The World of the Doll Artist explores the passion and the creative process of doll making through interviews with six of the most critically acclaimed doll artists from the United States – Jodi & Richard Creager, Gail Lackey, Olga Roehl, Shelly Thornton and Nancy Wiley.  They discuss their techniques, motivations, and inspirations.  Through interviews and photographs, “The World of the Doll Artist” is an inspiring film for doll artists and doll enthusiasts alike. 


“Anyone who associates dolls strictly with children—and girls, at that—will find The World of the Doll Artist an eye-opening experience.  Yet these artists note that despite their skill and versatility, they struggle for the legitimacy that painters take for granted. In this, The World of the Doll Artist certainly helps to make their case. All of the dolls are beautifully photographed and the images are arresting: colorful, expressive, funny, poignant, sad, graceful, endearing.” – Educational Media Reviews Online


…these dedicated artisans and their detailed creations will surely interest arts and crafts enthusiasts, as well as doll aficionados.”
– Video Librarian

“…artisans Reina Mia Brill, Olga Roehl, Shelly Thornton, Gail Lackey, Nancy Wiley, and Richard and Jody Creager are light-years away from traditional dolls. Seated in front of a black backdrop, the artists take turns talking about their dolls, including information about techniques, influences, and inspirations.” - Booklist

Catalog # RM1804; ISBN: 978-1-930545-89-2, NTSC 
32 Minutes; Copyright 2009; English

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