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Suspension I by MeiselMaus Suspension I by MeiselMaus
Taking a new slant.  I have previously tried to photograph my dolls and figures to make them look as realistic as possible.  This challenge entertained me for a number of years.  However, this misses one of the attributes of dolls that I find so appealing; their intrinsic dollness that sets them aside from living, breathing humans.  So, the next step is to attempt to photograph dolls pretending to be people, pretending to be dolls.  A celebration of the "otherness" of artificial, miniature life.  Don't try to hide or overlook the joints and the stringing.  Celebrate them.  Let the dolls wear their strangeness like a badge of honour.  This is a theme that I plan to explore further, once I can grab a spare minute.
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Given 2014-06-20
In Suspension I, MeiselMaus has taken a new step in a different direction with his still life doll photography captures and this image cleverly explores boundaries beyond typical poses. ( Featured by Kaz-D )
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arienhly Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I was wondering if this would ever get a DD, i loved it ever since you posted it, congrats :)
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MeiselMaus Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Well, thank you very much.
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JIMENOPOLIX Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Why is he wearing Mickey's ears?
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MeiselMaus Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Jolly artificiality on a less than jolly, restrained little dolly.  Like a party hat on Grumpy Cat.
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JIMENOPOLIX Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah.
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Lord-Darcy Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014
:iconcongratsddplz:
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MeiselMaus Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Thank you!
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
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MeiselMaus Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Thank you very much.  I am very pleased.
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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