February 2009 – Vol. 28, No. 2


18 Paper Doll
“Madama Butterfly”
By Lisa Perrin

22 A Lifelike Legacy
The Ashton-Drake Galleries breathes new life into centuries-old doll technology.
By Barbara White

24 The ABCs of Doll Artistry
Paulette Goodreau teaches a primer on how to build a business and cement a dream.
By Stephanie Finnegan

30 Guys and Dolls
Goodbye, “G.I. Joe.” See you later, “Ken.” Today’s breed of male dolls—and their collectors—are breaking new ground.
By Joshua M. Bernstein

36 Leading Men
Doll talent and passion knows no gender.
By Nayda Rondon

42 Fashion Doll Runway Winner “Midnight Peach”
Try your hand at the design!

44 Günzel—Compelled to Create
The German artist talks about her never ending passion for dolls and the industry.
By Carie Ferg

48 Made in the Shades of Fashion
Doll designers use an array of skin tones to breathe new life into existing characters.
By Wil Peterson

54 Brooke Nicole’s Ethnic Transformations
The reborn artist turns plain vinyl into realistic beauties.
By Debbie Behan Garrett


8 Editor’s Notebook

10 News & Notes

14 Fresh Faces

56 Spotlight On

58 Identification & Price Guide

59 Event Calendar

60 Shows of Note

63 Auction Report

66 Advertiser Index