Four reversible dolls and 16 pages of costumes include glamorous outfits for photo shoots around the globe as well as parties, galas, picnics, and the traditional runway show finale, a wedding extravaganza.
The Lillian Fashion Model Paper Doll is based on the late Lillian Knowles who modeled in New York during the 1960s. She later received a Master of Arts in Social Science and became a teacher. The paper doll's face was drawn by the late Gus Edwards, a graphic artist in New York, and the body of the paper doll was drawn by Nova Edwards. PLEASE NOTE: The paper used in this book is standard 20 lb. paper.
From the studio of the world famous theatrical and fashion designer Erte come these fabulous designs and the six sophisticated fashion paper dolls who were made to wear them. Never before has so famous a designer fashioned complete wardrobes for a book of paper dolls. The gowns, coats, hats and accessories for every season are striking and elegant and come complete with tassels, long trains, fur muffs, capes, sashes, eccentric pockets and other extravagant flourishes - all the well-known trademarks of Erte, rendered in full color according to his specific instructions. Each doll has her own wardrobe, with 43 costumes in all. Cut out the dolls and all their outfits and you not only have a panorama of costume design of the early 20th century, but a valuable collection of the works of one of the world's foremost designers.
Four dolls depict ardent Romeo, lovely Juliet, sympathetic Friar Laurence, and Juliet's jolly Nurse, accompanied by 24 colorful and authentic Renaissance costumes plus assorted accessories and a balcony scene on inside covers.
More Than 40 Inspiring Designs, Projects & Ideas for Creating Your Own Paper Doll Fashions
Author: Norma J. Burnell
Publisher: Walter Foster
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Create your own paper doll fashions - from basic wear to haute couture! Paper Dolls Fashion Workshop offers budding fashionistas a fashion-forward style lookbook of prompts, tips, and expert instruction as they learn to make their own paper dolls and paper doll wardrobes. Beginning with an overview of basic tools and materials, techniques, and embellishments, readers will embark on a creative journey through a variety of patterns and projects that teach them how to turn their own doodles, tangles, and designs into fabulous fashion looks and accessories - specifically for the purpose of creating their own paper dolls. With reusable doll models and blank clothing templates, artists will enjoy endless paper doll fun. From basics and sleepwear to dresses and outerwear, savvy style mavens will find an abundance of fashion-forward inspiration encouraging them to create their own designs, while a section on career, costume, and haute couture paper doll clothing inspires artists to let their imagination run free.