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Location: Lakeland, Florida, United States

Hi, My name is Helen Grossman. I like to paint, read books, and learning a new forms of art and techniques. I love to learn and experiment with different medias and surfaces, like clay, paper, beads, gourds,it is always something new here to learn and grow. When I am feeling burn out I am reading books or taking my brushes and paint. Back in Ukraine I learned a decorative folk art style of painting called Petrikivka named after village it was born. You also could see some of my work on Instagram, @helldg123. Thank you for stopping by and if you have a moment, I would love to hear your feedback. Helen

Monday, November 13, 2006

A new adventure - a Holiday Bazaar

I needed to try that. Our fire department hosted a holiday bazaar and I decided to participate. I did not count on any sale for a lot of reasons, but thought it would be fun to do it anyway and some exposure for dolls. OK, we had exposure :) and one sale, so, it was more than I expected. I enjoyed seeing reaction of the people to the dolls. Some of them were laughing finding resemblance in the dolls to their friends or themselves. I made some ornaments which I will show you , and those were making people smile as well.
Anyway, below are ornaments that I made. I cut different shapes that will resemble tree ornaments or just any shape I like and then I attached a needle sculpted faces, no back to the head, just a tread pulled tight and then the fun began. Drawing and creating a character. When the face was painted, then I decorated the doll based on what she was telling me.
Have fun meeting my ladies! and let me know what do you think, please.


Anonymous shashi said...

Hi Helen,
Looks like you had a lovely time inspite of only one sale. Well your dolls made people smile which is so nice. There is only one photo in the blog and she is lovely. I can only imagine how lovely the otheres will be.

3:38 AM  
Blogger Kai said...

Ooooooh! I love her, Helen! What a clever idea! Now, where are the OTHER 'ladies'? I WANT TO SEEEEEE!

5:31 AM  
Blogger HElen said...

Hi Kai,
Some of the ladies joined the group :)Thank you!

11:26 AM  
Blogger Kai said...

I LOOOOOVE them all! All are very Helen-style which you KNOW I love! LOL! Thank you for adding them!

3:35 PM  
Blogger Judi said...

These are absolutely wonderful! I LOVE them!

2:09 PM  

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