Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Artizan Made

Awesome treasury created for Artizan Made

Artizan: Made by Hand is a collective of shops that sell handmade products.  

. If you get a chance stop and visit to view our group of very talented artists!!

Monday, January 26, 2015

I took a ceramic class this past fall and these two busts are the fruits of my labor. I have several more that I will post later. The bust on the left had its holes glazed accidentally but over overall I was pleased with the results and hopefully I'm able to work in some time to take another class this coming spring.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Assemblage Art Doll Mary Lou

Was in a very creative mood last week and came up with four new assemblage art dolls that have a bit a twist to them. The bottom wire is one of many bed springs I scored at the antique show last summer. My sister gave me a stack of crazy quilt squares and I used one for the skirt. The squares with the embroidered stitching is just amazing work. I'll have to post and share some of my treasures.  

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Angel B

She is made from vintage metal funnel, letter block, porcelain head and hands, leather arms, wire and a metal hat. 

Saturday, December 6, 2014



I know that some people ask me where I get some of my inspiration from and I thought I would share that with you in regards to Pippa. 
The image below is art work by John Whipple titled "Balloon Girl."
I completely fell in love with her and mentally it was on my art bucket list of things to try out.
Of course I didn't have anything to use to create my version, so I patiently waited until I came across objects that I would use. Lucky for me, I found what I needed this past summer and it has taken me until now to complete. The original head was porcelain and fit just right until it hit the floor and smashed into a million pieces. Needless to say I was pretty ticked about that, but I painfully moved on and replaced it with the one she is currently sporting. What usually takes me the most time with my creations is the structural part of it. I am driven to make sure that it is solidly pieced together.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Barbie Redux Revisited

This a photo I'm re-posting from an art show I took part in several years back and the concept was to alter a Barbie Doll. After giving her a new shape using masking tape, I covered her entire body with Apoxie Sculpt wrapped in wire. She was pretty solid when I was done with her.
What I was trying to convey with her was that women are bombarded with so many commitments, expectations and responsibilities from so many directions that the feeling is that of confinement.