Learn one-of-a-kind polymer clay doll-making tips from an award-winning expert! The amazingly realistic artist dolls of Lynn Cartwright celebrate diverse cultures and ethnicities, from Native American to African, and are widely acclaimed in the doll market. Here, in a photo-rich combination of how-to and inspiration, Cartwright provides a window into her doll-making studio process, and offers her tips and techniques. Follow her step-by-step guidance through key parts of the process, from material choices to armatures to facial modeling to accuracy in costuming. Cartwright has won numerous awards for her work, including six DOTY (Doll of the Year) Industry Awards, and a wealth of her detailed museum-quality dolls are featured, making this a valuable resource for doll collectors, makers, and enthusiasts.
Lynn Cartwright's career in fashion design, spanning more than four decades, accidentally led to her second career in doll making. She has won six DOTY (Doll of the Year) Industry Awards and many other accolades for her one-of-a-kind dolls.