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Albuquerque with Annie Hooten
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The Healing Doll Way
A Guided Process Creating Art Dolls for
Self-Discover, Awareness and Transformation
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In September 2017 I was interviewed by psychologist Gunhild Lorenzen for her online summit, Harness Your Creative Power. She is a Gestalt, Art, and Transpersonal Therapist and artist.
If you didn't get a chance to see the interview or want to see it again.
See it here.
In the meantime check out an article written in Minnesota
Women's Press Magazine -
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The Thread of Emotion
Barb Kobe's healing dolls transfer feelings from the inside to the outside.
by Norma Smith Olson
from the article
"She works with archetypes and concepts such as guardians, scapegoats, loving kindness, talismen and inner healers. She uses a process called visual journaling--first creating flat images with watercolor or collage to epict an emotion or a story, and then creating a three-dimensional doll or figure."
"I believe that making a figure--that you can hold in your hand--will mirror some aspects of yourself. It is really more powerful and transformative than making a flat drawing."
Here's an interview from 2013 when I taught at Moontree Studios in Donaldson, Indiana.
One doll, 13 stories
What happens to the meaning of a doll when she "poses" with different things?
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