The Art of Doll Making

Interested in doll making? Looking for inspiration for this month’s EBSQ Doll Exhibit? Set aside some time this week to watch this superb interview with art doll sculptor Jack Johnston.



EBSQ Friday Five

1. Spooktacular Halloween Showcase – It’s October! Each Friday in October I will be sharing something spooky as the main image. Today it’s Jo Hard’s Strange Little Girls. The doll above and other are going on sale this weekend.

2. ADAA Doll Convention – Registration is open for ADAA (All Dolls Are Art) doll convention  EBSQ’s own Michelle Lynch will be there teaching two classes. Check her blog for details!

3. MOTM: Reaching Out – Here’s what Maureen Frank has to say about this month’s mandala: ‘Rise and shine, folks! The time is now. Stop the excuses. Waiting for things to be perfect before we put ourselves out there…ain’t gonna cut it any more.’

4. Why sell Limited Edition Prints? – has a great article on, you guessed it, Limited Edition Prints. Do you sell them? Are they necessary?

5. Halloween Showcase on the EBSQ Blog – I have a post up on the forum about a special showcase I’ll be hosting on October 31st. Take a look and chime in if you want to be included!!

Have a great weekend everyone!


EBSQ Friday Five

The EBSQ Friday Five offers a brief look at noteworthy news from around the EBSQ Artist Blogosphere.

Fairy Friends by Carmen Keys Medlin

1. Japan Charity Auction – Artist Carmen Keys Medlin is donating 100% to help Japan in this time of need. Check her blog for the auction details.

2. Birthday Painting Giveaway – Cynthia Agathocleous is having a giveaway to celebrate her birthday!! It’s easy peasy to enter, go check out her blog post now!

3. Mermaid Dolls Featured – Lisa Nelson’s art dolls are being featured in the Art Doll Quarterly. Congratulations!

4. Art Print for Japan Relief – Patricia Christensen has a very special art print for sale on Etsy, with proceeds going to help relief efforts in Japan.

5. KoiStudios: .net vs. .com – Change is never easy, but the change for Stephanie Amos’ site is a good one!


Have a great weekend!

EBSQ Friday Five

The EBSQ Friday Five offers a brief look at noteworthy news from around the EBSQ Artist Blogosphere.

Guardian Angel of Naughty Kitties

1. Guardian Angel of Naughty Kitties – Cathy Darlings newest doll is a delight. It made me think of my own naughty kitty. 😉

2. Kreativ Blogger Award – Jane Glenholmes of the Groovy Pumpkin won a blog award! Congratulations! She bravely shared seven things about herself.

3. Celebrating 200 Facebook Fans – Wow!! Artist Jennifer Lommers is celebrating by offering a special deal on blank notecards.

4. The Dreaded C Word – Not all news is good news, but Vickie sure knows how to handle herself. This should be a warning to those who feel they have to copy other’s work–you will be found.

5. A Toronto Whirlwind – Lastly, I couldn’t resist artist Heather Murray’s visual diary of her day in Toronto. Thank you for sharing it with us!

Have a great weekend and remember art blogging is about more than posting images, it’s about sharing your inspirations, challenges, and triumphs too. 😀