019. What a way to start the year! Cindee will be sharing a little about herself […]

A look at all the Dolls from  the Art Dolls Only Journey Challenge

A look at all the Dolls from the Art Dolls Only Journey Challenge

A Christmas present from Art Dolls Only – a short video of our last challenge “Journey” …. Many thanks to all the doll artists who contributed to this challenge and made it such a success. I hope you enjoy seeing the creative art dolls presented in this […]

Guest Artist Spotlight with Lex Sorrentino of Sculptural Emanations

Guest Artist Spotlight with Lex Sorrentino of Sculptural Emanations

This Month Art Dolls Only is thrilled to have Lex Sorrentino  of Sculptural Emanations as our Guest Artist Spotlight . I began sculpting 23 years ago and being self- taught, my minimal  training has left me free to approach clay sculpting with no  preconceptions as […]

Art Dolls Only Challenge September to December 2018

Art Dolls Only Challenge September to December 2018

Challenge Theme: Journey Create an art doll inspired by the theme ‘ JOURNEY’ – ideas include  travel, trip, adventure, holidays, mission, odyssey, search, pilgrimage, migration, visit, quest, voyage, passage… This ” JOURNEY” challenge will start on 3 September and finish  on 3 December 2018. Please post […]

Artist Spotlight~Ulla Anobile

Artist Spotlight~Ulla Anobile

Q. Ulla, tell us a little about yourself and your inspiration for your art. A. My artwork is inspired mostly by mythology, folklore, dreams and nature. Lately I’ve been digging into the pre-Christian spiritual beliefs and practices of my native Finland, and ideas from there […]