Starting the special characters as people

I’ve ordered the clay to start building these 31 special characters that will be human and not mermaid-well maybe some mixing will happen! I’ve added a seahorse in 6 already. I’m inspired by the many athletes and the beautiful expressions the body can make. Clay tools I’m not a novice but I’m just getting into…

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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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TEDxSantaBarbara 2018 standout speakers

Last week I attended TEDXSANTABARBARA for their 2018 ‘Yes, and…’ presentation of 15 speakers. They were all amazing and it was a day of laughs and tears. I highly suggest checking they all out and I’m sure the videos from 2018 will be up soon: https://tedxsantabarbara.com/ There standout speakers for me: A talk about amplifying…

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Strength Solo, in Opposition, and Together

There are now 5 of us collaborating on group shows. In the photo from left, me, Cassey K., Zulema C., JoJo T., Eric H. We update the art periodically. I added new mixed media piece for the ongoing Aqua show at the Sandbox Coffeehouse in Ventura. It’s three 14×17” mixed media works on paper that…

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Update on she feels everything and nothing

Sometimes an image takes a long time to come into being. She feels everything and nothing is one of the paintings I keep working on. I’m working with figure and color with somewhat literal imagery in regards to illustrating ideas. ​​ I have been working on this for awhile. It’s titled, she feels everything and…

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Announcing Dreams at Underground

Dreams Reception at Underground June 20th FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Barbara, CA – Announcing Dreams, a group show of surreal portraits, by three female artists. The show, Dreams, is on display for the month of June with a reception on June 20th. WHAT:           Dreams Reception with Refreshments & Appetizers WHEN:           June 20th, 5-8:00…

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Face Casting and Mask Making

Would you like to see your own face in 3d? Imagine holding your own face in your hand. It’s not exactly like looking in the mirror, but it’s similar! I have been working on face casting and mask making recently and wanted to share some of the photos and videos. This process has been in…

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