What Bratz Dolls Look Like Without Makeup


Photo by Wendy Tsao

Wendy Tsao’s Mighty Dolls takes a collection of Bratz Dolls and turns them into inspirational females like Malala Yousafzai, pictured above.  She will be auctioning the dolls on ebay, and also accepts commissions.  

After 8 years of making softies with children’s drawings, I felt it was time  to stretch out a bit, and try another craft or two.  I saw Sonja Singh’s work several months ago, and ever since, I’ve been itching to have a go at it myself.  I have to say that it has been a welcome change, surprisingly fun and satisfying work to refurbish Bratz dolls and give them new personalities.

Each of the pre-owned Bratz dolls has been washed with hot water and soap.  A few dolls who’d encountered a child wielding a permanent marker, now own a “beauty mark” or “tattoo”.  Brushing their hair and dressing them in their new clothes bring back memories of forgotten childhood play.  I enjoy designing their clothes and knitting their little tops, and I like seeing their personalities emerge as I paint their faces.

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