Danita - Fluffy bunny, mixed media artist & art doll maker. — Doll RSS



Art should be touched.

I have been working non stop on my dolls lately. Once again I was overtaken by the irresistible desire to create, to use my hands to make something I can touch and play with it. The power I feel when my hands create little characters that come to life as I move their hands and tilt their heads from side to side is an incredible feeling, being overtaken by creation is an amazing experience. The result of my sleepless nights is here, ready to go out into the world. Just like the bird mother is ready to let her chicks extend their wings and let them fly for the first time, I feel the same fear and excitement when I...

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Danita's Bunnies in Wonderland showing in New York

This month I was invited to participate on the December Toy Show at MF Gallery in their Brooklyn showroom. All the pieces will be for sale if you are interested, get in touch with them via email (info@mfgallery.net) or by phone at 917-446-8681. You can also send me an email to danita@danitaart.com to purchase one of the pieces! Want to see the fantastic pieces inspired by Wonderland that I created for their show? Keep reading :) Darknita and I tumbled down the rabbit hole and we discovered how far it goes. Inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, I created a series of spun cotton bunny rabbits. Every doll in this collection started out their life as a discarded toy I found...

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Foxmaking

I had the bodies for these foxes waiting to be dressed in my studio for the longest time. They were sitting naked on a shelf, and last week I decided that now that the weather is getting cooler I decided it was time for them to get clothes and and knit scarves. I really enjoy making tiny clothes and accessories for my dolls, and I want to share a bit of the process that went on creating the dolls. I create the clothes for my dolls by hand, cutting tiny pieces of fabric and then hand stitching them to create the perfect outfit that will match the personality of each one of the dolls.   You can see that I...

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Behind the scenes with Little Miss Bunny

Little miss bunny is a beautiful doll with dark hair, ivory white skin and super fluffy ears. One of those rare pieces that turn out to be a self portrait in the end. Every artwork I make has a piece of me, but some end up with more than me than others. It's not how we look, but how we see ourselves what's important, and as you can see, I am beautiful, with fluffy bunny rabbit ears and all. Buy you know, her beauty did not come from a void and out of the sudden, there's a lot of work and effort involved in creating one of my dolls. Would you like to go behind the scenes to see everything...

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