There is so much back story to Final Migration. It started off with a dream, as usual, where I saw a dragonfly. The dragonfly usually symbolizes a change in perspective or self realization. Over the past several weeks I have
Persephone is one of my favorite myths. Like Persephone, I am attracted to any version of Beauty and the Beast storyline and I find myself revisiting this concept. For this version of Persephone, I am challenging myself to use polymer clay
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