Oh, you know it’s only a matter of time before I buckle down with my brushes and do some damage with “Alice in Wonderland.” There are just so many zany characters and scenes to choose from, but I manage to narrow it down to just a few.

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First up is the Mad Hatter and his tea party—with Alice, the Dormouse, and the March Hare in attendance. Then there’s Alice taking advice from a blatantly stoned caterpillar. Of course, there’s Alice herself.

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The back of the Mad Hatter doll depicts the famous “Why is a raven like a writing desk?” riddle, and the “Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat” song the Dormouse sang.

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Some details on the Alice doll.

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This was an interesting set to paint, even with all the teeny weeny elements that’s gone into it. It actually drove me a little mad painting all those teacups. But it’s all right. It’s like what the Cheshire cat said: “We’re all mad here.”

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