Applicant 2021_001

ARTIST MEMBER APPLICATION ~ Initial Image Review :: Images submitted by applicant for evaluation by the Standards Committee.

“The King Broritosh I”
Modeling material Creative Paperclay, oven-bake clay Living doll, copper frame, wood, natural leather, textile, natural wool, acrylic paints, colored glass, gold thread, semi-precious stones, beads, sheep hair tresses. Throne: oak. / 21,65 x 21,65 x 31,5 in / 2019
Description
King Broritosh the First is a character of my fairy story “Kingdom of White Nights and Red Bilberry Lands”. Made in a sitting position, for the composition with the throne. The body is fully sculpted, static. The head and the arms move (on a ball joint). The crown and the cap can be removed if desired. The clothes and the shoes are not. The crown with eyepiece are made of antique kerosene lamp and decorated with textiles and beads.

King Broritosh I sits on a throne, on three cushions made of antique plush. The throne is made of oak, with hand-carved on the back.

“The Torpunishka named Fomushka”
Modeling material Creative Paperclay, oven-bake clay Living doll, copper frame, natural leather, textile, natural wool, acrylic paints, beads, wooden stand. / 4,33 x 5,51 x 14,57 in (including the stand 3.15 x 3.15 x 3.15 in) / 2020
Description
This is another little fairy folk of the magical Northern country – the Kingdom of White nights and Red Bilberry lands. Fancy and little bit eccentric guys, they help to collect all sorts of interesting things that people have forgotten in the magical forest.

The body of the doll is static, only the head and hands move. The head is on the ball-joint. The doll is fixed on a wooden stand. The cap is made from natural wool, it can be removed if desired. The other clothes are not.

“The Torpunishka named Maya”
Modeling material Creative Paperclay, oven-bake clay Living doll, copper frame, natural leather, textile, natural wool, acrylic paints, beads, wooden stand. / 3,94 x 5,12 x 11,81 in (including the stand 3.15 x 3.15 x 1.97 in) / 2021
Description
The sister of cute Torpunyats, dreamy Maya – it is another little heroine of my project “The Kingdom of White nights and Red Bilberry Lands”.

The body of the doll is static, only the head and hands move. The head is on the ball-joint. The doll is fixed on a wooden stand. The cap and the west are made from natural wool, the cap can be removed if desired. The other clothes are not. The hair is made by hand from goat wool. The doll has handmade shoes of genuine leather.

“The Royal person Vermand”
Modeling material Creative Paperclay, oven-bake clay Living doll, copper frame, wood, natural leather, textile, natural wool, acrylic paints, gold thread, semi-precious stones, beads, sheep hair tresses. / 29.13 in / 2016
Description
The Royal person Vermand is another hero of my project “The Kingdom of White nights and Red Bilberry Lands”. His name means “guardian of people” in Norwegian. Vermand is a very brave and sweet young man.

The body is fully sculpted, static. The head is attached to the body with a hinge. The arms move. I put a note in Vermand’s head with a description of his character and purpose. The cap and coat are hand-felted from wool, removable, embroidered with beads and semi-precious stones. The scarf is made of thin cambric, removable. The doll is fixed on the oak stand.

Detail view Image
Detail view of “The Royal person Vermand”

Application Standards

Excellence of Artistry
  • Every applicant should hold the highest personal standards for his or her work.
  • The work must be well-designed, made, and finished.
  • The work must show excellent control of the medium.
  • Sculpting should be flawless, with accurate proportions or, if exaggerated, should harmoniously fit the concept of the piece.
  • Hair should be of a material appropriate to the piece and flawlessly applied.
  • Costuming should be created out of a good idea or concept and be expertly made, using materials appropriate to the figure’s scale or its intended effect.
Identity of Design
  • Every applicant should have a style of working that is unique, consistent, and recognizable. Having a true signature style is an essential element of NIADA’s standards.
  • NIADA looks for engaging, captivating work that inspires a meaningful response.

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