Every (small) world needs a hero

I’m always struck by the strength and range of personalities in my dolls’ faces. From the still sadness of Camellia, to Ester’s inscrutable wide-eyed stare: each one brings their own history and their own future. But only one of them possesses the natural loyalty and grit of a hero I marvel that something so small […]

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Betwixt 02: The rescue

***** I was worried all week that the pieces of this episode wouldn’t come together – right up until the last few days, I didn’t actually have a plot – but, in the end, I’m pretty happy with how everything turned out. My one remaining concern is that this is an awfully truncated version of […]

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Among the Flowers 03: Adrift on the Endless Sea

*********************** One of the hardest parts of creating a story built around actual figures that I can see and touch, is that I feel an enormous weight when I set them onto some awful path. Yes, I understand that Camellia is a doll, but I pass her every day in the bookcase, still lying in […]

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