Art Dolls — The Ancient One

The ancient one hold histories, keeping stories alive by sharing.  She is fragile and strong at the same time.  She is soft and yielding, yet hard as a rock. The ancient one knows more than you yourself know about you and she surrounds you with her soft love, her soothing whispers and her 5 eyes.  A tiny heart, older than the moon lives on her back, an endless repository of wishes and dreams.  She safeguards these for the future.

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17 Responses to “Art Dolls — The Ancient One”

  1. froebelsternchen May 16, 2014 at 2:00 am #

    what a happy grandmother… but I think she is a little bit strict with her grandchilds – am I right?
    The colors make me thinking this – can’t help!
    Happy weekend – happy renovation.. next week I have to help hubby with plastering the walls in our ugly stairecase..since month it is in progress….

    so I feel a little bit like your doll and told my husband strictly to carry on with this construction site!

  2. Bleubeard a nd Elizabeth May 16, 2014 at 2:30 am #

    Love the softness of this doll, as well as the colors. Your abstract designs are so appealing.

  3. Valerie-Jael May 16, 2014 at 3:13 am #

    Another wonderful doll. Love the textures, wish we had the possibility to feel over the computer! Hugs, Valerie

  4. Jo Murray May 16, 2014 at 8:06 am #

    Another treasure…fabulous!

  5. Jackie P Neal May 16, 2014 at 8:39 am #

    I love your little doll- I must make one for myself! No work here today- torrential downpours since 3:00am! Glad I mowed yesterday! xo

  6. janetg May 16, 2014 at 8:41 am #

    I love the stories that go with your dolls. They are so magical and captivating.

  7. Carolyn Dube May 16, 2014 at 8:44 am #

    The souls that emerge in your soft sculpture work are so amazing!

  8. Katrina Calice May 16, 2014 at 9:32 am #

    You could really go into business with these little dolls and their own sweet story to go with them, they bring these loveable pieces to life!

  9. Kay Wallace May 16, 2014 at 10:06 am #

    This can only be Grandmother Tua’s sister, and, therefore, mine! My sister is the oldest and most definitely the wisest in our family. Another great family member, Corrine!

  10. NancyLee May 16, 2014 at 11:01 am #

    I love the stitching on her back.
    She looks SO comfortable and cute to give a hug to!

  11. Connie Rose May 16, 2014 at 11:52 am #

    I love your art dolls! So cute. xo

  12. Dorthe May 16, 2014 at 1:25 pm #

    Your words could have been spoken about my mother (91 years old) so fragile, yet strong, her heart maybe little in size, but so big in doing, she haven`t got 5 eyes ,as she barely can see, but she knows all ,even so !!
    Love your ancient one, her softnes and her big grin ,
    xo, Dorthe

  13. Caterina Giglio May 16, 2014 at 2:24 pm #

    Hope the renovation is going well and your bruise is better… my grandmother who had eyes in the back of her head… but maybe not 5… LOL!

  14. sheila 77 May 17, 2014 at 6:14 pm #

    A doll with an interesting story and a very interesting face. How imaginative.

  15. Judy Shea May 18, 2014 at 9:40 pm #

    Feels like my mom. So wise, sensitive and strong.

  16. Terrie Purkey May 19, 2014 at 3:14 pm #

    Her backside looks like a well loved quilt….you know the style I mean – is that candlesticking or some such stitching on the back? Anyway, adorable!

  17. Barbara May 23, 2014 at 5:15 pm #

    Beautiful, I’m staying in touch this time. Have you heard from Deborah of “while I was waiting”? I miss her and her work.

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