hnnn. Been a while since I wrapped ammolite, for sure. Still a favourite of mine. I've recently been thinking that I veer towards fossils a lot - ammolite, ammonite, petrified woods, amber, copal. I'm getting some amber soon.
Oh, and the name of this one, in Cantonese, means simply "forever".
Budgie pendants! These were a lot of fun to work with, if extremely delicate. It was a pretty thorough mix of delightful surprise when things worked out, and vociferous cursing and scraping and realigning when they did not, but in the end, the results were pretty work it to me. Sold one of these little dudes at Anime North (I'll need to check to see which one, I can't quite recall), but the other 5 are still available and up for grabs.
If you are interested in any of my pieces, or in commissioning me, please feel free to drop me a note.
Update: The Blue pendant in the upper left with spread wings is sold. The perched pendant in the lower right is sold.
Hematite is one of two Pegasus boys I'm uploading today. His wings are Made from Apoxie clay over a wire frame. With such a simple stark color scheme I considered leaving him without a symbol, but I eventually decided I'd stick with my original planned symbol (a sort of tribal style mountain range) but on the non-display side.
Goater was a commission from a friend of mine for her boyfriend Smile she drew me a little reference sheet, and off I went to sculpting! This guy kinda fought me the whole way though.....especially his paint job....I learned a lot making this little guy that will arm me better for future goat projects though, and despite his little flaws, I'm rather proud of him!
Anyway.. I can't remember who is base was..i think it was a Wysteria.....He was painted mostly with Golden artist acrylics, but I did use some Delta ceramicoat for the gray washes on him!
Lil' Moa Chick. I learned to sew from my friend Kristen this year. Setting out with my new found skills I wanted to try making a puppet. This is my first attempt at puppet design and I think it turned out pretty well. Moa Chick is made out of faux fur, linen, felt, metal studs, velcro, large teddy bear eyes, and sculpey. The metal collars are all removable. If you shake him up and down a bit the little wings will make a cute flapping motion.
Got more attention from the double plate set than expected so I figured I may as well overdo it lol! Anyway, these full sets are available as custom orders in any design you can imagine as well as what you see in the catalogs. The tray is three inches wide and there are two magnets on the back.