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Once Upon A Time - Rhodochrosite Wire-Wrap Pendant by craftsbyblue
Customizable Rose Stem Necklace by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Hidden Treasure by craftsbyblue
Dark Secrets - Elegant Gothic Red Jasper Earrings by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Sea Turtle Gemstone Pendant by craftsbyblue
Miniature Mythical Fox Pendant by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Adjustable Bearded Dragon Bracelet by craftsbyblue
Sea Turtle Gemstone Pendant by craftsbyblue
[For Sale] Customizable Bow and Arrow Pendant (II) by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Ethereal Blue by craftsbyblue
Valiant Blue - Wire-Wrapped Sword Pendant by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Deep Sea Empress by craftsbyblue









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These are gifts, commissions, contest entries, and/or personal pieces that I consider to be my best works.



Black Butler - The Undertaker (Take II) by craftsbyblue UT - After the End by craftsbyblue
Black Butler: The Undertaker (Reshoot)
1st Place in the Shoot it Again Artisan Crafts Contest, hosted by copperrein


Thunderbolt Fantasy: The Screaming Phoenix Killer by craftsbyblue
Thunderbolt Fantasy: The Screaming Phoenix Killer


The Future is 10 by craftsbyblue
The Future is 10
One of three winners of the Core Members Thursday Prompt: Man the Maker Contest, hosted by akiestar (Sep 2018)


Golden Lotus by craftsbyblue
Golden Lotus
1st Place in the projecteducate 10 Years From Now Contest, hosted by Mrs-Durden (Aug 2018)


Midsummer Sun by craftsbyblue
Midsummer Sun
1st Place in the Summertime Contest hosted by JustACapharnaum, for Beginner Abstract/Surreal and Macro Photographers (Aug 2018)


Legendary by craftsbyblue
Mikazuki Munechika (Touken Ranbu)
Gift for my dear friend SinistrosePhosphate


[Commission] Adjustable Bearded Dragon Bracelet by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Wire-Wrapped Adjustable Bearded Dragon Bracelet


Pokemon - Mega Gardevoir by craftsbyblue
Mega Gardevoir (Pokemon)
Daily Deviation 2/17/2018, featured by SinistrosePhosphate


[Commission] Ethereal Blue by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Ethereal Blue
Daily Deviation 6/24/2017, featured by pinkythepink


RWBY - The Fall Maiden by craftsbyblue
Cinder Fall (RWBY)
1st Place in the Fan-Artisan Crafts Contest, hosted by SinistrosePhosphate, RTNightmare, pinkythepink, and TsaoShin (Nov 2017)


Light of the Moon by craftsbyblue
Light of the Moon
1st Place in the Your Artistic Journey contest for DeviantArt's 17th Birthday (Aug 2017)


Fairy Archer by craftsbyblue
Fairy Archer
Winner of Bi-Monthly Shenanigans #5: The Supernatural, a challenge hosted by Mrs-Durden (Aug 2017)


[Commission] Transient Thorn v2 by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Transient Thorn II


Undertaker's Scythe v4 by craftsbyblue
Undertaker's Scythe v4 (Black Butler)


Undertaker's Scythe v3 by craftsbyblue
Undertaker's Scythe v3 (Black Butler)
Daily Deviation 12/10/2016, featured by pinkythepink


Steven Universe Malachite Choker by craftsbyblue
Malachite (Steven Universe)


[Commission] Golden Shadow by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Golden Shadow


Deep Sea Empress by craftsbyblue
[Commission] Deep Sea Empress
1st Place in the I Challenge You v.2 Contest, hosted by Mrs-Durden and challenge given by pinkythepink (June 2016)










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Simple Bow and Arrow Pendant

A simple bow and arrow pendant, made of silver-plated artistic wire. When ordering, please let me know your address, which size bow you would like (small or large), what color you would like for the arrow tip, and your preferred chain length.

This listing includes the price of standard domestic shipping. Please let me know if you require international or express shipping, and I will make a separate widget for you.

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Mega Charizard X Papercut Card


I made a poll in January asking what kinds of works you would like to see from me in the future. Despite all my hiatuses, I somehow managed to fulfill one of each option - and now, I'm finally making good on my promise to start paper cutting!

To start off, I picked something simple - a silhouette of my favorite Pokemon, Mega Charizard X. I jumped straight into this piece after around an hour of practice, and thankfully it wasn't a total disaster xD.

Overall, this was a fun and relaxing experience - I think I will have to make more paper cuts in the future blue heart bullet

P.S. I have not forgotten about the fan-artisan craft request poll - I have the materials ready, but haven't started crafting as I am stuck in the early design phase. I recently got a gemstone for another character in the same series, so I hope to design them together. Stay tuned for them!

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blue heart bullet Mega Charizard X belongs to NintendoGame Freak, and Creatures.

blue heart bullet This piece will not be sold or remade for commercial purposes.

blue heart bullet I used the following tutorial: [Paper Cutting 101] Paper, Scalpel, GO!

blue heart bullet The reference I used can be found here.

blue heart bullet Time: 2.5 hours, 1 for the drawing and 1.5 for the paper-cutting.

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Other works:

Dark Secrets - Elegant Gothic Red Jasper Earrings by craftsbyblue  [Commission] Adjustable Bearded Dragon Bracelet by craftsbyblue  Once Upon A Time - Rhodochrosite Wire-Wrap Pendant by craftsbyblue  Thunderbolt Fantasy: The Screaming Phoenix Killer by craftsbyblue

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Colors in Life

Sat Oct 27, 2018, 7:11 PM
BellaGBear recently created a wonderful project as part of the projecteducate Pitch A Project Contest. The goal of this project is to bring more colors and cheer into people's lives by sharing colorful art.

Here is her original journal, and I've copied the text below:

Colours in life mental health community projectThere are many people struggling with mental health so I wanted to start a community project fighting that. And for me, making artwork with a lot of colours always helps to make me feel better. Doing art in general is a good way to feel better, but there is some extra power in using bright colours. Or to say it in the words of a great painter well known for his colourful works:

For me, there has always been a strong link between making colourful artwork and mental health. The fact that I work with fabric and thread that has a nice feel in your hand, make a satisfying sound while you work it and that the action of sewing, quilting or embroidery works meditative is an extra bonus. I can imagine similar feelings exists for people working with paint, pastels or any other medium.
Colours always help. The brightness of them chases away gloomy and dark thoughts. This project is going to collect all those sunshine in your mind creating projects and to share


There are many people struggling with mental health so I wanted to start a community project fighting that. And for me, making artwork with a lot of colours always helps to make me feel better. Doing art in general is a good way to feel better, but there is some extra power in using bright colours. Or to say it in the words of a great painter well known for his colourful works:


Quote-color-in-a-picture-is-like-enthusiasm-in-lif by BellaGBear

For me, there has always been a strong link between making colourful artwork and mental health. The fact that I work with fabric and thread that has a nice feel in your hand, make a satisfying sound while you work it and that the action of sewing, quilting or embroidery works meditative is an extra bonus. I can imagine similar feelings exists for people working with paint, pastels or any other medium.

Colours always help. The brightness of them chases away gloomy and dark thoughts. This project is going to collect all those sunshine in your mind creating projects and to share them with the world. Let's all work together to spread a wave of feelings through DA :) (Smile).

How does it work?

  • Copy the text of this journal into a new entry, don't worry about the skin*
  • Add 1-4 of your own artworks at the bottom underneath the entry of the person who went before you 
  • If you want, you can share how art has helped you, but that is not required
  • You can either use my original journal to add your works to or add them to one which has already works of other people as well.
  • Post it and wait until more people start sharing the journals.
  • Feel free to add your work to any sidestream you see! More  = better when we are talking happiness :rainbow:
  • Use the #ColoursinlifeArt hashtag here and on Instagram. I will try to make this work on Instagram as well soon.

The shared artworks don't have to be made when you felt bad. Just spread the good vibrations.

This journal will be the mother that spawns many different threads of this project. In this way the colourfull goodness will take over DA like a benevolent virus Laughing  

If this project picks up I will post a compilation every 1-2 weeks for everyone who doesn't want to miss a single piece. Tag me in the journals you post so I can find them. 

Let's see if this project can bring a bit more joy into people's life. Especially for those who are currently suffering. Be well, and I hope things will soon improve Hug

Meanwhile here is a song about the beneficial powers of sunshineHappy : 


 
Entries:

BellaGBear

Dear Jane big piece finished! by BellaGBearStar-crossed lover of books bookmark by BellaGBearScrap quilt FINISHED by BellaGBear

There is something about working with fabrics and threads that just makes everything feel alright and puts my mind at rest. It is so satisfying to work with your hands and it always makes me feel like I've accomplished something good. Sometimes life feels too overwhelming for me and that everything goes wrong and life will only be an endless repetition of disappointments. When I look at the quilts or embroideries I make I don't think that anymore. If I can sew I will be fine.

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 [Commission] Sea Turtle Gemstone Pendant by craftsbybluePokemon - Mega Gardevoir by craftsbyblue
Once Upon A Time - Rhodochrosite Wire-Wrap Pendant by craftsbyblueGolden Lotus by craftsbyblue

To me, wire is one of my two avenues for creation, and it's a medium where physical constraints, like weight, size, and cost of materials are major considerations. I like to think of it as a medium where real-world constraints are applied to my visions, translating into reality something that's beautiful and wearable. 

Each piece is an opportunity to try something new, to craft something that has never been crafted before. It's an opportunity to make people happy, to reflect on what I did correctly and how I could make the next piece even better, and it's a chance to reflect on my mental state and how that affected my design and implementation. For example, when I'm more relaxed, I find that my wirework flows well and looks more elegant, whereas when I'm stressed, I lose the ability to visualize the flow, and sometimes have to scrap the wires I used. The pieces that came from negative emotions don't make it onto DeviantArt - I want people to have positive feelings when they see and wear my works, so I am trying to channel positivity through my creations :nod:.
 


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Andulino Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the favorite my Berserk marquetry wood picture ;)
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craftsbyblue Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You are welcome :)!
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Chibi-pets Featured By Owner 2 days ago   Artisan Crafter
thank you so much for daily deviation! wow so happy! 
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craftsbyblue Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter

You are very welcome :heart: !

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FILIGRY Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2018  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much for Daily Deviation!!! Emoticon: Bow
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craftsbyblue Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2018  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You are very welcome :heart:!
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vanndra Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for the watch. Much appreciated. I love your work!!
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craftsbyblue Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2018  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You are very welcome, and thank you so much :thanks: :hug:!
Your work is amazing :love:!
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vanndra Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :)
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You are welcome :) :hug:!
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