Here are just some of my creations over the past few years. Most of these will be heading to Philadelphia with me in April 2018 for the Quinlan Artist Doll & Teddy Bear Convention. Once I am back from the show I will put the remaining pieces for sale here on my website.
Close up of the top of her cabinet with “real” wasp nest. There are two complete wasp nests incorporated in this piece.
She’s comfortably ensconsed in a vintage curiosity cabinet, complete with quilted background and antique buttons
Check out her leather boots.
She has one lovely blue eye.
Her hair is Tibetan goat the color of ginger.
Her companion “Termite” created from a seed pod.
These are my Halloween Ghosts.
This is “Dr. Who” number eleven otherwise known as the actor Matt Smith
My version of Matt Smith as a skeleton Dr. Who.
He’s wearing a Fez and glasses.
I’ve put two hearts in his chest, too.
This piece is titled “The Fez is Cool.”
My “Icicle Men” were fashioned after illustrations I found in a vintage Christmas story book called “The Snowman that didn’t want to go away.”
My “Icicle Men” were published in Somerset’s Art Doll Quarterly for their 2017 winter issue
The jolly old elf himself “Santa.”
This is Ciarnan, and he’s carrying a lantern to help light the way when traveling in the dark.
This is Alfie, who is already in a party mood.
Alwyn is a sweet little girl elf.
Liam is so proud of his blue ornament.
Here’s the whole group.
This collection has been published in Somerset’s Art Doll Quarterly for their 2017 winter issue. It is a four page spread with explanations on my creative process.
Tuna the dragon created from the likeness of the infamous internet dog “Tuna Melts My Heart.”
Tuna’s underbite provides him with a sweet looking disposition.
His, ever faithful companion “Sandwhich,” hangs at the ready for any adventure.
Blue Tibetan goat hair in his ears lends a whimsical touch.
His iridecent wings are poised for flight.
Winter Witch atop a distressed curiosity cabinet.
Open the cabinet and you’ve just accessed a winter wonderland.
A forest fawn makes his home in this cool, crystal-like cavern.
Her companion fawn
A gilded pomander with a round of lava, scented with a woodland forest, rests in her hand.
Vintage rhinestones accent her custom dyed Scottish mountain goat hair.
Queen Bee. She was published in Somerset’s 2018 winter issue of Art Doll Quarterly.
Tied for 2nd Place in 2017 Annual Gold Awards for Fantasy at the Quinlin Doll and Teddy bear show
She has a bit of a honey drip
She has wings and three different colors of Tibetan goat hair used to create her sassy coif.
24K gold accents
Swarovski crystals all over
“Apryl” a spring witch
She represents the arrival of spring and all the beauty, and color, associated with it.
Her companion is a bluebird ready to take flight and bring her back word of all the new beginnings in the world.
Three colors of Tibetan goat hair are used to create this lovely halo of spring pinkness.
She wears lovely green leather slippers and walks among the mosses and grasses of an emerging landscape.
Her custom outfit is made with glorius layers of fine cotton, tulle, and a lovely kimono in sheer polyester with a lovely floral design.
Her overskirt is a gauzy cotton with a floral trim ribbon from Vancouver B.C. There are freshwater pearl beads and Swarovski crystals stitched right on top of the floral ribbon.