Dates: August 18-20, 2017
Class Times: Fri-Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-2:30pm
Instructor: Barbara Blanchard
Open Studio: Fri-Sat 7-9pm
These porcelain miniature fairies are very exciting and a hot item. They are downsized from the figures of Tanzey and Odelle Fairy mold. The minature scale is 1"-1' or in layman terms 6" in height from head to toe. Your kit comes with a choice of of bent legs and arms or Straight legs and arms along with a head, choice of open or closed eyes and a body. To make it fun you can choice to mix and match. A second Fairy is available at an additional charge. Bring your own teacup, you can find them in antique and second hand stores or maybe you have a family heirloom. $22.00 (Includes 1 Fairy set with brass wings & Mohair for wig. $ 37.00 or ordering 2 Fairy sets with brass wings & Mohair for wig.
Material Cost: $22-$37
About the Instructor:
Barbara Blanchard is a certified Seeley Doll Instructor since 1994. She owned a studio in Ct and has been teaching Porcelain Doll Making since 1995. She was awarded a Red Ribbon at the Doll Convention in New York for one of her dolls. She also specializes in an array of other molds, something for each month or occasion of the year. People often wonder about the differences between ceramic and porcelain: Ceramic Is dense and blocks light from passing through, whereas porcelain is often translucent. Ceramic is thicker with a more sturdy appearance, porcelain is thinner with a more delicate appearance. Ceramic is too porous to be water tight without a glaze, porcelain is watertight without a glaze.