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Please remember, this is a TEACHING SITE, rather than a store. New classes & kits are announced thru my newsletter.

DANA - Online since 1999



Spring Across America

I leave Sunday (but will be going offline mid-week to pack) for my Spring Across America Teaching Tour – starting in Wisconsin and arriving in Oregon (Thru Seattle).  Heading to Banff (Canada) …  Then June 8th – I then teach a class in Kansas City, MO.

No emails - and all electronics off as much as possible <G>.

So until then … thank you for your patronage – and HAPPY CREATING!

Live Class Schedule

The live class schedule for 2017 (including class photos), can be now seen on our site. Our latest creation is Vespertine ... the Steampunk Traveler for Netherlands.

Minidoll LIST

There is a daily moderator on the list to inspire you with creating!

I personally will be in the studio during April and traveling on the road with my 2017 Teaching tour the entire month of May.

In the past ....

February 27th - I will be moderating on the MDL ( the entire day - with hints, tips on painting miniature doll faces in Acrylics. Below are the EXACT items I use - so you can shop and have on hand to follow along.

(IF you are unfamiliar with how the MDL works ... it is a FREE 18 yo YAHOO group for miniature doll enthusiasts. Click to website, join and enjoy daily hints and tips for creating. We are a kind, caring, sharing group with NO BULLIES! and ONLY doll discussion).

January kicks off 3 weeks with DANA moderating the MDL (

WEEK #1 .... *Finding the SOUL* of your doll in photography ... (including a tutorial on making your own backdrop)!

Ttutorials for the backdrop etc ...

Want more? The minidoll list has been online since 1999, inspiring people to create with any budget. To join the yahoo group ( or visit us on Facebook


ART of Wigging ....

To view our monthly gratis wigging tutorials ... click WIGGING CLUB