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Doll progress and sneak peek!

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Hi hi! It is HOT here...mostly skipped right over spring. But there is sunshine, and birds and flowers everywhere, and leaves on the trees! (Yay privacy and shade!) For some strange reason, every time it gets very hot, my mind bothers me to watch Stephen King movies. Mainly the old ones such as Christine, Cujo, the original Pet Semetary, etc...there is something quite nostalgic about them. I no longer question it. Anyhow, I have been making SLOW progress on my latest Monster High repainted doll. This one will be an Emily the Strange- another nostalgic thing for me. I first "met" Emily in the late 90's, down in the Little Five Points section of Atlanta. Please know- I realize this is like a HUGE drug haven now, but back then it was more the "quirky little art town" within the larger city, and it reminded us of our towns up north, so we would go visit on the weekends sometimes. Of course I am SURE there were drugs there at that time too. BUT WHATEVER, we are tal

Quick Hello!

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Oh..hiii! Got back from my sister's wedding in Florida on Monday, realized I had a lot of things to attend to, and proceeded to do none of those things. Now, I admit I should have planned more thoroughly for my return. But the best I can muster is one day at a time right now. So...I will be taking a week off from listing new original art. I just need the extra week to regain my bearings. I am not a "good traveler" in a lot of ways- any trip I take is fueled mainly by anxiety. Add an important wedding into the mix, and I am basically traumatised. Dont get me wrong, the wedding was beautiful, my sister had her day and the happy couple is now a married couple.  I...am basically a wild animal, and do not understand well enough the workings of like...regular humans in society. I like to wear sweatpants and no bra. I do not care what my hair looks like, I do not wear makeup. I did not know what a "blow out" was until last week. (FYI- it's getting your hair profe

Work in Progress ACEOs!

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 Ah, I see I skipped last week :/ Well, I do have a work in progress photo of a new batch of ACEOs, and of course a sneak peek of the Sunday auction! Besides that, I am kind of boring lately, maybe I will ramble a bit... Okee, first- I managed to remember to take a snapshot of this new batch of ACEOs before finishing them: They are coming along well now, I've lined them all in ink and will shade them in grey ink soon. Then colors!  Sunday's auction this week will be a sweet little fairy and a bumble bee: She is titled "Bumble Buds" and again, she will be up for auction on eBay starting this upcoming Sunday (4/17, also Easter I see my calendar is telling me). There are a handful of new ACEOs listed right now, you can browse through them if you want to: see HERE !  Um, I guess I don't have much to ramble about...wanting to make up some t shirt designs, and I had an idea for my next doll project (who knows when i will get to her!)  Xo, though! Em

NEW DOLL! Plus sneak peek, ramble, and some printed goods

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 Okay, well Happy April Fool's Day...  Something of note: I am very very partial to jesters and the classic "King's Fool" trope, and over the years have drawn TONS of jesters, clowns, jokers, and all sorts of strange-humored creatures...In fact, the little demon nymphs I've taken to drawing over the past while certainly have their roots in my jester art.   Of course, all I have to share today are pretty fairies (sorry lol!) but still...it is SPRINGTIME and I am ready to only have to wear one pair of pants when I go outside. There are flowers poking out through the mud now, and the other day I even saw a wasp!  So, I suppose the fairies are appropriate :) Very first, I have a Featured Art for April up on my website- she is a repainted Monster High Operetta doll going by Gloria now.  Fashioned after a purple poofy flower of some unknown variety, she is very pleased to make your acquaintance.  For more info on her, photos, and all her little details (what I made her

Dropped the ball...

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Sheepish greetings... So, kinda fell off the map there for (at this point) most of March,  and of course I feel terrible for not updating on my weekly schedule. I also did not post a featured art for this month!  I cannot imagine how people can keep up with posting to a social media site,  oh my gosh, I barely manage one a week. I suppose if I ONLY posted pictures it would be easier, but at some point people do become curious about the person behind the pictures. Well, let me tell you, I am rather boring, and I rather like that! Anyway, I do have work in progress pictures this week, as well as a sneak peek at the Sunday auction, so let's just do this! Sneak peek of some aceos I am currently drawing- including the next (and overdue) "art nouveau produce tag" aceo Black Raspberry: She is a bit crooked but I still love her!  I just made up a new batch of limited edition aceos, too, even though it just added to the mess that is my studio... So, this up

Dragon Nymph ACEO

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Hi hi! Okay, so I am currently not anywhere near my studio, and not exactly sure when I will be again (I mean, it's only a few days but my schedule is a little volatile right now), I have no idea what I am supposed to be blogging about because my calendar is at home and all. But I do have two new ACEOS to share today. So, I kind of planned ahead, I just dont remember exactly how, lol! The first is a pink dragon nymph, I call her "Rose and Gold": "Rose and Gold" is currently listed on eBay for a Buy It Now $15- you can view the listing for her HERE . Sunday auction-  "Happy Wings": A sweet little sprout fairy and her butterfly friends! She is currently up for auction on eBay HERE , ends next Sunday. I will be at least stopping by my home/studio on Monday (but probably will be permanently back by then) so any orders placed this weekend will go out asap Monday.  I am away from my life because I am helping my friends who just

"Smudge Signals" Painting, Sunday ACEO auction, + ramble

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 Hellooo! Today I have a new painting (yeah, again!), and also a ramble about de-cluttering, as well as the preview for this Sunday's ACEO auction! So, firstly, a new painting- "Smudge Signals"- yes, this is another painting based of a previous ACEO I drew (of the same title bc I am lazy).  This rendition is very brightly colored; the initial drawing was much more somber, so I wanted to give her some rainbow.   She is an original acrylic painting, 8.5" x 11" on sheet canvas, unframed but very easy to do so!  She is currently available for purchase on eBay- click HERE (or her picture above) to view the listing and more details about the painting.   I suppose I will just show the other art before I begin my ramble- this is the preview of the Sunday morning auction on eBay: This is "Honey Fae"- an original ACEO illustration (pen and ink) that will be available to bid on starting this Sunday (Feb 27).   I had a TON of fun drawing all the teeny flowers, and