Purely Primitive Dolls

How to Make Simple, Old-Fashioned Dolls


Book Description

Create one-of-a-kind dolls in a primitive folk-art style for unique gifts and home décor. These primitive weathered and worn character dolls will inspire you to make your own.

  • Tips from an accomplished folk artist on how to design a unique primitive doll and how to translate that design into a finished creation
  • Techniques for "grunging" to give new materials an antique look
  • Detailed instructions and step-by-step photos for every step of the process, including creative ideas for hair, clothes, and accessories
  • Includes a gallery of the author's own popular creations

  • About Moore, Barb

    Barb Moore has been making dolls since 2006. Her work has appeared in Prims magazine and in The Olden Days. She sells her dolls under the name The Primitive Oswald at www.picturetrail.com/theprimitiveoswald. She designs and creates her primitive dolls and characters from her home studio in St. John, Indiana.