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Dorothy Doll Repaint Wizard of OZ by noeling Dorothy Doll Repaint Wizard of OZ by noeling
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Wizard of Oz is a timeless classic and its magic transcends the generations. So I thought that it would be exciting to create the leading character, Dorothy.

The doll used is a 15 1/2 inch doll by Robert Tonner. Full facial repaint and shading as well as hair style make over to replicate the features of the young Judy Garland in her iconic portrayal of Dorothy.

The inset photo on the bottom show 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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:iconvampkate95:
VampKate95 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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StarHeartCustoms Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The original paint gave me nightmares... No kidding.
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ScarletNightshade Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Increadible.... Nothing more to say.
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amam2217 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
That's awesome!
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Poetsiren Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
Stunning and oh so true to Judy!!!
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:iconwritingpoetryforlife:
writingpoetryforlife Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
lovely
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:iconderyer:
deryer Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You captured an innocence that the original could never have captured. Exquisite work!
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nightingale-wings Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow. enough said!
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GaB0TiC0 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WTH!!! That looks just like the actress!! AMAZING!!!!
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marginalizedart Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
That's some monster skill you got there! Great work!
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