Creating Beauty

As a child, I was frightened by a humongous Kissy doll. At 3, it was as big as I was and when you pulled it's hands together it made a smacking or a supposed kissing sound. I was sure it would get up and get me......making smacking sounds as it neared my bed.

Now I make dolls.....some are supposed to be scary, but most just reflect how I look at beauty. To me we have a very narrow view of what beauty is and is not. I have cerebral palsy and don't think I'm whining about it I'm not. I'm lucky my case is very mild compared to some people's. But you can pick me out as different, I walk awkwardly, but my arm and leg work correctly.....for someone with a partially paralyzed arm and leg.

I look like someone with CP is supposed to and in my way I'm attractive. I try to reflect alternative beauty in the dolls I create and so in some ways I'm still dealing with fear, but now it's not my own.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Once upon a time...

Once upon a time I had a blog called Twisted Beauty, but for some reason I can no longer access it. Yeah, I know I probably could figure out how to get it back, but I was thinking....... I survived a serious illness a year ago and feel like such a different person..... So, I've decided to start over with a new blog to launch my new dolls and ideas.

No pictures yet, but new dolls are coming...

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