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Dolls, Puppets and their Relatives

This challenge closed almost 7 years ago.

The Challenge

Please enter your beautiful and lovely paintings of Dolls…or Puppets….or their relatives…:)
Anything depicting them, happy or sad and in any circumstance.

This is a creative CHALLENGE for the TRADITIONALLY executed paintings or drawings, by hand.


Abstract artworks are very welcome, as long the theme is recognizable!

The FOCUS has to be on Dolls, Puppets and their Relatives, NO PEOPLE!!!


Your entry must be a hand-painted painting or drawing.

Submission Guidelines

All entries in this challenge shall be hand-painted paintings or drawings.

Your painting must be of the THEME!

Any medium is welcome, but NO DIGITALS.


This challenge will not accept digital works.

Any entry not meeting this Challenge Introduction Rules & Guidelines will be removed without notice.
We hope you all enjoy this competition, and we look forward to seeing your beautiful artworks!
Please have FUN!!!

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote on your favorite paintings considering the theme, vision, creativity, composition, overall atmosphere, colors and light!

Rewards & Prizes

The First Place winning artwork and Artist will be awarded with our First Place Winner banner and Ribbon, in a comment on the winning work, and in the Challenge Winners Forum.

Additional Information

This creative challenge will be open for entries for 7 days and for voting for another 5 days.
Any question or comments regarding this challenge, may be posted in our Forum, General Discussions

Cover Image: Raggedy Ann and Andy by Pamela Plante


The Top Ten

Rag Doll by Michael Beckett

Rag Doll by Michael Beckett was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 9 votes.

  • Pelham Puppets by bryanhibleart
  • Teddy Bears with Attitude 2 by Elizabeth Moore Golding
  • Mr and Mrs Mouse by Roz McQuillan
  • Raggedy Ann and Andy by Pamela Plante
  • Helen's Dolls by Cathy Amendola
  • Joy to the world! by Elizabeth Kendall
  • china doll by Xtianna
  • Rag doll and roses by scallyart
  • Selia by Nina Zabrodina

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