Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Vampire



The doll body is finished. Initially, I had thought she was going to be a young girl all dressed up for trick-or-treating. Now that she is done I definitely see why the vintage doll making book I was basing her off of called her a lady. I think now that she is an actual vampire, which flushes all of my costume ideas down the drain.



I don't like her neck. It's way too long. She looks almost alien. I have decided that she needs a high collared dress to hide this particular flaw. I found this site while searching for inspiration. Gorgeous, gorgeous dresses. I am quite sure I can't pull off something so dramatic, but I think I can maybe pull easier elements from some of these dresses and simplify them for my doll.

3 comments:

  1. She's looking good!

    A high collared dress was the first thing I thought of too when you said her neck is too long...though I didn't notice anything wrong with the length of her neck. Puffy sleeves and shoulder pads would visually shorten her neck too.

    I'm excited to see how she's going to turn out.

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  2. I like the idea of a high collared dress for her. Very vampirey.

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