Category: 2018 issues

DOLLS magazine November/December 2018

8 Star Power: Star Ace salutes Hollywood’s golden past, current idols
14 From Russia With Love: Elenpriv gives classic designs a fashion-forward twist
20 JAMIEshow’s Terrific 10th
24 Fall Fashions: RubyRed Galleria reveals new collection for InMotion Girls
26 Fabric of History: Porcelain artist Victoria Cairns turns to new medium to keep her dolls affordable
31 Everybody’s Talkin’ Barbie!

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DOLLS magazine October 2018

8 A Touch of Frost: Liz Frost makes magic through sculpting, face-ups
14 Hallowed Halls: Connie Lowe brings ‘blended fashions’ to dolls
18 Fantasy-Fueled & Fabulous: Doll Chateau raises eyebrows with bizarrely beautiful BJDs
25 All-Around Artist: Monica Spicer creates couture for BJDs
26 Dramatic Divas: Anna Maryina’s small dolls star in epic, costumed mini series
30 Vintage Barbie store displays & gift sets
34 Janet Bernasconi: A world of whimsy and charm

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DOLLS magazine August/September 2018

8 Paper Princesses: Britain’s royals are popular subjects for paper dolls
16 Art & Soul: Esther Manso’s character dolls are testaments to tenacity
20 The Write Stuff: Lynn Cartwright’s book is perfect for aspiring artists, curious collectors
24 Beautiful Belinda: RubyRedGalleria marks its 10th year of dollmaking with new character
26 Tender Treasures: Self-taught dollmaker re-creates innocent infants
28 2018 Diamond Awards Ballot

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DOLLS magazine July 2018

The July 2018 issue of DOLLS features 84 four-color pages. This issue is our special annual Debut of Dolls collector’s edition! Inside, you’ll find features more than 30 top doll artists and designers, including Bo Bergemann, Miroslava Brodlova, Hildegard Günzel, Connie Lowe, Gregg Ortiz, Beverly Stoehr, and Zofia and Henry Zawierusynski. This issue also includes two patterns, a look at vintage Peter Pan dolls, and more!

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DOLLS magazine May/June 2018

8 Birth of a Creation: A lot of time, energy, and ingenuity go into bringing a resin BJD to life
17 Picture Perfect: Take better photos of your dolls using these tips
20 Professional Doll Making: Jack Johnston’s book shares his story, outlines steps needed to build a business in dolls
24 Spring into Steampunk: A BJD costume fit for a steampunk queen
32 Pattern Making: Make patterns for your dolls with just a few simple supplies
36 Doll Face: Repaint or restore a doll
40 Plastic Pop Stars: Pop culture reflected in dolls of the ’60s and ’70s

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DOLLS magazine April 2018

8 What’s New in 2018: Dollmakers reveal new designs for a new year
24 RubyRedGalleria: Ten Ping’s family expands again in 2018
28 R. John Wright: Charlie Chaplin doll celebrates a silent milestone
32 19 inches of Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice: Spoke-collar Cinderella dress and slip
44 Tasty Treats: BJD artist Linda Macario creates a tiny, sweet Cupcake

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DOLLS magazine March 2018

11 Show & Tell: Conventions let collectors get hands-on, meet creators face-to-face

DOLLS Presents Reborns
R4 Kit & Caboodle: Shawna Clymer specializes in reborn fantasies
R7 Lifelike Babies: Michelle Fagan strives for ever greater realism
R10 Maria Lynn Grover: From ‘baby whisperer’ to reborn artist

33 Silver Jubilee: Joy Calhoon celebrates 25 years of doll sculpting in 2018
37 A Gallery of Emotion: Jodi and Richard Creager create dolls that speak many languages without saying a word

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DOLLS magazine January/February 2018

8 Dream Dolls: Robert Tonner explores personal visions, new partnerships

18 And the Winner Is … DOLLS readers have voted in the Public’s Choice winners in our annual Dolls Awards of Excellence!

Ho-Ho-Holiday Gift Guide

46 Season’s Meetings: Ficon’s Arizona finds an instant friend

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