Wendy Froud

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Wendy Froud
Wendy Froud - Rencontres de l’imaginaire de Brocéliande 2014.JPG
Froud at the 2014 Rencontres de l’imaginaire de Brocéliande.
Known for Doll-artist
sculptor
puppet-maker

Wendy Froud, born Wendy Midener in Detroit,[1] is an American doll-artist, sculptor, and puppet-maker, best known for her work creating Yoda for the 1980 film Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and creatures for the Jim Henson films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. Her work is featured in three books for children, paired with stories by fantasy author Terri Windling: A Midsummer Night's Faery Tale, The Winter Child, and The Faeries of Spring Cottage. Wendy Froud is married to, and often collaborates with, the English "fairy artist" Brian Froud, with whom she has a son Toby, a visual artist, performance artist and filmmaker.[2]

She is the daughter of artist Walter Midener and collage artist Peggy Midener.[1]

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