Decided to name this one Unchained. Fly and be free little Alkonost.
I finished sculpting now ready for some paint. As I worked I was not feeling the Thunderbird vibe. This creature seemed like she was trying to escape something, not create a storm. I came across the Alkonost and this felt
I decided to make another bird creature because I wanted to challenge myself to get the work to be closer to my sketch. Just for some interest I reversed the sketch. I did this so when I hang this with
Anytime I work on something, I like to research it. I am a nerd that way, and now I want to share a little nerdiness with you. Comparative mythology has different variations of the Phoenix from different cultures. The basic
I got a little off from my sketch, but since I rarely use sketches, I guess that is ok. The core of this armature is clothesline wire, with the branches wired to them. The branches may look real but are artificial branches
Over the past month, I have had extremely vivid dreams. Some of them disturbing, some surreal, some both disturbing and surreal. I believe these dreams are my brain filing away my concerns, anxiety and fears. Early this week I had
The owl woman in my dream was flying around, not carrying anything. It seems like all my work is carrying around something so I decided she should have something in her talons. My first thought was a skull, but then I
“Nothing Like the Sun” is based on the Greek story of Clytie, a mermaid who turned into a sunflower after grieving the unreturned love of Helios (or Apollo). From Wikipedia: “Helios, having loved her, abandoned her for Leucothoe and left