Last night I was cruising around Flickr and found these cool art dolls here: Art Doll. It got me thinking about art dolls all over again. I'm fascinated with the concept of making art dolls out of things I already have in my stash of found objects and craft supplies. It's a great way to upcycle all kinds of fabric scraps, clothing, tinsel, glitter, beads, ornaments, broken jewelry, gourds, balls, and all kinds of other things. You just have to keep an open mind. If one thing doesn't work, try another and another.
Here's a video on making an art doll: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTJZ34vIqN8 I should make my own videos some time.
Primitive Folk Art Dolls: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTJZ34vIqN8