Lily's garden wall of brick and foam represents the idea of gradual stiffening - the second, but probably not the last, time I'll mention the influence of Christopher Alexander and his pattern language in my work. I like to think that he would be amused to see his patterns applied to these tiny worlds. In... Continue Reading →
No matter who wins the presidential election of 2016, there will be a wall. It will be strong, it will be solid, and no one under the height of 5 inches will be able to scale it. They will, however, be able to walk around it and enter Lily's garden. Such is Lily's garden wall.... Continue Reading →
Fashion dolls have an odd lifespan. They spring into being as teenagers, and seemingly all die out by their early 20s. In this world, the elderly Lily is an anomaly. Continue reading at http://www.mydolladventure.com/?p=1825&preview=true
Lily has less of an adventure and more of an adventurous life. Her story begins with a little mystery and a small client. Continue reading at mydolladventure.com
I'll be migrating my wordpress.com site to a self-hosted site over the weekend and launching the new site on Monday. I'm planning on continuing to post summaries here with links to the main blog, but let me know if that turns out to be a hassle and I can move your subscriptions over to the... Continue Reading →
The impermanence of Daisy's current life is written all over her room. Where Rosie has metal and wooden furniture filled with bits of her life, Daisy's space is all flimsy foam furniture and empty cupboards. The most obviously flimsy part of her room is the lack of a second wall. I have the materials to... Continue Reading →
Early on, I decided that my doll adventure would rely very little on words. What entranced me were the the story and the images, and everything that pulled me away from that felt like a distraction.
The central mystery of this doll adventure unfolds as Daisy returns from her photo shoot and begins printing photos and paging through her photo album.
In Rosie's doll house, the central element in the room is the bed underneath the casement windows - this is where most of the adventuring begins and ends.