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The May/June 2018 issue of DOLLS features52 four-color pages. This issue includes a feature on Pat and Garel Moulton’s dollmaking teamwork; an excerpt from Jack Johnston’s new book Professional Doll Making; tutorials for painting, outfitting, and photographing your dolls; a look at the plastic pop stars of the ’60s and ’70s; and more!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
8 Birth of a Creation: A lot of time, energy, and ingenuity go into bringing a resin BJD to life, By Stephanie Finnegan
17 Picture Perfect: Take better photos of your dolls using these tipsm By Amy Sprouse
20 Professional Doll Making: Jack Johnston’s book shares his story, outlines steps needed to build a business in dolls, By Jack Johnston
24 Spring into Steampunk: A BJD costume fit for a steampunk queen, By Grace Goodman, Photos by Aviel Goodman
32 Pattern Making: Make patterns for your dolls with just a few simple supplies, By Betty Ruth “Little Reb” Burchfield
36 Doll Face: Repaint or restore a doll, By Amy Sprouse
40 Plastic Pop Stars: Pop culture reflected in dolls of the ’60s and ’70s, By A. Glenn Mandeville
6 Publisher’s Letter
35 Doll Scene
39 News & Notes
44 Antique Q&A
46 Curious Collector
48 Paper Doll
50 Event Calendar
50 Advertiser Index