Company: Originals by Ann Francine
Location: Vancouver, WA
Family Info: Happily married to my mold maker Allen since '84, 3 children Aly '88, Andrew '93, Alexis '98 . One cat (Emmett '94) , 3 fish.
Medium: Direct Sculpt Porcelain, Porcelain from Molds, Cernit, Creall-therm and Resin.
Type/Style of Work: Prototypes for manufacturers, Portrait Dolls, Small Limited Edition Porcelain, One-of-a-kind Cernit & Creall-therm, Small Limited Edition Resin
How Long: Dollmaking Since 1989
Professional Credits: Dolls have appeared in Publications of Dollcrafter and Dollmaking. Developed a "Wax over Cernit" Technique (In the process of being published) that creates lightweight, moveable, hallow finished pieces, ideal for setting eyes and stringing much like a porcelain doll.
Awards: Best of Show for Design and Best Costume.
Comments: Proficient in many facets of dollmaking from mold making to costume design. Ardent desire to seek new challenging domain in the world of dolls.
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