Freya and Faye

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My latest dolls Freya and Faye are finished … and will be for sale separately in my Etsy shop tomorrow – Sunday 10th April, 2016 from 6p.m gmt =https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/RubyTrinket

Daughters of a forest warden on a grand estate, the big-hearted sisters, Freya and Faye, grew up exploring the vast woodland and knew every tree, plant, beast and bird that dwelt there. They were all family. So when members of the family begin to go missing or are found injured, they realise the poachers have moved in, and the girls are filled with a fury they’ve never known before. It was time to fight back and that meant taking that fight into the night-time, where the poachers stalk.

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They secretly set to work to save their friends…armed with their anti-poacher secret aprons, filled with anti-poacher tools, a little red first aid bag with ointments and bandages, – and a little bottle of skull capped poison (just in case the poachers don’t heed their warnings) and placing on their heads a garland of funeral pyre flowers wrapped around the skulls of forever treasured bird friends – to remind them of who they are making a stand for, and lighting their way with a candle in a jar, (covered with a muslin cloth to prevent the moths drawn to the flame from suffering scorched wings) – they pull up the hoods of their black capes and step out into the night…

 

To read their story and see more pictures visit them on my web page =https://samcrowsculptures.wordpress.com/

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the little crow girl Lenore is finished

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lenore the little crow girl is finished and waiting to fly away … to see more of her and to read her story visit my web site = https://samcrowsculptures.wordpress.com/

She is available for sale in my etsy shop = https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/RubyTrinket

working on new art doll duo


Whilst waiting to deliver Amelia the hunter art doll to her new home, I have started work on a new art doll duo…

making the heads and hands from clay

making the paper templates of the bodies

painting the heads…

finished their hair

I have made the bodies, adding the hands and a little pair of tights i hand knitted for the girl…

i’m now about to start the costumes! Fun!

Working on the Hunter art dolls accessories

I have been busy making the tiny weapons for the hunter art doll…

the arrows – drying the paint!

The bow (- wire, fabric= lace, leather, thread, beads, paint ) and arrows ( wood, clay, lace, thread, paint, text )
a close up of the writing on one of the arrows – each arrow has a different quote

the finished sword and dagger hilts… and the box of antique pen nibs I will use to make the blades.
the finished swords.

a picture showing her wearing the sword and dagger
both the sword and dagger can be taken out of their holders.
the finished bow, arrows and holder for the arrows