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Mattel Cher doll repaint by Noel Cruz

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My most recent 11 1/2 inch Cher doll repaint. The base doll used was Mattel's Timeless Treasures Cher based upon her "Half Breed" video. This version features a younger Cher featuring 1970s style makeup.

Complete removal of original paint then given a full facial repaint as well as a rework of the hair to replicate the pop icon. Note that hairline was also handpainted to add a more realistic appearance.

The inset photo on the bottom shows the doll as it looked originally before repainting.

Repaint is a new form of pop art, wherein the doll's face is treated like a three dimensional canvas, with the added challenge of painting within a very small area . Since dolls are basically miniature pieces, brush strokes and shading have to be very controlled and precise.

-- acrylic paint and ultra fine brushes

(Note: I am not in any way affiliated with Mattel.)
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ZootopiaNicktheFox's avatar
Knew it is 1969-1970 cher.
Lumialle's avatar
Recognized her immediately. I saw this in my messages and I was like "yaaaas, cher!!" 
Great work.
WishExpedition23's avatar
She looks a little bit like Pocahontas.
Zambiino's avatar
Really well done.
bagozago's avatar
Wow, this one turned out well!