Candy Keast

Transformation

Dolls – muslin, felt, ribbon, braid, thread, permanent pen.

Rebuilt self – papier maché, acrylic paint, shredded wood, felt, plastic, yacht varnish.

Rabbit – old vest, old sock stuffing, boggly eyes, felt, thread.

 

After working with a client looking to rebuild herself, I considered my need to rebuild parts of myself.

I read about therapeutic doll making and decided to try it. Out came two different dolls which I felt represented parts of myself. I went on to create a representation of a rebuilt self, as a container. I felt the dolls belonged in here.

Later I felt drawn to create a rabbit and decided this belonged in the container, perhaps like a cauldron, or like a rabbit out of a magician’s hat.

 

Contact details:

candykeast@yahoo.co.uk.

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