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Doll Repaint - Joan Crawford by noeling Doll Repaint - Joan Crawford by noeling
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This celebrity doll repaint was inspired by silver screen legend Joan Crawford particularly as she looked from her much acclaimed winning portrayal in the 1945 classic "Mildred Pierce".

I used a 16-inch basic Joan Crawford doll here produced by Robert Tonner Doll company. As with most mass produced celebrity-inspired dolls, the facial sculpt is spot on, but the facial painting just leaves much to be desired (please refer to the "before" photo on the bottom right).

I completely removed factory facial painting and hand painted it to more faithfully replicate Joan Crawford's features and make up style from that particular period of her career.

Also, the doll's hair has been completely and painstakingly restyled just as in the movie.


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 . 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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SapphoSuccubus Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013
Hot. Damn. This is masterful.
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SpawnofSprang Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Fantastic Job!
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earthly666 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
awesome, but everytime i see joan crawford i hear the words 'No More Wire Hangers' in my mind. Mommy dearest scarred me for life.
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TheWiccaWitchy Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011   Writer
Her real first name was Lucille .... and that reminds me. I have wire hangers in my closet!
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KaroruMetallium Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2009
Amazing job. Geez.
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fallenangel0717 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009  Professional General Artist
this is amazing...and gorgeous...you're so skilled o.o
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The1Enchantress Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
It's always such a treat when you post you latest work; she's just amazing. Very beautifully done. :hug:
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ChatonRose Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks very much like her. Well done!
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alma-chan Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2009   Digital Artist
so gorgeus and real :clap: you do really great work
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carpenoctem Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love how you gave the doll a real personality :heart:.
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