Friends, an Insect Fragment in air-dry mixed media, with mulberry paper. Family Scarabaeidae of course!
Here's a Moth, hatched from the Northern Renaissance... in Premier air-dry clay, mulberry paper with stainless steel and aluminum wire armature. Painted in acrylics, with metallic gold.
Winter Sphinx stands about 24" tall, sculpted in Premier air-dry clay with washi paper and wood.
Friends, so sorry to have been blog-neglectful! I aim to mend my ways in 2016. Here's the Morrigan, Celtic battle goddess, shape-shifting phantom queen. She just got lucky and won the popular vote competition for Infected By Art (IBA) Volume 4. Thank you, everyone who participated!! So honored. There is a great deal ofastonishing work to see at Infected By Art, and the book will be incredible!
The Morrigan, mixed-media, about 19" tall.
Kind Visitors, a most belated announcement: I was incredibly honored that 'Venetian Harpy' won the 2015 Spectrum gold award in Dimensional, given at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live in Kansas City, MO, in May. There was so much wondrous art there, I was amazed! More news in the near future. Promise.
Swan Child getting her color, in Premier air-dry clay. Painted with acrylics including Acryla Gouache from Holbein -- a favorite of mine for the air-dry pieces...
A Fairy Herald, underway. She's in Premier air-dry clay, with washi paper:
With hope for a more peaceable kingdom all around, kindness and empathy, compassion and the seeing heart.
A piece inspired by the work of Kay Nielsen, whose illustrations I discovered as a small child. In Premier air dry clay, about 14.5 inches tall: