Tag : folk-art

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When I was little, I came up with all kinds of grand schemes, fantastic feats I would accomplish very soon. My dad, with a twinkle in his eye, would always say the same three words: “When pigs fly.” To me, that meant that if I could just find a flying pig, then anything would be …
Every year on Valentine’s Day, Rosie is invited to sell her roses at the general store in the middle of town. She’s a country girl, tall and slim and pretty, with strawberry blonde hair, who arrives in a homespun blue dress, a colorful heart apron, and a fashionable hat with a rose. Rosie has the …
Gabriella is a lovely, blue-eyed angel with a golden halo, chestnut-colored hair with golden highlights, and long graceful wings. Her heavenly robe is a deep rose-red, with lighter rose highlights. The soft folds of the robe flow around her body, and I think she looks as though she might suddenly catch a breeze and lift …
These are “Horatio and Hannah“, my first original, one-of-a-kind hand-sculpted art dolls, in progress. This is my first time using Creative Paperclay, and it has opened up a whole new world of art dollmaking possibilities for me. Horatio, the papa pig, has an entirely hand sculpted head of paperclay over hand carved styrofoam, with painted …
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