Here is an interview I did with Jack Johnston an icon in the art doll industry. He tells us about his business and the doll industry. With host Shahar Boyayan from Curious Mondo. Jack Johnston is an icon in the doll making industry. He has helped many entrepreneurs start their own doll making business. Today he shares with us his view of entrepreneurship, doll making and some secrets in his business. He is known for art dolls made of polymer clay, is part of the art dolls guild and owner of Prosculpt clay brand.
Art doll artist and Curious Mondo instructor was featured at Bored Panda.
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How important it is to make things with our hands? Extremely! It helps you go through life and solve problems. When you create you start with an idea- abstract, try to translate that with some medium (Clay, paint, fiber), go through some frustration because when you start it does not look right and then you have a finished piece- Concrete. Going from an idea to something concrete helps us figure out solutions, control emotions and understand our limits. All people need to create! CuriousMondo livestream courses for free and reach over 27 countries so people can learn how to create. Artist Karen Baker is one of Curious Mondo instructor and helps people create amazing art dolls using polymer clay. She has been sculpting art dolls for over 20 years.
More info: Karen Baker’s Art doll Class