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I have a gourd doll that is ready to be sold. I'm not an avid eBay or etsy user, because I can't churn out enough work to make either site worth maintaining. Any tips, ideas or recommendations are…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Cora Raiford Sep 20, 2011.
Cora Raiford has not received any gifts yet
My masquerade couple won a 'judges' choice' - which amounted to about 4th place. But when I received my dolls back from the contest, both of the lady's legs were broken at the knees and ankles. They weren't made of gourds. I filed a claim with UPS and they paid, but I must now replace the lady's legs - which isn't going to be easy.
Posted on February 2, 2014 at 7:28am
Finally. Only spent a good six months on these two. And yes, there are gourds in there. I love egg gourds for the heads because if I REALLY mess up the sculpting, I just scrape all the clay off and start again. Can't do that with styrofoam.
Here, the guy has removed his mask and is about to swipe HER…Continue
Posted on August 31, 2013 at 11:57am
seems like I've been away forever! Been busy with the gourd dolls - 3 for competition and one as a gift. Had surgery on my right thumb to correct arthritis damage so progress is frustratingly slow. BUT you'll be happy to know that my cactus jumping witch will be published in the fall issue of Art Doll Quarterly. AND - my (gourd) bride doll is in the current (summer) issue of ADQ. If I can remember how to do it, will post a photo of her.
For those of you who want to see the gourds…Continue
Posted on June 7, 2013 at 8:10pm — 1 Comment