• Art Dolls Only Winter Show and Sale

    ” A Dark Christmas” Come join Art Dolls Only for a deliciously “Dark Christmas” themed long weekend show and sale November 6-8 2020. Our International group of doll makers will be offering dolls, and doll related items with their individual interpretation of “A Dark Christmas”.Don’t dismay, nothing will be too dark or scary, but there’s bound to be a ghost or two! Most, but not all of the artists will be creating within A Dark Christmas theme, but you’ll find other art available as well. We’ll be hosting the show here on our website November 6-8, 2020, the gallery page will not go live until November 6th. You need only…

  • Art Dolls Only Guest Artist Spotlight Zombienose

    For those who know him best he is a gentle and kind character, secretly optimistic. It is said that his work offers endless comfort among the souls that are never quite sane in the night. Hailing from the depths of nowhere he derives inspiration from the unloved, the hopeless, the dreamless, disenchanted, dispossessed, and neglected. A master of macabre rhymes and morose artwork with a splatter of whimsy, Zombienose welcomes all who wander into his murky world… Q. How long have you been making dolls, and what kind of art dolls do you create? A. I first created my Zombienose artwork in 2006 and haven’t stopped since. Most of the…

  • 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 spare time, but always running parallel to my professional musical activities, was a profound need to make art – to draw, paint and to craft jewellery.  I always enjoyed these activities but it wasn’t until I discovered papier mache that I experienced the intense pleasure I get when sculpting! I wake every morning to a desire to create something beautiful. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes…

  • 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 and her doll making journey with all of us. Q. What kind of Art Dolls do you create?  A. My dolls could probably be classified as fashion dolls. They resemble the fashion illustrator’s croquis in that the legs are much longer than normal. I have always loved haute couture and designing these costumes gives me a place to create them. (or my version of them!)…

  • 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 and trim for some element of their doll making. For this swap we’d like to have you swap at least half a yard/metre of fabric, this can be done in 1/8 or 1/4 pieces for variety if you like as long as your total is 1/2 yard/metre. A piece of pretty lace or trim of at least 1 yard/metre, please make this a continuous piece,…