Monday, July 17, 2017

Paper Figure

This bright magazine page features an action figure paper doll.  The man has 3 costumes; a spacesuit, a soldier, and a super hero.  Inspired by but not based on any particular action figure, it reminds me of Captain Action.  This two page paper doll was in Haute Doll Magazine August 2013. The artist is H. Kuffel. 

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Googly Baby

This adorable 2 page paper doll is by the artist Karen Reilly and was featured in Doll Reader June/July 2008.  The doll has 3 outfits with 1 hat but tons of cute tiny accessories such as toys, kitchen items, and vanity items.  The little bunny on the first page reminds me a lot of Grace G Drayton.  The soft pastel colors are quite pleasing.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Just a note

I've started summer school. For the next four weeks I will be very busy!  Not sure how much I can post or update the blog while I'm in school.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Genevieve Tobin

Another beautiful Movie Dressograph sheet featuring the actress Genevieve Tobin.  This page is from the St Louis Post Dispatch and is dated May 7 1933.  Genevieve has 3 lovely dresses along with a jacket and two head pieces.  The outfits are from the movies "Perfect Understanding", "Pleasure Cruise" and "Infernal Machine". Great color on this old newspaper page. 

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Jane Arden's Wardobe

Here is a newspaper sheet of Jane Arden from 6-15-1941.  Hope everyone had a nice 4th of July.  The doll has 4 outfits, 3 head pieces, and an extra pair of shoes. 

Friday, June 30, 2017

Mythical Creatures


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This month's theme for the Paper Doll Collaboration Project was Mythical Creatures.  My first thought was Lamia, since I've been reading/watching the anime Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls.  Please note before you look it up, it is NOT the most appropriate series in the world!  Anyway, a Lamia is a Greek inspired myth where one of Zeus's poor girlfriends (named Lamia) gets turned into a child-eating monster by the jealous Hera.  She's not always a half snake lady, but that seems to be the most popular depiction.  Also, she can never close her eyes, poor thing!  A Naga is a religious deity linked with Indian religion such as Buddhism and Hinduism, that can take the form of a 'very great snake' usually a cobra.  Sometimes they are part-snake, part human and sometimes they are just snakes depending on the tale.  Naga show up in other cultures as well.  Gorgon's hardly need any introduction, since they are the most well known with Medusa being the most popular.  Another Greek myth, these creatures differ in appearance as well over different myths but usually thought of having snake hair and turn people to stone if they look at them.  I made the snake hair a little more playful and cartoonist, inspired by Monster High.  Kinda looks like brains from far away, now that I see it smaller on the screen. Wow, I think that's the most I've ever written on this blog!

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Jack Oakie

This male paper doll newspaper sheet is another Movie Dressograph featuring the actor Jackie Oakie.  He has 4 full outfits, 3 hats,and a coat.  These costumes are from his movies "Touchdown", "Let's go Native" and "Dude Ranch"  This page was published January 31st, 1932 by the St Louis Post-Dispatch.