An ampersand mermaid couple sketch

I’ve started the mermaid special characters with an ampersand. The & seems like a good start in this series. Mine was originally drawn backwards. So I can fix the digital version that I will make next, but the actual drawing is going to remain wrong. I did a few filters with PicsArt app and made…

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Coloring Pollinate, Resilience, Willing, and Results

This year a group of four, one being me, selected words for the year in place of resolutions. To keep each other accountable we decided to make art as a reminder. I’ve printed four copies to color in of the words in my mermaid type. Your welcome to print one yourself if you feel inspired…

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My little mermaid – 2 week ceramics class at SBMA #rattle

I took a ceramics class from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art over the holidays. The class is open and I did a couple slab bowls and a mermaid rattle.

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The final 5 mermaid sculptures

I’ve been working with the image of the mermaid couple for about two years. I’ve digitally drawn the alphabet and number sets, jewelry, books, stickers, watercolors, mixed media collages, pins, and 5 sculptures. Below are the finished sculptures displayed in paper bowls and arranged with found objects. Each image has a few angles and the…

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Photographing mermaids in a tiny light box

A few I am dream statements to go along with these mermaid photos. I am wordI am so unhappyI’m am about the bathI am so weak I am on a bike or roller skatesI am notI am at the retreatI am in a car chaseI’m explainingI am at a lakeI’m in a party/classroomI am fine.…

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Found objects and sand tray photo shoot

Playing with found objects in sand and glitter using hand made clay and paper bowls this afternoon. I have hand made beads in polymer clay and glass in addition to natural black coral, shell, stone, and wood. I’m also enjoying some small lenses that distort the scale, reminding me vision is dependent on the lens…

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Painting mermaids in the rain #360video

Working on a mural size painting of mermaids in the garage as it rains outside. Reflecting on the distortion in 360 camera shots.

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