Who's Your DADA?: Redefining the Doll through Mixed Media

Who's Your DADA?: Redefining the Doll through Mixed Media

Linda O'Brien


Inspired by way of the "Dada" idea of constructing paintings from fabrics that might now not more often than not be mixed or anticipated to head jointly, and pushed through the same experience of irony and humor, this intriguing e-book through Linda and Opie O'Brien stocks their new angle to creating mixed-media dolls. it isn't just a "must have" quantity for a person drawn to came across item paintings and the human shape, it's a considerate and provocative exploration of the ability, symbolism, and cultural value of dolls and representational figures.
 
The authors proportion particular strategies for utilizing floor elaborations, developing faces, heads, and limbs, utilizing molds and molding items, and construction and remodeling disparate items into whimsical, inspiring dolls. beginning with various substrates—a wood block, a canvas, a tin can, a ebook, and a field construction—readers are guided step-by-step via 5 kinds of doll constructions.
 
Included:
  • Complete directions for creating a field development doll, a wooden block substrate doll, a two-sided canvas body doll, a tin can doll, and a e-book doll
  • Numerous adaptations on all of the center tasks for additional experimentation
  • An inspiring gallery of mixed-media dolls from major artists who talk about their tools and percentage their very own solutions to the query: "What is a doll?"

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