Shirley's early original tin litho eyes are clean and clear with just a slight yellowing of the whites. Using one of these can be as simple as using a can of spray paint, but there's so much more they can do with a little practice. These are great for trimming replaced lashes, cutting tiny loose threads, anything that's in a tight spot and needs to be cut precisely. Description of Doll for Sale I am pleased to present a great example of a vintage composition Shirley Temple doll. The plastic lids make great pallets for mixing paint and Plas-T-Pair among other things. The small dolls became an international hit, and by 1914, O'Neill had become the highest-paid female illustrator in the country, garnering a small fortune from the wild popularity of the dolls. U © , U copyright symbol - Uneeda Doll Co.
Some signs consistent with age, wear etc. This is great for a temporary hold. It has been washed more than once but still has good color. Don't let it dry on the doll the way you would if using it on an automobile. She also has the original Shirley Temple pin. It can be washed off with mineral spirits before it completely cures or it can be sanded down after it's dry. Eyes open and close~ Free Shipping~ 38.
The vast majority of dolls had all-composition bodies jointed at the neck, hips, and shoulders, with sleep eyes and wigs, although earlier pre-1930 dolls were more likely to have painted eyes and molded hair. It does not have to be exact, a bit lighter is preferably to darker though. Doll Values Antique reference database catalogues German, French, English and American made antique dolls. But these are becoming more far and few. I suggest working on your basket cases first, but once you get the hang of this you will be amazed at what a little paint can do! Under the dress Shirley is wearing a onesie with an attached slip.
Many other companies would then copy their designs and sell unmarked dolls, and many. Once you get it right, spray the face with a light clear flat gloss from your airbrush to make it permanent. Heavier and denser than paper mache, composition is easily molded and is thus an excellent material to make doll heads. Hailed by American dollmaking companies as unbreakable compared to bisque also often called porcelain dolls, the novelty of the new material for doll heads, coupled with World War I, helped to bring down the once mighty German dollmaking industry, and helped to make America the premier dollmaking country of the early-to-mid 20th Century. They scanned the doll and sold me a quart of oil base, semi gloss paint the exact color of the doll. Because so many of these dolls have crazed over the years, light crazing on a composition doll is acceptable to collectors.
Keeping one handy is enough and will probably last forever. The strap on one of the shoes is broken where it connects with the snap. I make every effort to describe all significant flaws in my descriptions and show them in the pictures. Her coat and bonnet are hand made in a mint green featherwale corduroy from Spechler Vogel. Air Brush I use a and it's the most important tool I have.
It thins with mineral spirits so it's safe on composition. In a couple of minutes he pulled out a perfect clone of the original knob. Twinkies Specialty - Georgene Baby - Averill Germany 971 - Just Me type doll, unknown Gisela - Personality Doll, Spain G. Depending on how much liquid you use to melt the powder, it can be either poured into a mold or if you're fast, it can be sculpted. Once you visit the page, read the description, the terms of sale and contact the advertiser directly. Baby Sandy - Baby Violet - Babyette - Babyette doll Bo-Peep American - The Baby Outfitters Co Bottletot -.
Howdy Dowdy Bob Smith - Cameo Hug Me or Hug-Me - Gem Toy Co, Regal Doll Mfg. So I buy this by the gallon. Any wig glued on with this will be nearly impossible to remove. I need to reiterate this. The only way to get the original effect of the surface of a compo or hard plastic doll is with an airbrush. I used to mix my own flesh tones using hobby paints but they've become very hard to find.
The twentieth-century clothes listed here are in mint condition. Another trick is to use a dried wad of this as an eraser to remove pencil marks. After the characters gained popularity among both adults and children, O'Neill began illustrating of them, called Kewpie Kutouts. These materials are very resistant to being cut, and the pieces are so small you can't get a good grip on them. Take the smallest amount of paint on the material wrapped around the tip of your finger and begin to rub one small area at a time.