Making

Ball jointed Zisa Dolls

We decided to create a fully articulated version of Zisa Dolls, 29 cm tall (11.50 inches). The doll is entirely printed in 3D thanks to the Ball Jointed Pixie Doll project by AnnaGerber, that we have modified for the head and hands. BJD Zisa is equipped with a wardrobe, furniture needed for her room, and even… Continue reading Ball jointed Zisa Dolls

Making

Zisa’s kitchen

It is very nice to create the right environment for Zisa, placing her in a realistic context. So that an old tin wood stove, restored, becomes the main element of a scene that also sees table, chair, drying rack, tub and many other kitchen accessories, vintage or hand made. Zisa is dressed in apron and… Continue reading Zisa’s kitchen

Making

Making Zisa’s bed

Doll beds usually don't have accessories made with care, but I wanted to create a bed to make ready with all its elements: mattress, bottom sheet, pillow, pillowcase, upper sheet, quilt. In this way Zisa can lie down in soft blankets, dressed in pretty floral pajamas, made up of a buttoned blouse and trousers with… Continue reading Making Zisa’s bed

Memories

Zisa Dolls

http://www.zisadolls.com Immensely loveable, a precious childhood friend. Perhaps I have never left the world of childhood. In fact, working in a theater as stage and costume designer, helped me to live in a parallel world, made of paper mache, miniature models, fabrics and colors. Now that I've come to the old age, I do not… Continue reading Zisa Dolls

Memories

Why the name Zisa

From wikipedia "The Zisa palace (from the Arabic al-'Azīza, or" the splendid ") stood outside the city walls of Palermo, inside the Norman Royal park, the Genoardo (from the Arabic Jannat al-arḍ or" garden "or" Paradise of the earth "), which stretched with splendid pavilions, lush gardens and water basins from Altofonte to the walls… Continue reading Why the name Zisa