Category Archives: Tractatus Dolliculus

Studio Werk

Someone asked me about my setup. This is my camera in the studio. The lens is my 1890 petzval lens. Back in the day it was the first lens fast enough for portraits but pretty much only sharp in the … Continue reading

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Nibelungen and the Occult

I’ve been thinking about how I want Ada to look. She’s a Nibelung, a race of dwarfs who guard a huge hoard of gold. There’s various Germanic and Norse tales around the hoard of the Nibelungen. I borrow freely from … Continue reading

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Days and Nights with Dolly Dodd…..

So I’ve been living with Celine for several days now. The first thing I learned is that you have to have some simple clothes to put on dolly. Those Dollheart outfits are great but when you come home after a … Continue reading

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My dollieh lies over the ocean…..uh-oh…the dolly has landed!

Well, today my dolly came from over the ocean. I didn’t expect her until the end of the month. So I haven’t opened the box yet until I made a stretch of work on this project. So I finished covering … Continue reading

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Feeling stronger every day…..

Handles have arrived: They’ve been attached. The hinges arrived as well though that will have to wait. This week I’m going to glue on the leather for the lid. I found some fabric at Stitches here on Capitol Hill for the … Continue reading

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Waiting for Dolly…

In anticipation of dolly’s arrival I have started building this coffin for her to sleep in. My little goth princess wants her coffin. I’m going to cover it in black leather and the interior will be lavendar and black. To … Continue reading

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