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Audrey Hepburn custom doll by noeling Audrey Hepburn custom doll by noeling
NOTE: This doll has sold and is now in a private collection. Auction link below:


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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic favorite "Breakfast at Tiffany's. As a special tribute, I am pleased to create a custom face up of Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly.

Full facial repaint and shading as well as extensive hair style make over to replicate the features of Ms. Hepburn as Holly as she appeared in the movie.

The inset photo on the bottom portion shows the mass produced version of the doll as it was originally released.

Repaint is a new form of pop art, wherein the doll's face is treated like a three dimensional canvas, with the added challenge of painting within a very small area and an even greater challenge of recreating a real person's likeness. Since dolls are basically miniature pieces, brush strokes and shading have to be very controlled and precise.

-- acrylic paint and ultra fine brushes

(Note: I am not in any way affiliated with the Tonner Doll company
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Nicbish Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014
Awesome! You have got Audrey Hepburn perfectly & as with all of your dolls, she looks 100% better than the original doll. I am literally gobsmaked at your dolls, they are truly amazing 👍
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dondonga Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Professional Photographer
Unbelievable!

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!
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DragonLuv3 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

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you honestly have no idea how much I love this :'D

I'm such a big fan of Audrey, and this looks so amazing that it's unbelievable!

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LovelyDearyYou Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wooowww!! It's perfect!!
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JollyGolightly Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing! you got her eyes just right
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catluvr2 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
OH MY GOODNESS.

I really need to use this as a reference for a picture I'm drawing; the movie poster doesn't show NEARLY enough hair detail to be useful.
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skcolb Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Student General Artist
The original looks freaky and lifeless! :noes:

Great job on the re-paint!
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Dooodlebug3000 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I just have to say that your artwork is absolutely amazing and beautiful.
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SandrOops Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's a great job!!! like the others! the dolls looks alive it' amazing!!
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princessmimi619 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG! She's so beautiful and so alive! Thank you for sharing your gift!
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