Doll Parts

Author: Amanda Lepore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1942872852
Size: 63.90 MB
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From Amanda Lepore, the original iconic transexual woman who has reigned over New York nightlife for three decades, comes a gorgeous, poignant, full-color memoir of revealing stories and photographs by legends David LaChapelle, Terry Richardson, and many more. Lepore is a walking piece of art, and her very existence explores and questions the most important debates in modern society: gender roles, fame, beauty, and sex. She has spent years becoming the woman she wanted to be and here she reveals to the world the woman she really is.

Black Blue

Author: Linda Morris
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 78.60 MB
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Doll Parts is issue four of Black & Blue zine, with a focus on dolls, especially how they can be creepy or bizarre. It contains reader contributions as well as the artist's writings, including childhood stories about dolls, a series of photographs of "found" abandoned dolls, crafted dolls, and an interview with Shaye St. John, a filmmaker and artist who produced surreal videos using dolls. Other elements are photographs of altered/destroyed dolls, a how-to on making paper dolls, an article on the legal practices of Mattel, a pattern for making a cloth doll, and instructions on how to make your own "bondage Barbie."

The Doll Shop Downstairs

Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101543450
Size: 66.47 MB
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Nine year old Anna and her sisters like helping out in their parents' doll repair shop, because once their chores are done, the fun can begin. The girls are allowed to play carefully with the dolls until they're fixed and ready to be returned to their owners. But when World War I begins, and an embargo on German-made goods threatens to put the shop out of business, it's up to Anna to come up with an idea to save the day.

Mixed Media Doll Making

Author: Linda O'Brien
Publisher: Quarry
ISBN: 1592537448
Size: 43.78 MB
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Inspired by the “Dada” notion of making art from materials that would not typically be combined or expected to go together, and driven by a similar sense of irony and humor, this book presents a unique approach to creating mixed-media dolls. A must-have for anyone interested in found object art and the human form, it is a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the power, symbolism, and cultural significance of dolls and representational figures. The authors share detailed techniques for using surface embellishments, using molds and molding products, and building and transforming disparate objects into whimsical, inspiring dolls. Beginning with a variety of substrates, readers are guided step by step through five types of doll construction. Numerous variations on each of the core projects promote further experimentation. Includes an inspiring gallery of mixed-media dolls from leading artists.

Living Doll

Author: Laura Annawyn Shamas
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 9780871290182
Size: 22.78 MB
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