The Mammy

The mammy is a stump doll, her head, arms and hands are sculpted from paper clay over wire armature.  She is painted in light washes of acrylic slowly building up her rich complexion.  To bring out the different areas of the skin texture I used glossy satin and matte sealers.

28.50 INCHES (72.39 CM) TALL

Paper Mache, acrylic paint, chalk sticks, wool crepe, printed cotton, linen, starch.