The official blog of handmade doll maker and mixed media artist Danita

This blog is moving!

Hi! I am consolidating my blogging platforms for a better experience and this blog will continue under a new website: blog.danitaart.com This post...

My interview with Miriam Schulman

I'm very proud to have been interviewed by Miriam Schulman on her "Artist chats" series, where we talk about my latest solo art show, "Among princ...

Frida dressed up as a colorful skull on Danita's latest Art Doll

Frida dressed up as a colorful skull on Danita's latest Art Doll

La catrina, or the elegant woman, is a classical symbol that represents everything about "El Día de Muertos", the day of the dead. Frida...

Coloring with Frida!

Coloring with Frida!

Hi there! Lately my family and me have started collecting coloring books. We find pulling our crayolas and colored pencils while we fill in one ...

New art dolls come to life!

New art dolls come to life!

It had been some time since I made dolls, my art exhibition had me very busy painting and then summer vacation and looking after my kids came alon...

Among princesses and wolves

Among princesses and wolves

On June 8th, 2016, I had the honor to have my second solo exhibit at Gameros Manor, in my hometown, Chihuahua, Mexico. The museum I showed is a be...

Art Doll Tutorial

Art Doll Tutorial

I've been using acrylics to paint my dolls for a long time and I love them for covering the entire surface. But when I want to make a soft doll I w...

New paintings for my art class!

New paintings for my art class!

I have been very busy lately getting the last details of my online watercolor class ready to start on June 6th. I created a lot of paintings to tea...

Prima Marketing Watercolor Confections Review

Prima Marketing Watercolor Confections Review

And now the review of my favorites of all: Watercolor Confections. They come in 3 different sets and it's so hard to choose a favorite. First, ...

New jewelry available on my store!

New jewelry available on my store!

I have been occupied with a lot of projects lately, and they are  taking a good deal of time and energy from me, but that does not mean that I ca...

Prima Marketing Watercolor Pencils Review

Prima Marketing Watercolor Pencils Review

The second product I got for review is the Prima Marketing Watercolor Pencils. They come in 6 sets of 12 pencils.  I got the Earth Tones, Hair ...

Thank you for adopting Frida!

Thank you for adopting Frida!

Early this week I gave you a preview of my next Frida doll, it was a very simple pic of my work in progress, but you loved her! As soon as I poste...