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Background: a fragment from the woodblock print "Hina Matsuri" by Utagawa Kunisada, circa 1847. The doll festival Hina Matsuri (also called Girls' Day) is celebrated in Japan each year on March 3, and includes displays of hina-ningyo (ornamental dolls) representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period.

Watercolor, acrylic & ink on Bristol, 11x14". Details: www.mariawilliam.net/dollmaker…

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:iconrandamu-chan:
Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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:iconrandamu-chan:
Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
;p
God bless
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
:aww: :heart:
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:iconrandamu-chan:
Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
:heart:
And thanks for the llama!rainbow cry
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :)
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:iconrandamu-chan:
Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
God bless : )
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
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:icondonfarrell:
donfarrell Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Great work, especially how you capture all that vivid lovely fabric.
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :heart:
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:icondonfarrell:
donfarrell Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
You are most welcome.  I"m glad I discovered your artworks!  :-)
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:iconiloveit-plz:
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:icononyana:
Onyana Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is flawless! May I ask how long you take to create something so perfect and intensely detailed like this?
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! :heart: I don't gauge the time but I'd say about 24-30 hours.
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:iconmadink2000:
Madink2000 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
Really great!Clap 
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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:iconfabi2011:
fabi2011 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
amazing artwork!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:thanks:
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:iconphoenixofdarkness62:
Phoenixofdarkness62 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow~ This is a really striking piece! Fantastic job! :D
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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:iconphoenixofdarkness62:
Phoenixofdarkness62 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome! :)
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:iconpevansy:
Pevansy Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful colours and patterns. Beautiful work :)
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :heart:
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:iconshannonvalentine:
ShannonValentine Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014   Traditional Artist
The details and rich colors are so impressive.  Truly gorgeous work!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :heart:
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:iconrita-ria:
Rita-Ria Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
just awesome!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you, Rita! :heart:
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:iconrita-ria:
Rita-Ria Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
very welcome, Maria
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:iconsomersetholmes:
somersetholmes Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
WOOOOOW! stunning artwork Maria :clap: :heart:
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you, James! :hug:
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:iconmayumiogihara:
MayumiOgihara Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Gorgeous work, Maria! :heart:
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you, Mayumi! :love:
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:iconmayumiogihara:
MayumiOgihara Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You're most welcome :iconheartdanceplz:
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:iconjusta-watcher49:
Justa-Watcher49 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
Amazing detail and color
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:thanks:
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:iconn-rose5:
N-rose5 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful work!!!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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:iconkhumbirafoxhound:
khumbirafoxhound Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
Jaw drop Emoticon Fantastic! Una belleza de trabajo sin lugar a duda!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Gracias! :)
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:iconcarrie1953:
carrie1953 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
Gorgeous, as usual, Maria!!!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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:icontarmahartley:
TarmaHartley Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:wow: This is AMAZING! Visually stunning with brilliant colours and wonderful details, this piece ROCKS! :)

AWESOME AWESOME WORK! :)

:+fav:
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! :love:
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:icontarmahartley:
TarmaHartley Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're very welcome! :)

I hope that you have a marvelous day! :icongrin--plz:
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks, same to you! :iconheartdanceplz:
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:icontarmahartley:
TarmaHartley Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're very welcome and thank you! :icongrin--plz:
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:iconhendrikhermans:
HendrikHermans Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful,  so detailed and colourful ... what more is there to say !!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :heart:
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:iconimportautumn:
ImportAutumn Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
So much detail and colour! How can I not stop to comment and admire this piece! Well done MJWilliam! Thank you for uploading this!
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:iconmjwilliam:
MJWilliam Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank YOU for the kind comment! :love:
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