Sunday, 30 November 2014

What a Week!

It's no wonder they call the lead up to Christmas the "Silly Season" . . . it's been kinda hectic around here this week. What with new dolly arrivals, hubby's return, organising a local meet and face up for my new PF Luna. But it's been really exciting too . . . especially seeing the face up has been done by an emerging Australian F/U Artist.
I had seen a picture of a little face on DoA and it immediately grabbed my attention, I asked who had done it, the reply "I did" made me really take notice. Then I took a browse around her Flickr. Ah ha, I thought to myself, this little lady has talent, so I approached her about doing a commission for me. As it turned out, I was to be her very first commission, but I had real faith in this young lady hailing from a town north of Brisbane, Queensland!
My faith has been rewarded . . . I am soooo in love with this face.



Preliminary photos were taken with the camera.


These final two with the phone.


She is everything I wanted . . . a little more peach than pink, with soft freckles and teef, yes she had to have teef. :) OMG do I love those little teef, she is going to make one hell of cheeky Christmas Fairy.

The artist is petitemarine on DoA and Flickr. I am so grateful to her for doing such a wonderful job and so pleased I took a punt on her. :)


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  1. Oh, that is a wonderful face up! I love the teeth, they are so cute and those tiny freckles.

    I wanted to say thanks for mentioning this artist. It's really hard to find face up artists in Australia and it's really fantastic news to hear that there is one and in Queensland which is great as I'm also in Queensland. I'll have to check out her flickr. I hope she gets a lot more exposure. Australia is sorely in need of more face up artists especially for us Australians!

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    1. Alasse, I totally agree with you. There are many undiscovered talents in Australia, most are quiet and unpretentious and therefore go unnoticed. I am so pleased I could bring her to your attention. :)
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  2. Hi Sandi!
    Your little girl looks really beautiful in this face- up, it's natural and I love her teeth. This girl is very talented, I've visited her flickr and all her dolls are lovely.
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    1. Hi Lily,
      I just love her to bits, and it's lovely to hear you can appreciate her too! Next face up might be more your style though (if M agrees to do it) she'll be a little more Goth in style
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  3. Wow, I am seriously impressed! There's a great range of strength and subtlety in her work. She's given your girl such a lovely look and personality.

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    1. Thank you GT. I'm sure she will be happy to know that.
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  4. Oh my goodness! That has to be one of the cutest faceups I've ever seen! Now I need another pukifee so she can do the face!

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    1. Yeah, looks like you will have to get yourself a Bonnie for sure now!
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  5. She's very talented indeed!!! Thanks for sharing her flickr, I added her to mine :D!
    Congrats on your doll getting the perfect face up, she looks amazing!

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    1. I am so pleased you like her too! I plan on having more FU's done by Mallory soon.
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  6. Mallory is very talented, she does great face-ups, I enjoyed her Flickr photos very much! Your Luna is adorable, with the soft coloring. She will be a very cute Christmas Fairy indeed :-). xx

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    1. Thank you so much Night Owl. I can hardly wait until she arrives this week so I can begin making her costume. :)
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  7. Oh my gosh, she is so adorable! Great face up. (Go Aussies!)

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    1. Thanks Isabelle, yes it was good to find someone downunder, saves a lot on postage! LOL!
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