I’ll let Sandra speak for herself on this post. http://www.etsy.com/shop/SandraArteagA
“I exist since 20th December 1980. In those days I was a little smaller, more or less the size that my dolls are today.
After a few years, enough to hold a pencil with my own hand and to think of something else that wasn’t sleep, eat and cry to change my diapers, I realized that there was nothing better in life than to spend the day imagining universes and the beings that inhabit them.
To know more about them I should draw, and so I did, spent hours lying on the floor sailing through seas of paper and algae-colored, drawing without paying attention to the unyielding dictatorship of clockwise. Until one day I found the movie “Labyrinth” and their dolls, I couldn’t stop to see it, I was really unhealthy…. believe me… unhealthy… And so it all began, my passion for these creatures, the dolls, has always been with me. But it’s been many, many years until I managed to snatch the characters in my drawings from the world of the two dimensions and bring them to 3-D.
I have never did any kind of artistic education although just 2 years ago, in late 2008 to be more exact, I decided to unleash my creative desire, from that moment I have not stopped experimenting and researching on my own the path to make dolls. Internet has been a great help, a way of knowing the work of many wonderful artists, materials, etc… now that I’m getting I can’t stop, I don’t want to stop! At last I can touch everything I imagined!”
You MUST read her descriptions of her dolls on her blog!
Follow her on: sandra-arteaga-dolls.blogspot.com/ twitter.com/#!/OsaPandra