OOAK fashion and repaint doll

by the french artist Corinne Thorner

of Créations COTHO

 

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par l'artiste française Corinne Thorner

des Créations COTHO

 

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The artist

Hello!

What a pleasure, when, from the deep of myself I give rise to a doll.

One of them comes from a book or a movie, another an historical inspiration and a last one from my imagination. All my dolls are realized with great fineness in the work and the accuracy of details.
I love
to realize each doll with respect of the history of each one, and use only high quality materials in relation to the original materials

One of the great momment in my creation, is to give them a real life and spirit. My process consist in erasing the industrial make up of this trademark dolls, repaint a new face and I add eyelashes, to make it as ''human'' as possible. Then I modify hairstyle and that's how the relooking begins

All the clothes are exclusively made for the doll, such as the dress, the gloves, the underwear, the shoes... etc
When she is ready with the new outfit of clothes and her head, I make a jewel meticulously realized in crystal.
After that
, we realize a large amount of pictures, and we choose the best ones. Here, the doll is -almost- alive as Marie-Antoinette, the Empress Sissi, a Sioux princess, and so many more…
For everybody who
, like me, loves....... beauty.

Text writes by my sister Isabelle, and who puts well in words what I am incapable to write!

 

Hello!

I am Corinne, I am 45. I'm married and I stopped working as a nurse for a while so as to take care of my three children.

I’ve gradually  found some free time to dedicate myself to one of my passions which are dolls, sewing, painting, manual work, and search on old costumes :

the  Artist fashion dolls.

I've really begun with dolls in summer 1999, supported by my family(first supporters!), friends and neighbours, and also thanks to the WEB where one can see so many beautiful things which helps to improve.

I learn how to sew with my grandmoher who is a needle-woman during my summer holidays I spent with her when I was a small girl and teenager, and even still now(thank you grandma Lulu!); and also with my mum's sewing machine(thank you Mum!).

I started to makes clothes for me, for my children, & also for my daughter's dolls; and finally for my dolls!

 

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 I started with one or two samples of existing doll clothes; then I felt able to create my own models, and I'm rather proud of it.

I remove all the face paint and repaint it, I add  eyelashes. I redesign the hairstyle and make an unique dress for the doll. These clothes aren’t removable.

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Many thanks to my husband Michel for his support, his assistance for the creation and the maintenance of this website.

YOU CAN WRITE ME. I'LL ANSWER YOU.     contactez-moi

 

I hope you've enjoyed surfing on this site!

Don’t forget to come back from time to time

to see my new fashions !  

 

 email:email c.cotho@orange.fr

I am by no means affiliated with the initial manufacturer of these dolls.

 The images of this site are the sole property of the artist and must not be reproduced in any form without her authorization.

 All rights reserved-Copyright 2001-2014 -Corinne Thorner for  Creations Cotho

Creations Cotho dolls aren't toys. Not for children.

They are dolls colector's.

Je ne suis pas affiliée au fabricant initial de ces poupées.

Les images de ce site sont la seule propriété de l'artiste et ne doivent pas être reproduite sous aucune forme sans son autorisation.

Tous droits réservés- Copyright 2001-2014- Corinne Thorner pour les Créations COTHO* marque déposée.

Les poupées des Créations COTHO ne sont pas des jouets. Ne conviennent pas aux enfants. Ce sont des poupées de collection.