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7th Day of Christmas! This is What’s on Sale!

It’s the 7th Day of Christmas and this is what’s on sale:

Today’s featured item is my “In-Depth Modern Doll Blue and Brown Eye China Paint Kit by Land of Oz Dolls! The kit includes eleven colors of dry china paints, all the colors needed to paint both blue and brown eyes. Included is the paints to completely finish painting a modern doll. 

19" April by Connie Zink

19″ “April” with Blue Eyes by Connie Zink

19" "April" with Blue Eyes by Connie Zink

19″ “April” with Blue Eyes by Connie Zink

 

China Paint Colors in the Kit: Darkest Blue, Blue-Grey, Pale Blue, Aqua Green, German Dark Brow, Innocent Pink, French Lip, Rose Sugar, Pupil Black, German Dark Hair, and Dark Coffee Bean. 

Regular Price is $74.00 on sale through December 20th for $65.00. To order please email me at landofozdolls@mchsi.com or phone 815-565-0024. 

Don’t forget the “April” Eye Painting CD Workbook is currently on sale for $35.00 through December 20th. I also have a Modern Doll Eye painting Brush Kit available. Painting these beautiful eyes is a challenge but oh so rewarding. I love watching them come together over multiple firings. 

Modern Eye Painting Brush Kit

 

Until tomorrow, have a great dolly day! 

Dolly Hugs, Connie Zink

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6th Day Of Christmas Sales! This Is What’s On Sale!

Welcome to my 6th Day of Christmas Sales! Today I am offering my CD Workbooks at a reduced price from now until December 20th, 2018. Learn to paint beautiful antique reproduction and modern painted eye dolls with the help of my complete step by step photos and written instructions. 

CD Workbook Set by Connie Zink

CD Workbook Set by Connie Zink

I currently have three different CD Workbooks available. I have “Creating the Perfect Bru”, “Creating a Tete Jumeau”, and “April” In-Depth Eye Painting (Blue Eyes). The set of three is regularly priced at $100.00 for the set. It will be on sale until December 20th for $90.00. I will also be selling them individually right now for $35.00 each. Regular sale price here on my website is $45.00 each.

Here is a description of the Bru and Jumeau CD Workbooks:

If you have a difficult time making it to seminars, let the seminars come to your studio and guide you through the steps of pouring, eye-cutting, soft-fire greenware cleaning, and china painting your Bru or Jumeau. I will guide you with step by step photos through the entire process of creating a beautiful heirloom antique reproduction doll. The Bru CD Workbook has been written for the 30″ CDW 201 Bru 14 and the 28″ VL 7 Bru 13. The Jumeau is using the Tete Jumeau as an example. The CD Workbooks are step by step comprehensive photos and directions put on CD. They cover the complete process from eye-cutting thru soft-fire greenware cleaning, and all the china paint firings. The CD Workbook requires a pdf reader on your computer to open it. (This is not a video) You may study and paint from the clear concise photos on your computer or print off the workbook for a hard copy. Please realize the clearest photos will be on your computer.

Here is the description for the “April” Blue Eye CD Workbook: 

If you have a difficult time making it to seminars, let the seminars come to your studio and guide you through the steps of pouring, soft-fire greenware cleaning, and china painting your April. I will guide you with step by step photos through the entire process of creating a beautiful heirloom modern painted eye doll. This CD Workbook has been written for the 19″ April doll from Expressions. I will be doing blue eyes on this doll. This CD Workbook is 110 full-color pages of step by step comprehensive photos and directions put on CD, of the complete process from pouring the head mold, soft-fire greenware cleaning, loading the bisque fire kiln, thru all the china paint firings and doll stringing assembly. The CD Workbook requires a pdf reader on your computer to open it (This is not a video). You may study and paint from the clear concise photos on your computer or print off the workbook for a 110 page hard copy. Please realize the clearest photos will be on your computer.

I am now also offering online classes that use the CD Workbooks as an aid in the “live” classes. New sessions will be starting in January. After the first of the year I will be publishing more information and a schedule here on my upcoming classes and how they work. It is wonderful to be able to sit in the comfort of your own home and learn porcelain doll-making. 

To receive the special pricing of $90.00 for the set of three or $35.00 each until December 20th you must email me at landofozdolls@mchsi.com or phone 815-565-0024. (Paypal invoice or credit card sales are available). The website will not give you the sale prices. You may also request the CD Workbook’s as a download and have no shipping costs. Shipping will be $8.00 for a small priority flat rate box on any purchase of CD’s shipped whether one, two or all three are purchased together. 

Below are photos of dolls that I painted as samples during the online classes using the CD Workbooks. Give the gift of doll making knowledge to yourself or someone else this Christmas! 

27" Bru 13 by Connie Zink

27″ Bru 13 by Connie Zink

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

21" E12J Jumeau by Connie Zink

21″ E12J Jumeau by Connie Zink

A 11 Jumeau

A 11 Jumeau by Connie Zink

19" April by Connie Zink

19″ Blue Eyed “April”

Until tomorrow, have a Great Dolly Day!

Dolly Hugs, Connie Zink

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The “Twelve Days of Christmas Sales” Are Starting! See What’s On Sale Today!

24" Kimple Father Christmas

Welcome to my “Twelve Days of Christmas Sales”!! This is Day One! Every day from now through December 18, I will be offering an item or items on sale for your Christmas pleasure. The items will remain on sale through December 20th or whenever the items are sold out, whichever comes first. Some items I will have multiples of, but many will be limited to one. I will not be including shopping cart buttons for these items. I do not want to take a chance on selling them more than once. The item will go to the first person who emails me and wants to purchase the item. Once the sale is confirmed I will send a Paypal invoice or you can call me with a credit card. So get ready! Here goes!

First Day of Christmas: 24″ Father Christmas Ready to Costume!

24" Kimple Father Christmas 24" Kimple Father Christmas

This 24″ Father Christmas made from the Kimple mold was completed in 2008. I’m sorry to say he never was finished with costume so I have decided to offer him for sale as an undressed doll. He stands 24″ tall and is complete on his cloth body with the under robe and metal doll stand. I do not have a costume pattern to go with him. He has a beautifully painted porcelain head with beard, bisque hands and painted brown boots. Father Christmas has blue painted eyes. Completed with a traditional Father Christmas robe he will make an awesome addition to anyone’s Christmas collection. He will be my one and only offering of this size. I lost this mold in the storage unit fire of 2012 and was never able to replace it. He is a one of a kind offering from me. I do however still have the large size Father Christmas mold from Kimple that I offer soft fired greenware and blank bisque. 
Regular price is $450.00 however his sale price through my “Twelve Days of Christmas Sales” is $375.00. If I list him in my eBay store or Etsy he will be listed at the $450.00 original cost. Sale price is only available through the website sale here. To purchase please email me at landofozdolls@mchsi.com or call me at 815-565-0024. The first person to contact me will receive him at the special price. I can then figure out shipping costs to your location. He is available for both domestic and international shipping. Here are some more photos of Father Christmas:

24" Kimple Father Christmas

24" Kimple Father Christmas

24" Kimple Father Christmas

24" Kimple Father Christmas

24" Kimple Father Christmas 24" Kimple Father Christmas

 

Until tomorrow, have a great dolly day!

Dolly Hugs, 

Connie Zink

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“Photos of the Day” 18″ April Modern Painted Eye Dolls

Good morning all, the Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 “Photos of the Day” are three of my 18″ “April” modern painted eye dolls. The original sculpture was created by Dianna Effner and the mold sold through Expression’s Dolls. Back in the winter of 2010 I taught an online eye painting class using these three dolls as my samples. “April” has intaglio eyes incised in the mold making her a little easier to learn the placement of the eyes. She is so much fun to paint and has such a sweet expression. All three dolls are wearing wigs from Monique Trading and the costumes were made by Sue Sharp of “The Sharp Needle”. I do have this doll available in soft-fired greenware, blank bisque and as a finished doll by order. She has her own all porcelain body (Portrait Body). I do have the CD Workbooks for Painted Eyes available on my website here.

"April" By Connie Zink

“April” By Connie Zink

"April" By Connie Zink

“April” By Connie Zink

"April" By Connie Zink

“April” By Connie Zink

 

Have a great dolly Wednesday!

Dolly Hugs, Connie Zink

“10 Inch Little Lou” “Photo of the Day” September 2nd, 2014

Good morning all, my “Photo of the Day” for September 2nd, is one of my favorite modern dolls. I mainly do antique reproductions but every once in awhile I will get to do a modern doll with painted eyes. “Little Lou” was originally sculpted by Diana Effner and the molds produced from Expressions Dolls. “Little Lou” stands 10″ tall on her own little all-porcelain body. She has very expressively painted blue eyes. She is wearing a costume that was made by Clara Pelfrey. “Little Lou would be available in soft-fired greenware, blank bisque or also as a painted doll. This little beauty is no longer available for sale as she has been sold, however I do take orders for finished “Little Lou’s”. My CD Workbook on Modern Eye-Painting is also available here on the website.

10 Inch "Little Lou"

10 Inch “Little Lou”

I hope you enjoyed this photo of “Little Lou”, until next time, have a great dolly day!

Dolly Hugs, Connie Zink

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