Creating the Owl Shaman Doll
Slideshow and Tutorial:
The Owl Head
is made of canvas.
The Heads are shaped
and the faces are sketched in
Black acrylic paint is used to darken around the eyes
and outline feathering areas
Loosely woven fabrics are added
First the black faux fur, closest to the eyes,
and then tufts of other colors are added
Adding color to the eyes...
Orange on top,
yellow on the bottom, blended.
More black, more depth
white dot in the center of the pupil
and continue adding more depth and more fur
(this dollmaker never uses feathers due to their rapid rate of deterioration)
Animal Totem Dolls Page
Kandra Niagra, Dollmaker
The song "Wind Spirit" (in the slideshow)
is from Bill Miller's album of 2000, The Art Of Survival.
Kandra Niagra, Dollmaker512-332-6680 cell phone
PO Box 326
Smithville, TX 78957
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