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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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New 17″ Bru Jne 8 For Sale!

This Doll Has Been Sold!

 

Welcome back to Land of Oz Dolls! Newly Listed On My Website! I just wanted to share another beautiful Bru with you. This one is the Bru Jne 8. She is 17″ tall (doll only) about 18 1/2″ tall when you allow for the doll stand and bonnet. Bru’s are one of my favorite dolls to paint. I have never met a Bru I haven’t absolutely loved. See below for a more complete description of this doll and more photos along with the shopping cart button. She is being sold as a dressed doll only. 

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

This gorgeous, museum quality 17″ Bru 8 antique reproduction porcelain doll was lovingly created by “Millie” winning, world renowned artist, Connie Zink of Land of Oz Dolls. She was made from the VL-27 Bru Jne 8 Virginia LaVorgna head mold. This doll is perfection at its best. Her porcelain head is on a FB14S composition body from New York Doll Products. She stands 18 1/2″ tall on her wooden base doll stand. (Allow height on shelf for stand and hat, doll alone is 17″ tall). The wooden base doll stand is included. She has beautiful light blue Schoepfer paperweight eyes with intense depth, the photos just do not do the eyes justice. She has a striking vintage new (never used) old store stock Cheveux French Human Hair wig from the late 1980’s . The costume is made from a beautiful shade of purple “raw” silk. The dress with antique lace trim and a bonnet  was created by Pam Willits. She also has a beige cotton slip and underwear, along with cream hand made leather shoes and hand crocheted cotton stockings. 

 

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

17 Inch Bru Jne 8

Layaways Available

Layaways are available. For dolls that you cannot purchase outright, please contact me and I’ll try to make the purchase possible for you through layaway. My email is landofozdolls@mchsi.com or you may call me at 815-565-0024.

Until next time! Have a great dolly day! 

Dolly Hugs, Connie Zink

Land of Oz Dolls To Participate In “All River Road Talent” Art Drive February 6th and 7th, 2016

Land of Oz Dolls will be participating in the “All River Road Talent” Art Drive Saturday, February 6th and Sunday, February 7th. Hours will be 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday and 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday. If you are in the area please stop by and see the beautiful doll room displays of antique reproduction and modern dolls that are for sale. I have a collection of modern artist dolls that I am selling for a friend who has moved into a smaller place and does not have room for them anymore so some great bargains are available. Mail orders will also be available for dolls and supplies.

Happy Valentines Day Bru 13 by Connie Zink

Happy Valentines Day Bru 13 by Connie Zink

I have been busy working on some new dolls for the Art Drive. Here I am preparing a large Bru head for its bisque firing in the kiln.

Preparing the Heads for Bisque Firing

Preparing the Heads for Bisque Firing

I have also begun the china painting process on some heads.

First China Paintings On Some Heads

“Photography by Connie Zink” will also be open for the February “All River Road Talent” Art Drive. Many of my award winning photos of the Savanna-Sabula Bridge, nature photos and “Old Barn” landscape prints, both framed and unframed will be available for purchase. Drop by and check out the selection for Valentine’s Day gifts.

Savanna Sabula Bridge Photos Open House 1website

Here is a list of participating artists in the February “All River Road Talent” Art Drive:

February Participants in the All River Road Talent Art Drive "ARRT"

February Participants in the All River Road Talent Art Drive “ARRT”

The Doll Artworks

Here is a partial list of The Doll Artworks SFGW that is available so far. I will be adding Paypal shopping cart buttons shortly for each doll but until then please feel free to contact me for prices, to order, or any questions you may have. Contact Connie at:  landofozdolls@mchsi.com