The Original Hollywood Dolls
The Art Of The Doll
Welcome To Hollywood Dolls 2015
This web page was designed to showcase the works of artists who best respect, honor, and give cause to celebrate the art of Hollywood by creating one of a kind portrait dolls based on their favorite celebrity. One of a kind celebrity portrait dolls are based on the star, movie, costume, and/or set of the person or movie that inspires them to create. Hollywood Dolls is a bit of Hollywood history as seen through the eyes of today's artists. Celebrity portrait artists craft, paint, sculpt, and carve to create their one of a kind tribute inspired by the celebrity and the art of the story as seen on the big screen.
One of a kind (OOAK) doll artists work on a three dimensional canvas. Their art is unique, iconic, and popular with collectors. The dolls range in size from miniature 1:12 scale and smaller (doll house and miniature size), 1:6 scale (Barbie-size), 16" dolls (Tonner, Gene, and others), to life-size mannequins. The dolls are one of a kind repaints, hand made sculptures, carvings, and more. The doll artists displayed here excel in their craft, and represent a historic contribution to the art of pop culture today.
This is a gallery of stars in its most true form, and the first on the internet to showcase this particular form of art. Often copied, never duplicated - Welcome to the real and original one of a kind Hollywood Dolls.
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Celebrity Doll History
Celebrity Dolls have been around since at least the 1800s. The best part about the art of Hollywood Dolls is that they are a part of history as seen through the eyes of other artists during their peak. Wikipedia has a little more information about celebrity dolls beginning with presidents, silent film stars, and more.
The article concludes with an A-List of links to information about some of the celebrity dolls produced over the past twenty five years. Celebrity dolls have always been popular, but this particular class of Hollywood Doll is special in that it is an artist's one of a kind work of art, not mass produced. This unique art style is pop art representing pop culture at its best.
Living The Dream
The Hollywood Dolls Walk Of Fame
Michael Jackson by JustCreations
Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie by Laurie Everton - Hollywood Doll Power Couple
Penelope Cruz by Pamela Reasor
Marilyn Monroe Monster Doll by OskArtDolls
Jennifer Lawrence as "Katniss" by Noel Cruz
Inspired by "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" -- Jennifer Lawrence as "Katniss Everdeen" by Noel Cruz
Cate Blanchett as "Galadriel" by Laurie Lenz
Wynona Ryder as "Lydia" by Patricia Gibbons
I am a fan of yours, and hope you are a fan of mine. May I have your autograph?
© 2007 Tonie Cook