Following are links to videos by Rachel Hoffman for the Virtual Doll Convention and the NIADA Virtual Conference
Dyeing Fabrics for Your Dolls | VIRTUAL WORKSHOP | Rachel Hoffman Tips, Tricks, and How-Tos with Stephanie Blythe. This virtual workshop was filmed for the June 2019 Virtual Doll Convention with Stephanie Blythe. We hope you learn lots + enjoy this workshop.
NIADA Academy Instructor Stephanie Blythe STUDIO TOUR
Tour the studio of doll artist Stephanie Blythe, NIADA Artist member and Academy instructor. Please visit us at www.academy.niada.org
and see what all the excitement is about!
Following are links to videos I made with the filmmaker, Bing Hu for Expert Village
Porcelain Shrinkage for Doll Making
In doll making, the shrinkage rate for porcelain is 13 percent. Learn about porcelain shrinkage with tips in this hand crafts video.
Porcelain Doll Mold Preparation
Prepare plaster molds for porcelain dolls by dusting off residue and spritzing them with distilled water. Learn about mold preparation with tips in this hand crafts video.
Armature wire is used to connect arms and legs to the body. Learn about using armature wire with expert tips from a doll maker in this video.
Drying Porcelain in Doll Mold
When poured into a doll mold, porcelain dries from the outside in. Learn about how porcelain dries in the mold with tips in this hand crafts video.
Porcelain Doll Mold Cleaning Tips
Clean porcelain doll molds with a damp sponge. Learn how to clean porcelain molds with tips in this hand crafts video.
Clay Tips for Porcelain Dolls
Clay for porcelain dolls is a tight-bodied clay that fires to cone six. Learn about porcelain clay with tips in this hand crafts video.