Item description for A Dollmaker's Art: The Creations Of Nancy Wiley by Louise Fecher; Nancy Wiley...
Since making her first doll in 1989, artist Nancy Wiley has earned recognition and accolades both within and outside of the doll field. Her stylized and imaginative figures have been featured in magazines such as Mary Engelbreit s Home Companion, In Style and George, as well as all the major doll-collecting publications. A Dollmaker s Art showcases 85 of Ms. Wiley s dolls in full-color photos, organized by theme and presented with insightful commentaries from the artist, and includes a step-by-step photo essay that demonstrates the development of one doll from start to finish. The collection includes several never-before-seen pieces created for debut at the artist s upcoming one-woman show, to be held at the Muscatine Art Center in Iowa from August 15 December 19, 2004. Author Louise Fecher, longtime writer and researcher in the field of contemporary artist dolls, extensively interviewed Ms. Wiley s family, friends, colleagues and critics to create an engaging biographical profile that traces the evolution of this dynamic artist.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12.1" Width: 9.1" Height: 0.8" Weight: 2.35 lbs.
Release Date Aug 31, 2004
Publisher Reverie Publishing
ISBN 193248518X ISBN13 9781932485189
Reviews - What do customers think about A Dollmaker's Art: The Creations Of Nancy Wiley?
Lovely collection of photos and Wiley information Apr 12, 2008
I am still making my way through this book. There is so much to see. Every piece is so intricate and detailed each time I look I see something new.
A masterful delight for any doll maker May 30, 2007
Nancy Wiley is tops in her field. Her creativity is awe inspiring. You can't help but exercise your imagination when thumbing through this book. The incredible color pictures and the journey into her mind is invaluable material for want to be doll makers. Don't want to make dolls? This book is still a great exercise in opening your mind to the world of true creativity. I have been eyeing this book for two years. I couldn't find it in the library so I am thrilled that this site offered it.
Beautiful Book Mar 27, 2007
This book is beautiful. Everyone one who loves artists' dolls should get this.