An art, a craft, a hobby, a business, or a career - doll making is one of the most popular adventures. SCULPTING THE ORIGINAL DOLL - THE BLUFROGG METHOD is authored by two credentialed teachers, professional dollmakers themselves, to teach the new doll artist. A hands-on, step-by-step sculpting process in the classic European technique. Specific directions, from raw clay to mold-ready sculpture. Tools & equipment. Facial proportions for adults & infants charted. Gender differences discussed. Detailed instruction on specific features: eyes, ears, nose, mouth. A thorough treatment of hands & feet, with a new step-by-step foolproof formula. Uses water-based ceramic earth clay, the classic medium. Sixteen essays discuss the philosophy of doll art, common stumbling blocks, the alternative sculpting materials, marketing approaches, & contemporary resource. This book is very sympathetic & helpful to the new artist. Over 400 very clear black & white photographs, with specific instructive captions. Companion book to MOLD MAKING FOR ORIGINAL DOLLS. ISBN 1-886204-06-3. To order: Pollywogg Publications, 1155 Llagas Rd., Morgan Hill, CA 95037; voice/FAX 408-779-2719.Gonzales, Ralph is the author of 'Sculpting the Original Doll The Blufrogg Method' with ISBN 9781886204058 and ISBN 1886204055.