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26
May

Paris Workshop week 2015

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The Paris Workshop Week 2015 was a success.
A wonderful location,  great people, nice weather, awesome dolls and great food!
You can join us again in 2016: April 30th through May 7th.

See more pictures of a former class

31
Mar

Warsaw Class

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On April 25th 2015 I will teach a class on how to sculpt good hands in Warsaw, Poland. We will work with air dry clay. For more information you can send me an email marlaine@home.nl

06
Jan

Pretty Toys Magazine

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On the cover of the Russian magazine Pretty Toys. It is a 3D picture so it looks a bit weird.
Thank you, Julia Khokhlova!

05
Dec

Coming to Australia!

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July 2015 I will be teaching two workshops in Australia for the Fibre Arts Australia Winter School. It will be my first visit to this part of the world. The one in Ballarat is fully booked but there are a few openings in Leongatha. Take your chance!
Here you can find general information on the Winter School.
And here you can see what my workshop is about.

27
Nov

Great offer

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Craftcast has a great offer on my classes: 20% off! The classes are video demonstrations with my voice over in English. Great fun!

The choice is: Sculpting a head in airdry clay Sculpting hands and feet in airdry clay and Painting the doll with water color

Why not take all three. Use coupon code  harvest2014 — happy crafting!

03
Oct

See you in Kiev

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October 17 through 19 there will be an international Doll Show in Kiev, Ukraine. I will be teaching a workshop on sculpting facial expressions there.
I am in the middle of my preparations and I am looking forward to the trip!
Below you can see a few examples

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22
Jan

Male figures in Doll Art

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Russian Svetlana Pchelnikova has published a brand new book about male figures in Doll Art.

My piece “Taking care of Chicken” is on the cover!
Now available: Men Dolls

30
Dec

Growing on the clay

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This head was not finished sculpting yet but when I unwrapped it (months later) there was some fungus or alga growing on the porcelain clay. It looks funny, like marmor. It probably will be all gone after firing.

08
Dec

Facial Expressions class in Prague

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This is one of the students in my Facial Expressions class in Prague.
Look at her smiling face: she made herself!

a Big thank you to my friend Bohdana and her team for organizing this Doll Prague Show and the workshops and making me feel so welcome. It was wonderful.

07
Dec

DABIDA in Prague

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Doll Prague 2013. DABIDA booth in Prague.

From left to right: Saskia Hoeboer, Marlaine Verhelst, Caroline van Stiphout, Kathleen Engelen, Christine Polis. Francisca Markus and Benoit Polveche.

Such a great city, such nice people!

 





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