Thursday, July 29, 2010

Sneek Peek!

The EHAG Emporium once again opens its creaking doors on some frightfully wonderful Halloween creations this Saturday at 9pm (EST). My first witch of the season will be looking for a good home...take her home, if you DARE! Here's a little peek...

Be sure to stop by, Saturday, July 31, 9pm (EST). 

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Monday, July 26, 2010

Dia De Los Chicken Lips

As a kid, I was petrified of skeletons, yet strangely drawn to them. As I grew, I started to find the humor in them. So when I discovered the tradition of Dia De Los Muertos art, I was hooked! I've been collecting pieces for quite a while now. And yet, I've never made a piece myself...until now.
Here is my first-ever Chicken Lips Dia de Los Muertos sculpt. I now really appreciate the detail that goes into painting a traditional skull! Lots of work! This fellow is hand sculpted from paper clay with a wire for hanging. I hope to make some more of these for some of my upcoming shows.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Spookytime Jingles Birthday Bash!

It's hard to believe it, but Spookytime Jingles turns 2 years old this month! STJ is an amazing marketplace of some of the finest creators of Halloween and Christmas art, and I've been lucky enough to be a part of the group since day one.

This month, as a special birthday celebration, STJ is offering more door prizes and an amazing special guest! I'd tell you who it is, but even I don't know...that's how secret it is ;)

In honor of the party, I made a special edition party punk rock pumpkin this month...a "Punk'n!" I've also got some more new Halloween and Christmas creations, but you'll have to stop by and see them.

Be there tonight when the party starts - Midnight (EST), 9pm (PST). If you can't stay up that late, don't worry, the party lasts all month...but, please note that all creations on STJ are original, one-of-a-kind pieces and all are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. See ya at the party!!!!!

Friday, July 9, 2010

Skelly on the Move!

I seem to be fixated on the idea of things with wheels right now. I don't know why, but I want to put wheels on everything I'm making! This little skelly I just finished up is no exception. Riding in his eco-friendly pumpkin mobile, he is ready to cruise the graveyards. Sculpted from papier-maché and paper clay.

I'm finishing up painting my last batch of creations. Once these are painted,  stained, waxed and sealed, then it's back to getting my hands in the clay and creating a whole new batch. I've got plans for witches, zombies, and maybe a Santa or snowman thrown in just to mix things up ;)

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Say "Hello" to Uncle Sam

Wow, is it really 4th of July weekend already?! That means my first Fall show is under 3 months away...yipes! I've been so busy with Halloween creations that I almost forgot to create any patriotic art this year. But, just in is Uncle Sam in his watermelon car.

Sam is hand sculpted from papier-maché and paper clay. His watermelon car rolls on wooden wheels. I was inspired to make this piece by a vintage postcard that I had found online. I've always loved the idea of traveling "by fruit!" And with it's low emissions, this method of transportation is definitely "green"...HA!

Uncle Sam is available for purchase in my ETSY shop

Have a wonderful 4th of July!!!!!